A solution to bowel management issues with MS– Part 2

Posted by Jonathan Simpson, April 17 2018

Kerry has Multiple Sclerosis (MS), with bowel problems among the many symptoms this condition presents. In the second part of Kerry's story she reveals how she took control of her bowels.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Lifestyle, Transanal Irrigation, TAI, ISC, MS, Bowel Management, Neurogenic Bowel, Multiple Sclerosis, Self-catheterisation

Living an active life - what is an all-in-one kit?

Posted by Kent Revedal, April 16 2018

Kent has found the ideal catheter to use whilst travelling - offering him greater independence and control of his life. What is it and why is it needed?

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Topics: Catheterisation, Travelling with Catheters, wheelchair, Lifestyle, Travel, Bladder Management, ISC, Self-catheterisation, All-In-One

Coping with my MS related bowel problems - Part 1

Posted by Jonathan Simpson, April 12 2018

Suffering from MS related bowel problems might feel hopeless, but don't give up just yet. We talked to Kerry who spent hours and hours in the bathroom due to constipation, before she found her therapy.

Bowel function is controlled by the nervous system. Sometimes Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects the nerve paths to the bowels, which may lead to various bowel disorders, in Kerry’s case: constipation. Her story contains a lot of frustration, but also a lot of hope. This is the first part of Kerry's story.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Lifestyle, Transanal Irrigation, TAI, ISC, MS, Bowel Management, Neurogenic Bowel, Multiple Sclerosis, Self-catheterisation

Community leader Daniel Jenkins and the benefits of an all-in-one kit

Posted by Alan Cook, March 15 2018

Daniel Jenkins needs to be out in his town every day. As a pastor, he supports his community and often makes home visits. Paralysed after an operation 12 years ago, Daniel lost sensation in his lower abdomen, including bladder control. In this post, he explains how an all-in-one catheter kit gives him peace of mind and allows him to fulfil his obligations.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Travelling with Catheters, wheelchair, Lifestyle, Travel, ISC, spina bifida, Self-catheterisation, All-In-One

66 years old, and my first app download changed my life

Posted by Sacha Brech, January 11 2018


Paulene, 66, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at the age of 40, and has had bowel issues ever since. Her nurse recommended she try a new therapy, but what does an app have to do with bowel function...

– I have been using laxatives, laxatives and more laxatives... There have been examinations and investigations and it’s gotten worse and worse. A constant downward slope . . . 

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Topics: Lifestyle, Travel, Transanal Irrigation, Bowel Management, Neurogenic Bowel