Living With Faecal Incontinence

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, May 21 2019

For many people, living with a bowel disorder involves a seemingly endless search for answers. Parts of life may be lost, as adjustments are made in response to symptoms. It takes time and courage to keep sorting out and searching for ways to best manage the condition.

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation, TAI, Bowel Management

Constipation Was An Issue Long Before My Diagnosis

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, May 15 2019

“Constipation was an issue long before my diagnosis. I went to many different doctors who told me to take more fibre – it never seemed to work.” Brian, 58

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation, TAI, Bowel Management, parkinsons

TAI for Children - Trying Transanal Irrigation for the first time

Posted by Bev Collins, April 30 2019

This afternoon I had the huge privilege of meeting Emily aged 'four and a lot' (nearly five). Emily has cerebral palsy and was diagnosed aged two. What a delight! I feel so humbled but also honoured that I was involved in their lives today. This is why I love my job so much.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Transanal Irrigation, Children, TAI, Self-catheterisation

I Was 26 And Diagnosed With MS

Posted by Seema Duggal, March 19 2019

It was an ordinary morning, except for the fact that Lee woke up with a strange tingling feeling and numbness in his hand. As the day went by the numbness travelled up his arm, all the way up to his shoulder.

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation, TAI, MS, Bowel Management

Getting SMART

Posted by Bev Collins, March 5 2019

Struggling with MS bowel dysfunction, Select user, Helen, found that her life and decisions had become dominated by her bowel. Now she has taken back control by performing Transanal Irrigation (TAI) with the Navina Smart System.

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation, TAI, MS, Bowel Management