Promoting adherence with Transanal Irrigation – an electronic solution

November 18, 2020

TAI is a proven therapy for irrigating the bowel thousands of users have found effective relief from their bowel issues, and it even promotes better bladder health. But adherence in the initial training stage of adoption can often see users back out and return to less effective, but familiar strategies for managing the bowel. How to address these obstacles? In this case study, we look at how one user returned to TAI with consistent adherence.

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Topics: Neurogenic bowel, Navina Smart Data, TAI

Combining approaches to bladder and bowel dysfunction

November 30, 2018

The benefits of patient centered care cannot be overestimated. A holistic approach reveals avenues for care that might otherwise be left neglected – opportunities missed to enhance the wellbeing of the patient. But what would a working model look like when it concerns patients with neurogenic bladder and bowel?

 

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

Science Alert:  Functional bowel – there is nothing functional about it

February 6, 2018

Constipation and fecal incontinence are two symptoms of bowel dysfunction. There may be a cause, like impaired innervation of the intestine due to disease or injury. There may also be no traceable cause of the bowel symptoms; this is then called functional constipation or functional fecal incontinence.

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Topics: Science Alert, Neurogenic bowel, Bowel dysfunction

Science Alert: Spina bifida – children and young adults with specific needs

January 24, 2017

Bladder and bowel control has the potential of being a quiet distress throughout life for children and young adults with Spina Bifida. There are a few recent articles reviewing and investigating different aspects of bladder and bowel management therapy in this group.

You will find a summary from these articles in this blog post!

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Topics: Science Alert, Neurogenic bladder, Spina Bifida, Neurogenic bowel