How Does a Spinal Cord Injury Affect the Bladder?

Posted by Wellspect US, May 15 2019

When people see someone in a wheelchair, they typically notice the obvious fact first: this person can’t walk. But restricted mobility is just one issue that people with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) must face. In fact, problems with the bladder and bowel are commonly ranked as being bigger obstacles than an inability to walk.

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Topics: Bladder Health, Catheterization, Spinal Cord Injury

Women and Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Posted by Wellspect US, February 15 2019

An overactive bladder can be both stressful and embarrassing, causing frequent sprints to the bathroom. A correct diagnosis is essential for getting the right help.

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Topics: Women's Health

What are Invisible Disabilities?

Posted by Wellspect US, January 2 2019

Millions of people around the world have some kind of disability. In many cases it is impossible to tell, just by looking at someone. These "invisible" impairments are limiting in one way or another, even though it is not obvious to others. So let's get below the surface and talk about invisible disabilities!

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Topics: Men's Health, Women's Health

10 Expert Tips for Smooth Digestion

Posted by Wellspect US, November 24 2018

Your stomach is like a car. As long as it’s running smoothly, you probably don’t pay much attention to what's happening with it. But as soon as a weird sound is heard or the brakes are squealing, it demands your attention.  It’s not only annoying—it may hinder you from going where you want and doing what you want.

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Fighting Social Isolation

Posted by Wellspect US, November 19 2018

When you have a severe accident or get a new diagnosis, there often are several sudden and significant changes that challenge the way you live. It is during times like these that we realize that no man is an island; we all need people in our life. In this post by Kent Revedal, we explore how to avoid social isolation and maintain meaningful relationships.

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Topics: Active Living, Men's Health, Women's Health