Intermittent Catheterization with a Three-year-old

Apr 9, 2021 11:17:40 PM

Most riders guide their horse with their legs, but Evie has no sensation from the knees down, as she was born with a form of Spina Bifida. It affects her balance, but that doesn’t stop her from riding Daisy. It also impairs Evie’s bladder and bowel function, so she uses urinary catheters to empty her bladder.

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To be a Kid with Spinal Cord Injury

Mar 4, 2021 1:53:39 AM

She was injured in a car accident at the age of five – today she is 19 and a promising handball player, living her life to the fullest. But it wasn’t always easy to be a child with a spinal cord injury.

This is Julia Johansson’s inspiring story.

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The story about LoFric’s balanced surface

Mar 3, 2021 5:00:00 PM

Born in Sweden 1983, LoFric was the world’s first hydrophilic catheter – a true revolution at the time. Finally, self-catheterization became a real, viable option for people with bladder problems. Since then, LoFric has improved the everyday for thousands of people around the world, helping them to lead a more balanced life.

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Topics: Clean Intermittend Catheterisation (CIC), Catheterisation

Proud to Catheterize

Feb 27, 2021 1:08:43 AM

After being told in her 30s that she would need to catheterize for the rest of her life, Serena Green felt humiliated. Now she is proud to catheterize but her journey to acceptance in the years following involved friends, family and healthcare professionals.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Women's health, CIC

Four steps up the stairs and life changed forever

Feb 26, 2021 1:41:49 AM

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: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), TAI, Spinal injury

How to Improve Your Digestion – 10 Expert Tips

Feb 24, 2021 1:11:08 AM

We’ve all had to pay closer attention to how, when and what we eat, and it’s always worth reminding ourselves of how to treat ourselves and our digestion well, especially if we have a neurogenic diagnosis. Here are the 10 best tips for a healthy stomach from nutrition counselor and wellness expert Anna Carin.

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Topics: Bowel management, Health, Neurogenic bowel, Fecal incontinence, Clean Intermittend Catheterisation (CIC), TAI

Not all catheters are the same

Feb 17, 2021 5:00:00 PM

How can a catheter help you lead a more balanced life?

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Topics: Clean Intermittend Catheterisation (CIC)