Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist answers questions about a peristomal hernia. Are they normal? What can I do about them?
An intestinal blockage is when food is lodged in the intestine so ouput can't empty from the body. We discuss tips to help clear an intestinal blockage
We are pleased to offer our Living Well with an Ostomy guide. This reference guide includes information about how to care for your colostomy or ileostomy.
How to empty your ostomy pouch, shown by someone who has had an ileostomy for over five years, along with tips and suggestions.
Every year, when my "stomaversary" comes around, I take a minute to reflect on where I was in 2011 and the years after surgery.
In the few years after ostomy surgery, I have accomplished and experienced so much. I wanted to share my short-list with you!
In this video, Joy Hooper is introduced by Laura Cox before explaining the difference between several types of common ostomy diversions (procedures).
From the novice to the well-seasoned veteran, this hour-long session will provide a step-by-step approach for conducting an accurate stoma assessment.
In this recorded webinar, you can learn how to identify clinical characteristics assessed during a stomal and peristomal skin assessment.
Eric, from Vegan Ostomy, talks food, family & adjustment after ostomy surgery. He gives tips and a unique perspective to the experience of having an ostomy.