Four steps up the stairs and life changed forever

Posted by Helen Ledger, November 27 2020

Four steps up the stairs – and then everything turned black. Michael, then 54 years old, was on his way up to the second floor of his home when the accident happened – he fainted and fell so awkwardly that he broke his neck and back.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), TAI

What does Alice, 10 years old, think about Transanal Irrigation?

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, October 30 2020

Alice Tillman is really passionate about spreading knowledge of TAI  the thought of other children having to endure painful procedures because of bowel disorders, like she did, makes her frustrated when there is an alternative available. She hopes that all children who need it will be able to use it and get the fun back in their life.

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Intermittent Catheterisation with a three-year-old

Posted by Sam Crow, October 27 2020

Most riders guide their horse with their legs, but Evie has no sensation from the knees down, as she was born with a form of Spina Bifida. It affects her balance, but that doesn’t stop her from riding Daisy. It also impairs Evie’s bladder and bowel function, so she uses urinary catheters to empty her bladder.

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How do we work with sustainability at Wellspect?

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, October 23 2020

In an interview with Åsa Westling, Senior R&D Scientist and Eva Wahlberg, Vice President R&D, we look into how Wellspect uses life cycle assessment to reduce the environmental impact of its products and processes.

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Topics: Sustainability, Catheterisation

How TAI gave one family their life back – part 2

Posted by Alan Cook, October 19 2020

Having organised their whole lives around her enema schedule, Alice and her family discovered the benefits of Transanal Irrigation  TAI. Would Alice finally be able to go to the toilet without pain?

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Topics: TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Children