Is colonic irrigation the same as TAI (Transanal Irrigation)?

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, September 7 2020

The short answer? No, not at all.
Colonic irrigation is a “therapy” with little scientific evidence of any health benefits. On the other hand, TAI or transanal irrigation can be a game-changer for people looking to manage their bowel disorders and enjoy a normal life.

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Topics: TAI, Incontinence, Bowel Management, Constipation

A life without constipation

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, September 2 2020

Marija, 58, had been chronically constipated for years. Find out how she is now living a life without constipation.

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Topics: TAI, Bowel Management, Constipation

Feeling free again

Posted by Sam Crow, September 2 2020

Noah, 49, is recovering from rectal cancer but suffered from faecal incontinence following surgery. Find out how he reclaimed his freedom and broke away from a life that revolved around quick access to a toilet.

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Topics: Incontinence, Bowel Management

Connie and the Good Life

Posted by Helen Ledger, July 1 2020

There are solutions for almost anything, but rarely does a single solution work for everyone. We're all different with different requirements and needs, so sometimes it's necessary to search a little further for a solution that's exactly right for the individual. 

Connie is among those who developed major intestinal problems following a tumor operation on her back, but in the end found the method that brought the Good Life back to her. 66 years old, married and living with her family in a small Danish community, Connie's life has always been filled with physical activity and a fulfilling social life. She has a large circle of acquaintances and often invites family and friends to dinners.

All of these activities were put on hold in the autumn of 2015, when Connie was diagnosed with a benign tumor in her back that put pressure on the nerve paths and tissue. She underwent an operation to remove it.

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Topics: Travel, TAI, Bowel Management

'Health is the great leveller' - Part 2

Posted by Sam Crow, May 5 2020

After his Spina Bifida worsened and he suffered a collapse at work, Andy decided it was time to reach out for support. Now he’s grateful for the cross-team support provided by his local healthcare professionals and the Navina Care Team. 

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Topics: TAI, Bowel Management, spina bifida, bladder and bowel interaction