Who wants to talk about constipation and faecal incontinence?

February 1 2021

We do. At Wellspect, bladder and bowel problems are at the centre of our endeavours. We've made it our mission to remove the stigma around these issues and spread knowledge about the available solutions. One of these is transanal irrigation (TAI). In our ACCT Webinar on February 9th, 14:00-15:00 GMT (15:00 - 16:00 CET), we have put together an educational program that covers transanal irrigation as a possible therapy to manage constipation and faecal incontinence, with examples taken from the latest scientific research. Don’t miss it!

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Topics: Bowel dysfunction, ACCT, TAI

Promoting adherence with Transanal Irrigation – an electronic solution

December 14 2020

TAI is a proven therapy for managing bowel dysfunction helping thousands to find an effective relief from their bowel dysfunction symptoms. It even promotes better bladder health. But adherence to the therapy in the initial training stage can often be challenging, as the results are not immediate. It happens that some impatient users come back to less effective, but familiar strategies for managing their bowels. How to help them adhere to proven effective TAI therapy, that can truly give life changing positive results? In this case study, we look at the story of one user, who managed to overcome initial obstacles.

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Topics: Navina Smart Data, Navina Smart, TAI, Transanal Irrigation

Functional constipation affects the QoL of children

October 16 2020

This review underscores the negative impact of constipation on children’s well-being and identifies factors associated with lower health-related quality of life in children.

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Topics: TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Children

Science Alert: Bladder and bowel symptoms: Need for actions

July 3 2018

The impact on individuals’ quality of life of maintaining or restoring bladder and bowel continence cannot be underestimated. It is a top user priority but this is unfortunately not always reflected in healthcare and research initiatives.

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Topics: Science Alert, LUTS, TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Incontinence, Urology, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Continence, Scientific Papers, Clinical Studies

Science Alert: Bladder and bowel interaction – Linked together, for better or worse?

June 29 2018

The bladder and bowel are neighbours in the body and share innervation. Shared innervation means that the nerves travel together. This may be one reason why we commonly see an overlap in symptom profiles in lower urinary tract and colonic disorders.

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Topics: Science Alert, LUTS, TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Incontinence, Urology, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Continence, Scientific Papers, Clinical Studies