Sam Crow

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Exploring Quality of Life After an MS Diagnosis

Posted by Sam Crow, January 14 2021

The symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis are diverse, and each symptom or combination of symptoms can affect the life of someone living with MS to varying degrees. Yet when it comes to an overall impact on quality of life, bladder and bowel dysfunction often rank highest, especially if a suitable treatment is not found. 

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Bowel management, Bladder management, MS, Multiple Sclerosis

How to improve your digestion – 10 expert tips

Posted by Sam Crow, January 8 2021

We’ve all had to pay closer attention to how, when and what we eat, and it’s always worth reminding ourselves of how to treat ourselves and our digestion well, especially if we have a neurogenic diagnosis. Here are the 10 best tips for a healthy stomach from nutrition counselor and wellness expert Anna Carin.

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Topics: Bowel management, Digestion

Six Top Tips For Managing TAI Over The Holidays

Posted by Sam Crow, December 22 2020

Despite the prospect of smaller celebrations than we would usually expect, we are all really looking forward to some sort of festivities at the end of this difficult year. Let’s make sure that this precious time is not disrupted by unexpected problems with your bowels. Family gatherings (even over zoom), festive food and drink can prove somewhat difficult to maintain your bowel routine, so we’ve put together these top tips to help you manage over the holidays.

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Topics: Bowel management, Bowel dysfunction, TAI, Transanal Irrigation

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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Continence and incontinence

Posted by Sam Crow, September 23 2020

The words "continence" and "incontinence" sometimes cause confusion. Continue to read this blog post and find out the basics of continence and incontinence! 

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