How to become independent: Debora can now face new challenges thanks to ISC and TAI

Posted by Wellspect, August 26 2021

After her motorcycle accident, Debora's only desire was been to return to being independent and continue working on her projects. She faced the life-changing circumstances with great determination. Debora tells us about her experience and how she managed to turn her life around.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, TAI, ISC, Spinal Cord Injury

Advice when choosing a catheter - what to look for

Posted by Mike Kerr, April 7 2021

If you've just been told that you have to self catheterise, it can be difficult to know what catheter might be right for you. Michael Kerr - Paralympian, catheter user and Wellspect Ambassador - talks to us about what factors influenced his choice in catheter.

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Topics: Bladder management, ISC, Spinal Cord Injury

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.

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Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation

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.

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Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation

Need to catheterise? Here are the 5 most common challenges

Posted by Wellspect, February 5 2021

Are you about to start Intermittent Catheterisation? Some of you might feel a little uneasy about it, but don't worry! The majority of people find the process simple and straightforward. Once they have tried it a few times and found it doesn’t hurt, they realise it has the potential to improve their quality of life.

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Topics: Women's health, Well-being, ISC, Self-catheterisation, Catheterisation, BPH