Inspired By Aspire

Posted by Sam Crow, April 16 2019

Every eight hours someone is paralysed by a Spinal Cord Injury. National charity Aspire, provides practical support to people who have been paralysed as a result of their injury, allowing them to lead fulfilled and independent lives. Vladimir’s story is just one of thousands of inspiring stories that come from Aspire’s work.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Spinal Cord Injury

Support For Young People With MS

Posted by Bev Collins, March 26 2019

Every week approximately 10,000 are diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) in the UK. An increasing number of those are young adults for who it can be a huge challenge.

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Topics: Lifestyle, Bladder Management, MS

I Was 26 And Diagnosed With MS

Posted by Seema Duggal, March 19 2019

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 travelled up his arm, all the way up to his shoulder.

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation, TAI, MS, Bowel Management

Continence and Incontinence

Posted by Bev Collins, March 12 2019

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.

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Topics: Bladder Management, Incontinence, Continence, MS, Bowel Management, parkinsons

Getting SMART

Posted by Bev Collins, March 5 2019

Struggling with MS bowel dysfunction, Select user, Helen, found that her life and decisions had become dominated by her bowel. Now she has taken back control by performing Transanal Irrigation (TAI) with the Navina Smart System.

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation, TAI, MS, Bowel Management