My first app download changed my life

November 25 2020

The benefits of being connected cannot be underestimated, especially when it comes to interacting with our health services. Having started with Transanal irrigation, Paulene found that her limited hand function made it challenging. So how did an app solve her problems?

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bowel, Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Four steps up the stairs and life changed forever

November 11 2020

Four steps up the stairsand then everything turned black. Michael, then 54 years old, was on his way up to the second floor of his home when the accident happenedhe fainted and fell so awkwardly that he broke his neck and back. 

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Neurogenic bowel

Is colonic irrigation the same as TAI (Transanal Irrigation)?

July 29 2020

The short answer? No, not at all.
Colonic irrrigation is a “therapy” with little scientific evidence of any health benefits. On the other hand, TAI or transanal irrigation can be a game-changer for people looking to manage their bowel disorders and enjoy a normal life.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bowel dysfunction, functional bowel

Trying Transanal Irrigation for the first time

May 30 2020

Having shared with you my first experience of catheterization, I want to tell you what it was like when I performed Transanal Irrigation myself for the first time.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bowel dysfunction

Connie and the Good Life

April 29 2020

There are solutions for almost anything, but rarely does a single solution work for everyone. We're all different with different requirements and needs, so sometimes it's necessary to search a little further for a solution that's exactly right for the individual. 

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Sports and leisure