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signs of kidney stones

Early Signs of Kidney Stones

If you've had a kidney stone, you know they can be excruciating. Some lifestyle changes can be made to prevent kidney stones, however if you experience unbearable pain or are worried, it's best to seek medical help.

Taylor Snell
Male External Catheters

Male External Catheters

Male external catheters (MECs), also known as condom catheters, are an option for men who experience incontinence instead of using diapers or intermittent catheters. If your doctor has recommended a condom catheter, we can help you learn more about how to get started, and how to troubleshoot.

Aimee Sharp
types of catheters

Types of Catheters: Catheters 101

Are you new to using catheters, or do you know someone who is? Learn all about the different types of catheters and when they are used in this article.

Sarah McIlvaine
Intermittent Catheters

Intermittent Catheters

Intermittent catheterization, when done properly, is one of the safest ways to catheterize. Nothing...

Aimee Sharp
keeping bladder healthy

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

The health of your bladder is extremely important to your everyday well-being. As you age, there are steps you can take to help keep your bladder healthy.

Taylor Snell
Visiting Urologist First Time

Visiting the Urologist for the First Time

Visiting the urologist for the first time can be daunting, but being prepared and knowing what to expect during the visit may help ease uncertainty.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Living with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Many people are uncomfortable discussing pelvic floor dysfunction, but there are many treatment options available that can improve daily quality of life.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
UTIs in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Doctor Re-Examines Evidence on UTIs in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

UTIs in patients with Spinal Cord Injury can be common. This doctor provides evidence that reusing catheters can increase the risk.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Bladder Tools

Assistive Technology Part 1.2: Personal Care – Bladder Tools

In a previous blog, I wrote about what I personally use to manage my neurogenic bladder. In this...

Aaron Baker
adjusting to your new catheter

Adjusting to Your New Catheter

A urinary catheter takes some getting used to. However, it is relatively easy to lead a normal life...

Taylor Snell
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