... but in my dreams I dance

Posted by Wellspect, March 18 2021

This is part two of the captivating story of Paralympic athlete Anne Wafula Strike MBE, who had a rough start in life, but never gave up. As Wellspect's guest blogger, she continues to share the fantastic story of her life and career. Enjoy the article and the video!

Read More

Topics: Paralympics

I didn't apply for disability...

Posted by Wellspect, March 12 2021

Paralympic athlete Anne Wafula Strike MBA had a rough start in life. As Wellspect's guest blogger, she shares her fantastic story in two parts. Please enjoy the first part of the article and video!

Read More

Topics: Paralympics

The story about LoFric’s balanced surface

Posted by Wellspect, March 3 2021

Born in Sweden 1983, LoFric was the world’s first hydrophilic catheter – a true revolution at the time. Finally, self-catheterisation became a real, viable option for people with bladder problems. Since then, LoFric has improved the everyday for thousands of people around the world, helping them to lead a more balanced life.

Read More

Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation

How Ben, 23, solved his faecal incontinence with Transanal Irrigation

Posted by Wellspect, February 23 2021

"Completely changed my life" is how Ben* describes the impact of Transanal Irrigation (TAI). Having become paraplegic at age seven following the onset of the rare condition Ependymoma, Ben has lived with the fear of incontinence ever since and would have been unable to work had he not been introduced to Transanal Irrigation. Now he can take part in all the regular pursuits of a young adult, but it hasn't been easy getting there.

Read More

Topics: Bowel management, TAI, Transanal Irrigation

Not all catheters are the same

Posted by Wellspect, February 17 2021

How can a catheter help you lead a more balanced life?

We know catheterisation is never anyone’s first choice when it comes to emptying their bladder. However, when different circumstances have prevented us from urinating on our own, intermittent catheterisation is often the next best thing, and with a little training it can become a very natural part of your everyday life.

Read More

Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation