Quality of life aspects of bladder and bowel dysfunction

Posted by Wellspect US, Jul 28, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Bladder and bowel interacts and have a significant impact on people’s quality of life and well-being. Many suffer in silence, too embarrassed to mention it to their doctor or nurse, often missing out on life improving treatment and coping strategies.

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Topics: neurogenic bladder, bladder and bowel interaction, neurogenic bowel, quality of life

How to treat LARS?

Posted by Wellspect US, Jun 16, 2020 7:30:00 AM

This study represents a randomized controlled trial to compare transanal irrigation with posterior tibial nerve stimulation in the management of severe Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS).

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Topics: bowel management, Transanal Irrigation (TAI), Low Anterior Resection Syndrome

Does catheter choice matter? Three key features for better adherence

Posted by Wellspect US, Dec 11, 2018 1:24:00 PM

 

Intermittent catheterization (IC) is a therapy that can be met with challenges. These barriers sometimes prevent the accurate practice of IC, putting the related positive outcomes at risk.

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Science Alert: Intermittent catheterization – 4 myths and facts to resolve

Posted by Wellspect US, Oct 29, 2018 12:59:06 PM

Intermittent emptying of the bladder using a catheter (i.e. intermittent catheterization) is a first choice therapy for people with voiding dysfunctions. This therapy can be practiced in many ways and there is a range of catheter types to choose from.

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Science Alert: How Parkinson’s Affects the Bladder and Bowel

Posted by Wellspect US, Aug 1, 2018 1:17:00 PM

Welcome to the June 2018 edition of Wellspect's Science Blog! This month, we're highlighting how Parkinson's affects the bladder and bowel. You'll also find valuable information about Bladder & Bowel Symptoms, Spinal Cord Injury, Catheterization Techniques and information about the groundbreaking bowl treatment option Transanal Irrigation (TAI). This is a summary that you won't want to miss!

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Topics: Bladder Health, Catheterization