Treatment Options for Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction

Apr 3, 2023 8:03:57 PM

From your first minute on this Earth, your poo is of greatest interest. First to your parents (Is the child constipated? What color is the poo?). Then, after a gentle transition, you are supposed to be the poo manager yourself. And it is important - because when the bowel works, life tends to work.

Today we will talk about neurogenic bowel dysfunction – when the bowel doesn’t work – and also about connected treatments.

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Topics: Bowel management

Overcoming Obstacles with Spina Bifida: Ida Rönnblad Shares Her Experiences

Mar 10, 2023 9:57:02 PM

People born with Spina Bifida get used to the obstacles the condition presents – nevertheless, people do get tired of them from time to time. We met Ida Rönnblad – sociable, positive, and a passionate bird-watcher. Over a cup of coffee, we discussed what freedom and dignity mean to her.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Bladder management

Continence or Incontinence: What's the Difference?

Jan 20, 2023 10:53:04 PM

The words "continence" and "incontinence" can sometimes cause confusion. Our latest blog post aims to clear things up and shed some light on the differences between continence and incontinence! 
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Topics: Fecal incontinence, Urinary incontinence

Intermittent Catheterization: How to Succeed With Your Bladder Management - New ISCoS Webinar Episode!

Dec 19, 2022 6:51:47 PM

We are pleased to be back together with ISCoS for a new episode of their webinar series "SCI Care - What Really Matters". This time focused on bladder management and how to succeed with intermittent catheterization.

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3 Sneaky Things That May Be Causing Your Frequent UTIs

Dec 2, 2022 6:49:08 PM

For many, the acronym 'UTI' is an all too familiar one; especially for those who require catheterization. Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) affect millions of people a year and cause lots of unwanted stress and pain.

In this article, we share common ways in which catheter users may be self-sabotaging and unintentionally causing more UTIs. By avoiding these three habits, you can be on your way to better health and have fewer trips to the doctor's office for a urine culture.

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Topics: Women's health, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS), Bladder dysfunction

Understanding the 3 most common female bladder problems

Nov 11, 2022 10:54:54 PM

A burning sensation, sprints to the bathroom, or just a little dribble? Symptoms from the lower urinary tract (LUTS) are extremely common in women, but nevertheless both unpleasant and embarrassing. We're here to help you understand them better. 


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Topics: Women's health, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS), Bladder dysfunction

What you need to know when traveling with catheters

Sep 9, 2022 9:29:55 PM

There's nothing better than going on vacation! Would you rather be relaxing on the beach, enjoying a city break, or taking that adventurous once-in-a-lifetime trip?

Regardless of where you are going and what you're doing, any type of travel and change to your routine comes with the same questions: Will I be there in time? Did I remember to pack my phone charger? Did I unplug the iron?

Some travelers will also ask themselves: Will I be able to find an accessible toilet? Did I pack enough catheters? How will I get past customs with my catheters and medicine?

To make things easier for you, we put together a checklist that can ease your concerns about traveling and using catheters.


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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Travelling with catheters

LoFric Elle, an innovation with sustainability in focus

Jul 15, 2022 6:00:00 PM

In 2019, Wellspect launched a new urinary catheter for women; LoFric Elle. What is so unique about LoFric Elle and why does she make real difference? Well for starters, it has been developed by women, for women and with sustainability in mind throughout every step of the process. Sara Tronarp, Project Manager and Susanne Lindholm, Global Product Manager explains in further detail.

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Topics: Lofric Elle, Sustainability

A revolution in your hands

Jun 20, 2022 6:00:00 PM

Toothpaste tube, butterfly openings and spiral indents. Many creative ideas were tested and rejected during the development of our brand-new female catheter. But one idea outperformed them all – and has been refined to perfection. This is the story of LoFric Elle!

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Topics: Bladder management, dignity, Clean Intermittend Catheterisation (CIC)

Is LoFric Elle really a revolution in your hands?

Jun 3, 2022 6:15:00 PM

Bringing a new product to the market involves testing, testing and even more testing, because the comfort and dignity of the user is the foundation for everything we do at Wellspect.

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Topics: Women's health, Bladder dysfunction, dignity, Lofric Elle