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.

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Topics: Bowel management, TAI, Transanal Irrigation

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

How TAI gave one family their life back – part 2

Posted by Alan Cook, October 19 2020

Having organised their whole lives around her enema schedule, Alice and her family discovered the benefits of Transanal Irrigation  TAI. Would Alice finally be able to go to the toilet without pain?

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Topics: TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Children

How TAI gave one family their life back – part 1

Posted by Alan Cook, October 13 2020

A family might take for granted the typical activities they might enjoy – swimming, nature and play. For one family, none of this would have been possible had they not discovered Transanal Irrigation – TAI.

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Topics: TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Children

Chronic Constipation can ruin daily life

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, August 13 2019

Most people are uncomfortable talking openly about living with chronic constipation, and many try to hide the condition from friends and family. Those who do reveal the condition sometimes face questions from others  who don’t understand the difference between an occasional bout of constipation, which we all experience at some point, and chronic   constipation, which is a  serious conditions that rules sufferers’ daily lives.

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Topics: TAI, Transanal Irrigation