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Bowel retraining

Bowel Retraining is a conservative treatment that is generally aimed at people who have recurring constipation or diarrhoea, or limited or reduced sensation in their rectum due to nerve damage. The aim is to improve the consistency of…

Banding

Banding is a conservative treatment indicated for haemorrhoids (piles). This procedure is a common treatment and will normally be carried out as an outpatient and you will be able to go home immediately afterwards.  You may feel some …

Sphincter Exercises

People with faecal incontinence or leakage of faeces can be helped by undertaking special exercises to strengthen the sphincter muscles. With regular practice, the exercises could help to build up your muscles. Check with your health…

Maintaining a Healthy Bowel

The digestive system can be upset easily. An unhealthy diet, stress, antibiotics and travel are some of the causes. An upset digestive system can make you feel bloated and sluggish. Many people suffer from digestive related problems at…

Bowel Support and Advice

There are an estimated 6.5 million people in the UK with some form of bowel control problem, and this is thought to be a conservative estimate, as a result of under-reporting due to the embarrassing nature of these problems. Being…