Women and LUTS: Atonic Bladder
May 12, 2023 8:08:09 PM
Many women with a Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or injury from child birth have difficulties emptying the bladder. In this article we focus on the reason: Atonic Bladder.Read More
What is Transanal Irrigation (TAI)?
Apr 12, 2023 9:45:51 PM
It can be difficult to find a regular toilet routine if you suffer from chronic constipation or fecal incontinence. Some people constantly fear public accidents or literary spending hours in the bathroom.
Mikey was one of them until he found the solution to his bowel problems – transanal irrigation (TAI). Keep reading to learn more about TAI!
Female urinary incontinence: symptoms, diagnosis & treatment
Mar 15, 2023 2:00:00 PM
Female urinary incontinence is a very common condition. It affects 1 in 4 women and means an involuntary loss of urine. As well as the physical effects of the condition, frequent accidents can lead to social discomfort or isolation. Let's take a look at what everyday life entails with respect to recognizing and treating this issue, how can we recognize it and what solutions and treatments are available.Read More
Topics: Women's health, Bladder management, Bladder dysfunction
A Quick Guide to Different Types of Catheters
Feb 21, 2023 8:14:27 PM
Unless you need to start using catheters, it is unlikely that you would know much about them. Here at Wellspect, we know that catheters can seem scary, difficult, and intimidating at first. Fortunately, by learning proper techniques, using catheters can become a simple part of your daily life.
If you're brand new to catheters you may not be familiar with different terminology. Thankfully, you can start here to sort out the basic concepts and terms!
How to improve your digestion – 10 expert tips
Jan 6, 2023 6:19:57 PM
It is always a good idea to pay closer attention to how, when, and what we eat to stay healthy. For those with a neurogenic diagnosis, finding ways to improve the body's digestion can be very helpful. Here are the 10 best tips for a healthy stomach from nutrition counselor and wellness expert Anna Carin.
Topics: Bowel management, Health
To children with Spina Bifida: You CAN do it!
Dec 9, 2022 6:52:55 PM
To raise awareness for Spina Bifida, we asked Evie Toombes, Para Athlete and invisible illness ambassador, what she would tell her younger self, having been born with Spina Bifida, if she had the chance. Read her interesting and passionate story below.Read More
Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Spina Bifida, Intermittent Catheterization
How I live my life to the fullest after rectal cancer
Oct 13, 2022 9:01:00 AM
Noah*, 49 years old, is recovering from rectal cancer. After surgery, he found he had additional problems with fecal incontinence which affected all aspects of his life. In this article, he tells us how Transanal Irrigation - TAI - allowed him to recover his freedom and confidence.Read More
Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bowel dysfunction, cancer
A life without constipation
Oct 13, 2022 8:45:06 AM
Marija, 58 – have been chronically constipated for years.Read More
How Veterans Affairs (VA) Centers Are Boosting Patient Care with LoFric Catheters
Oct 7, 2022 9:13:30 PM
Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are going above & beyond by providing veterans with quality LoFric catheters for intermittent catheterization (IC).Read More
Topics: Intermittent Catheterization, LoFric, Urotonic surface technology, Veterans
What's the difference between Enlarged Prostate (BPH) and Prostate Cancer?
Sep 21, 2022 6:38:10 PM
Many people think that an enlarged prostate (BPH) and prostate cancer are associated, but the simple answer is: No, they are not.
Professor Ralph Peeker explains the concepts.Read More
Topics: Enlarged Prostate