Niko Sommer has one goal: to win a medal at the Paralympics in 2026 in winter sports. He combines lectures and seminars with training and cycling at Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck, Germany. And training is a lot easier on the slopes, if you have the right type of catheter.
Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Sports and leisure, Bladder management, Intermittent Catheterization, Spinal Cord Injury, #RoadToParis
Male urinary catheters: a complete guide on how to use
November 17 2021
In this post we will talk about the male urinary catheter, a common aid that many men use daily to empty their bladder. Even if you’re just a beginner, you don’t need to worry: there are easy solutions on how to handle it in a safe and hygienic way. In this guide we explain all the aspects related to intermittent catheterization for men and provide answers to your most common questions.Read More
Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Intermittent Catheterization
Read about 17-year old Evie and her take on the myths surrounding urological problems and catheterization.Read More
Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Bladder dysfunction, Intermittent Catheterization
Hassan's Remarkable Recovery
September 5 2017
The doctors attending to Hassan had not heard from him in a long time; with his extensive injuries and constant battling of infection, they feared the worse. But the most remarkable recovery had occurred. This is how it happened…Read More
Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
5 ways to prevent catheter-associated UTI
January 13 2016
If you feel a burning pain when you pee, you might have a bladder infection. Most people who use catheters have experienced this unwelcome condition at least once, and it's tiresome to know that you most likely will get another one later on.
But there are ways to avoid UTIs. Here are the best tips from some real experts— the European Association of Urology Nurses.
Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)