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Face masks: a new normal to protect ourselves

AD This article contains links With the recent UK Government guidance, face masks have become more commonplace and part of our daily lives.   Recommendations now state that face coverings must be worn when using public transport, whilst

Indwelling Catheters

What is an Indwelling Catheter? The indwelling catheter, designed by Dr Foley in 1937 is retained in the bladder by a balloon which can be inflated and deflated. Short-term (less than 30 days) or long-term (more than 30 days)…

Female Incontinence Products

There are many products on the market that can help you feel more comfortable and more confident when suffering from either bladder or bowel incontinence. There are some devices that are designed to either place pressure on the urethra or…

Male Incontinence Products

There are many incontinence aids and products on the market that can help you feel more comfortable and more confident when suffering from either bladder or bowel incontinence. When considering male incontinence products, there are many…

Bedding And Chair Covers

Bedding and chair covers are absorbent pads that can be used on your furniture, bed or car seat to protect fabrics for becoming damp, stained or from odours. You can get washable protectors and disposable protectors and both are made from…

Bladder Incontinence Products

In this section you will find helpful information and advice on some of the products and appliances used to treat a range of bladder conditions including catheterisation and products to help with bladder incontinence. The Bladder and…

Elaine Miller – Combining Comedy with Incontinence

Elaine Miller is a successful physiotherapist that has worked in the glamorous field of sports physio but three kids later, a sneeze followed by an uninvited wee changed the direction of Elaine’s career into women’s health.

Lauren White – Talking how IBS affects daily life

It’s a natural part of our life and we all do it (in one form or another) and some of us have issues with it like any other part of our body but why is it that it’s not socially acceptable to be open about our bowel and having a bowel…

Continence Advisor or Physiotherapist?

Continence Advisor or Continence Physiotherapist - Do you know who does what? You've probably heard your GP mention Continence Advisors and Continence Physiotherapists before, but do you really know who does what? Although nowadays both…