TAI: Helping children, teens and their families live with a bowel disorder

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, December 17 2020

Living with a bowel disorder can be especially difficult when you’re young. There is often physical pain and other difficulties such as bloating, loss of appetite and soiling many times a day. But it can also lead to emotional pain, embarrassment and insecurity. At a time when children and teenagers should be growing, developing and discovering their identity and independence, a bowel disorder can steal their youth and make them feel sad and isolated.

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Topics: Bowel management, Children and TAI, TAI, Children, Paediatrics

Skydive Raises Over £4000 For ERIC

Posted by Seema Duggal, November 13 2018

Part 2; In July, Wellspect HealthCare teamed up with children’s bladder and bowel charity ERIC, to give two members of our team the opportunity of a lifetime to complete a skydive and raise much needed funds for this valuable charity. 

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Topics: Children, Lifestyle, Paediatrics

Taking Fundraising To New Heights for ERIC

Posted by Seema Duggal, November 8 2018

In July, Wellspect HealthCare teamed up with children’s bladder and bowel charity ERIC, to give two members of our team the opportunity of a lifetime to complete a skydive and raise much needed funds for this valuable charity.

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Topics: Children, Lifestyle, Paediatrics

Five Reasons To Try TAI In Children With Bowel Dysfunction

Posted by Alan Cook, October 23 2018

When a child suffers from bowel problems, it often affects the whole family. Many struggle for far too long with dietary and stool changing medication, without satisfactory results. But there are other solutions!

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Topics: TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Children, Lifestyle, Paediatrics

TAI for children: With my help, my son started with transanal irrigation (TAI) at the age of three

Posted by Jonathan Simpson, June 5 2018

Paul and his son Tim, who is now 16 years old, were early adopters of TAI, so much so that they almost invented the therapy themselves…

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Topics: MS, Multiple Sklerose (MS), TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Spinal injury, Lifestyle, Paediatrics