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Welcome to the Urological Community! Explore our library of helpful resources to help you learn more about how to catheterize, keep a healthy urinary tract and more. Our goal is to provide current, accessible and accurate information about a variety of urology issues you may experience. We look forward to answering any questions you may have.

Have you recently been told you will need a catheter? Are you curious about whether catheterizing could solve the incontinence issues you may have been experiencing? Are you a catheter veteran, but want to learn more? We have answers for anyone who falls into the above categories. Educate yourself about the different types and options and learn about how to troubleshoot issues, too!

It’s important to maintain your health – and that means maintaining the health of all your systems. Your urinary tract is included in full-body health! While urinary tract health may not always be under your control, paying attention to your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra may help you avoid trouble down the line. Learn more about your urological health in our community.

From interviews to how-to’s, some things are best explained in person. Watch these videos for great tips from Laura and our clinical team, who cover topics in a clear and concise way – not to mention fun!

Kidney Stone

This Is How Long It Takes to Pass a Kidney Stone

By Emily DiNuzzo for Readers Digest Passing a kidney stone can be extremely painful and, in some...

Aimee Sharp
Soreness with an Intermittent Catheter

Addressing Soreness with an Intermittent Catheter | Ask Aaron

Check out Colin's question to Aaron Baker, our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, about soreness with an intermittent catheter, after removal.

Aaron Baker
About Catheters

Nobody Wants to Talk About Catheters. Our Silence Could Prove Fatal

In this article from Mosiac Science, learn about why many hospitals are trying to teach their staff more about catheters and lessen their use.

Aimee Sharp
Catheter Complications

Recorded Webinar: Common Urinary Catheter Complications and How to Address Them

To view the recording of our Common Urinary Catheter Complications and How to Address Them Webinar,...

Danny Nguyen
See a Urologist

When Should a Man See a Urologist?

In this short answer from a specialist, first published on Cleveland Clinic's page, when when a man should first see a urologist.

Aimee Sharp
Urological Issues

Spinal Cord Injuries and Urological Issues

In this article by our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialists, he discusses the various bladder issues that are associated with a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
Urological Health

Urological Health Overview

In this article, we give tips to keep your urological health at its best and link to our other articles about visiting a urologist and more.

Aimee Sharp


This is our main home page for all things related to catheters - male external, intermittent and indwelling (Foley). Learn more.

Aimee Sharp
catheter problems

Catheter Problems: Troubleshooting

Whether you are new to catheterizing or experienced with catheters, you may experience some common catheter problems. Learn how to resolve these issues.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
how to clean a urine bag

How to Empty, Clean and Change Your Leg Bag or Drainage Bag

If a doctor has advised you to use foley or external catheters, then you will also need to use urinary bags. Learn how to empty, clean and change your bag.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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