Friday, April 23, 2021

Tag: bowel care

Health Maintenance Toolkit: A guide for people with a Spinal Cord Injury

icare, together with Royal Rehab and the John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, is proud to share the Health Maintenance Toolkit. The toolkit is a guide to help people with a spinal cord injury (SCI)...

Electrical stimulation technique helps patients with spinal cord injury

For many individuals with spinal cord injury, restoring autonomic functions – such as blood pressure control, bowel, bladder and sexual function – is of a higher priority than walking again. Paralysis (loss of muscle function)...

Resources to support safer bowel care for patients at risk of autonomic dysreflexia

Patients with spinal cord injury or neurological conditions may have neurogenic bowel dysfunction, which often means they depend on routine interventional bowel care, including the digital (manual) removal of faeces (DRF). Some of these patients,...

Study shows bowel care is top concern for those with spinal cord injury

Cardiovascular physiology researcher Victoria Claydon's latest study, published in the Journal of Neurotrauma, focuses on the results of her multi-national study, which surveyed almost 300 participants with spinal cord injuries at or above the...