The Environmental Impact of Catheters

Posted by Wellspect US, April 20 2018

In an ideal world, catheters would be green enough to flush or recycle entirely. While this is not yet achievable, there are ways for companies to responsibly reduce the environmental impact of catheters.

 

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Topics: environment

The Difference Between Continence and Incontinence

Posted by Wellspect US, April 14 2018

The words "continence" and "incontinence" might cause some confusion. They are often used to explain the same thing, but they are actually each other's opposites.

Continence and incontinence both are considered invisible disabilities and affect people of all cultures, ages, backgrounds and genders. Both also are symptoms of bladder or bowel dysfunction.

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Understanding BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)

Posted by Wellspect US, April 10 2018

Visits to the restroom throughout the night, an inability to pass urine, accidental leakage, a consistent feeling of never fully relieving the bladder. These experiences all can have a negative impact on a person's quality of life, and are somewhat common for men with BPH.

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Enriched Therapeutic Environments: How an engaging environment can make physical therapy more effective and efficient

Posted by Wellspect US, April 9 2018

By Brian Sheridan, Founder of Michigan-based Level 11 Rehab Center

This article was originally shared in Wellbeing Magazine, Volume 18. 

“Physical therapy is pleasurable and fun!” said no one… ever. And why would they? Rooted in history’s most turbulent and tragic events, physical therapy has never been particularly glamorous. Beginning with the polio epidemic in 1916 and followed soon thereafter by the World Wars, physical rehabilitation was an ungracious profession used in environments that were hardly desirable. During these trying times, therapists were employed to “reconstruct” broken bodies of the sick or wounded, often using a literally hands-on approach which required tremendous creative ingenuity. In contrast to modern rehabilitation centers, the first therapists practiced in unsanitary hospital rooms, under pressing time constraints while lacking even the most basic therapeutic resources.

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What is LUTS?

Posted by Wellspect US, April 6 2018

There's no easy way to say it, but a majority of men will suffer from urinary problems at some point in his life. That may not be the most uplifting thought, but being aware of the symptoms and treatments can help keep your body (and life) on track. It's time to learn more about LUTS!

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