Articles and Webinars

Whether you are a carer, a specialist, or completely new to continence care, Wellspect Education provides learning resources for your level of expertise

53 Articles

Bladder
  1. Common Challenges with SCI Bladder and Bowel Care

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    Debbie Green, spinal cord injury specialist lead, SIA, addresses some of the issues facing someone with a spinal injury with their bladder and bowel care.

  2. What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?

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    Learn more about what cauda equina syndrome is, its effects on bladder and bowel, and how to manage bladder and bowel symptoms in cauda equina.

  3. Cystocele

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    Prolapse means "to fall out of place". Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occurs when the vaginal walls, uterus, or both lose their normal support and fall out of place. Other nearby pelvic organs, such as the bladder or bowel, may be involved and also ‘drop’ from their normal position in the body. Cystocele is the most common type of POP.

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  4. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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    Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) refers to a broad constellation of symptoms and anatomical changes related to abnormal function of the structures within the pelvic floor complex, which includes the supportive fibrous tissue called fascia, the blood and nerve supply and in particular the pelvic floor musculature.

  5. IC and TAI Can Help Patients with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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    Pelvic floor dysfunction is common, but not commonly talked about. In this article, you will find an explanation about basic pelvic floor anatomy, description of symptoms and how these can be managed, which can be downloaded and handed out to your patients.

  6. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction webinar

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    In this webinar you will hear from Consultant Physiotherapist Julia Herbert talking on pelvic floor dysfunction, the associated symptoms and the management options that are available.

  7. Risk Factors for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection in Children

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    Recurrent UTIs in children with neurogenic bladders constitute high risk of leading to severe kidney damage and need to be an area of attention. This study is useful in determining treatments and proactive measures for preventing recurrent UTIs.

  8. Important aspects to consider for reducing risks of UTI’s in catheter users

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    Intermittent catheterization is the gold standard for bladder management, however there is an increased risk for urinary tract infections (UTIs) compared to natural bladder emptying. To help avoid getting UTI’s there are special catheter requirements to consider, and not all catheters are the same. Watch this short, descriptive animation demonstrating the optimal conditions for gentle and successful catheterization to avoid complications such as UTIs.

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