Male urinary catheters: a complete guide on how to use

Posted by Wellspect, November 23 2021

In this post, we will talk about the male urinary catheter, a common device that many men use daily to empty their bladder. Even if you’re just a beginner, you don’t need to worry. There are easy solutions for handling catheterisation in a safe and hygienic way. In this guide, we explain all the aspects related to intermittent self catheterisation for men and provide answers to your most common questions.

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Topics: Men's Health, Bladder management, Catheterisation

Reflections on Tokyo 2020 from a ParalympicsGB Nurse

Posted by Wellspect, September 6 2021

We caught up with our lead Nurse, Bev Collins, as she prepared to return home from the Tokyo2020 Paralympics, where she was part of the ParalympicsGB Nursing Team.

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Topics: Nursing, Paralympics, #roadtotokyo

How to become independent: Debora can now face new challenges thanks to ISC and TAI

Posted by Wellspect, August 26 2021

After her motorcycle accident, Debora's only desire was been to return to being independent and continue working on her projects. She faced the life-changing circumstances with great determination. Debora tells us about her experience and how she managed to turn her life around.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, TAI, ISC, Spinal Cord Injury

How do we change perceptions surrounding disability?

Posted by Wellspect, July 26 2021

British Wheelchair Basketball begins the world's first professional women's league in 2022, and Wellspect contacted athlete Sophie Carrigill earlier this year to talk about the issues surrounding disability and her advocacy for women in sport.

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Why did I leave it so long to start with Intermittent Self Catheterisation?

Posted by Wellspect, June 10 2021

"It was the angle, not the height”, says Arne, describing how he fell from a tree. As an active young man of 22, a game of football in the park with his friends had seen the ball get lodged in a branch, and Arne climbing to retrieve it. The resulting fall left Arne with a spinal cord injury, unable to walk or control his bladder.

That was 1990, and since then, Arne has travelled the world with work and had a fulfilling career. He enjoys spending time with his kids and has never stopped being active. But he only started with Intermittent Catheterisation (ISC) in 2013. Why the delay?

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