Learning how to live again - life after rehabilitation

Posted by Sam Crow, November 11 2019

Sustaining a spinal cord injury could be catastrophic, yet Montserrat Clotet's lust for life and positivity are obvious upon meeting her. In this short documentary, Montse gives us an insight into how she gets the most out of each day.

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Topics: SCi, Spinal Cord Injury, Self-catheterisation, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Back in the saddle

Posted by Sam Crow, June 18 2019

After a life-changing accident left Sallyanne Haigh paralysed from the waist down, doctors were quick to warn her away from a return to horse riding. Yet, three and a half years later, Sallyanne is not only back in the saddle – she’s taking home gold on horseback.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Recovery, Sport, Transanal Irrigation, Bladder Management, Spinal injury, Spinal Cord Injury, TAI, Bowel Management, Self-catheterisation

Inspired By Aspire

Posted by Sam Crow, April 16 2019

Every eight hours someone is paralysed by a Spinal Cord Injury. National charity Aspire, provides practical support to people who have been paralysed as a result of their injury, allowing them to lead fulfilled and independent lives. Vladimir’s story is just one of thousands of inspiring stories that come from Aspire’s work.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Spinal Cord Injury

Six Top Tips For Managing TAI Over The Holidays

Posted by Sam Crow, December 18 2018

The holidays are a wonderful time of year but it can be a disruptive period if you are managing your bowel with Transanal Irrigation (TAI). From family visits to festive food and drink, it can prove very 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: Paralympics, Spinal Cord Injury, Coping Strategies

My Amazing Rehabilitation Through Neurokenix - Part 2

Posted by Sallyanne, December 4 2018

Last week Sallyanne shared her story on how she re-gained her strength after her spinal cord injury. This week she shares how Neurokenix has helped her condition her body.

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Topics: Paralympics, Lifestyle, Spinal Cord Injury, Sports, Coping Strategies