I was 26 and diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Wellspect US, November 13 2018

It was an ordinary morning, except for the fact that Lee woke up with a strange tingling feeling and numbness in his hand. As the day went by, the numbness traveled up his arm, all the way to his shoulder. 

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Topics: TAI, Multiple Sclerosis

Women and Atonic Bladder

Posted by Wellspect US, October 31 2018

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'll focus on the reason: Atonic Bladder.

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Topics: Bladder Health, Women's Health

Enjoying Sex after Injury

Posted by Wellspect US, September 24 2018

After an injury or illness that reduces physical capabilities, your sex life may face new challenges. It takes time to adapt to your changed body. But the drive is not lost – it's still there, and it deserves to be nurtured.

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Topics: Men's Health, Spinal Cord Injury, Women's Health

Understanding Water Balance and Osmolality

Posted by Wellspect US, September 13 2018

Water supports vital organs like the kidney and bladder, helps promote smooth digestion, and makes it easier to maintain your weight (as it can curb cravings for other calorie-dense choices). Proper water consumption also helps those with tetraplegia to manage issues with low blood pressure, and allows catheter users to have a smoother experience. So, let's dive into what you need to know about H20 and finding the right water balance for your body!

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Topics: Bladder Health, Catheterization

Spina Bifida and the Bladder

Posted by Wellspect US, August 27 2018

Spina bifida is a congenital abnormality where the spinal cord is malformed and, in some cases, protrudes through the vertebral column. The name Spina Bifida is literally translated to split spine.

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Topics: Catheterization, Spina Bifida