Is it true that you can’t have a relationship if you catheterise?

Posted by Evie Toombes, October 16 2019

Read about 17-year old Evie and her take on the myths surrounding urological problems and catheterisation.

No one expects a young girl to use catheters. Instead we think of older people, perhaps in hospital or care homes that don't have full bladder control. Yet it is estimated that 1 in 2 of us will be affected by a urological condition in our lifetime. It just isn't always spoken about!

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Topics: Sex and Love, Catheterisation, Women's Health, Lifestyle, Sports, Self-catheterisation

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

My Amazing Rehabilitation Through Neurokenix - Part 1

Posted by Sallyanne, November 27 2018

My name is Sallyanne and I sustained a spinal cord injury after breaking my back when my horse fell on top of me at a cross country event in October 2015

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

Brand Ambassador Spotlight - Jesse Billauer

Posted by Alan Cook, November 20 2018

In March 1996, Jesse Billauer was one of the top 100 junior surfers in the world and only weeks away from turning professional when an accident changed his life forever. But he didn't let a twist of fate get in the way of his love for surfing.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Paralympics, Lifestyle, Bladder Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Sports, Coping Strategies, Self-catheterisation

Exchanging the wheelchair for a Porsche

Posted by Sacha Brech, March 15 2017

There are 10 000 people with a racing license in the UK. 200 of them are women, and one of them has a spinal cord injury. Her name is Nathalie McGloin and today she is at the ACCT symposium in Sweden to share her inspiring story.  For you who will miss it – here is a teaser!

 

“When you’re on a race track with able-bodied drivers, you’re no longer a wheelchair user – you’re another competitor. It’s the freedom you strive for after a spinal cord injury," Nathalie says. "You want to be viewed as a person, not a disabled person.”

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Topics: Lifestyle, Recovery, Spinal Cord Injury, Sports