Catheters: Your questions answered

Catheters: Your questions answered

Catheters your questions answered Whether you have an indwelling, intermittent or suprapubic catheter for a few days, weeks, or long-term, we’ve pulled together the answers to some common questions around catheters. Please note the information supplied is...
Comparing Catheters

Comparing Catheters

What is a Catheter? A catheter is a hollow flexible tube inserted into your bladder allowing your urine to drain freely. Urinary retention is the body’s inability to completely empty the bladder after urination. The most common reason for insertion of a urinary...
Catheters: an essential guide

Catheters: an essential guide

Catheters an essential guide Urinary catheters come in many sizes and types, including rubber, silicone or latex. They’re typically used when unable to urinate or to treat medical conditions such as: Blocked flow of urine as a result of bladder stones, blood clots in...
Dangers of self-diagnosing

Dangers of self-diagnosing

Dangers of self-diagnosing with continence problems Treatments for continence problems are most successful when diagnosed accurately by a health professional as opposed to self diagnosing. Despite popular belief, incontinence is not an inevitable part of aging, nor is...
How to: Getting into shape

How to: Getting into shape

How to: Getting into shape One of the most common New Years’ resolutions is to get fit and lose weight. However, many people go about getting into shape the wrong way, by doing too much, too soon. Not only does this increase the risk of injury but also the likelihood...
Tips For Better Bladder Control

Tips For Better Bladder Control

Tips For Better Bladder Control Bladder control is something most people take for granted – until it’s gone. But if your bladder control could be better, it’s important to know you’re not alone. Roughly 33% of people aged 30 to 70 suffer from...