Science Alert: Bowel dysfunction – management strategies

Posted by Sofi Sigvardsson, April 25, 2017

Available treatment options for bowel dysfunction vary depending on symptoms, but generally when starting therapy, a conservative approach is recommended. However, as one study shows, there is a reduction in bowel function over time in persons with neurogenic bowel disorders.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bowel management

Science Alert: Bladder and bowel synergies – different sides of the same coin

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, April 18, 2017

The bladder and bowel share the pelvic floor and, in spite of known (and unknown) synergies, limited research has been undertaken on this topic. There are, for example, few studies exploring the impact of bladder and bowel dysfunction on social activities and quality of life.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bladder and bowel interaction, Bowel management

Science Alert: Bladder and bowel care in focus – from children to the elderly

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, March 31, 2017

Bladder and bowel problems are common and of high importance for people with spinal cord injury and other neurogenic damage.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bladder and bowel interaction, Bowel management