The catheterization is a procedure of draining the bladder through a tube (catheter) inserted in the patient’s bladder. The clean intermittent catheterization is the gold standard for draining the bladder of patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunctions.
It is normal that we are concerned with the future of our kids and the way the spinal cord injury or spina bifida will influence their development throughout their lives – from puberty to possible parenthood.
In various stages of life, as well as when we suffer from medical problems like the ones that are our primary focus, the dynamics of our intimate lives changes. We are well aware of a strong influence our intimate lives have on our psycho-physical well-being…
A spinal cord injury is an injury of any part of the spinal cord. When it happens, the brain cannot communicate with any part of the body located below the level of the lesion. The higher the injury on the spine, the bigger the number of parts of the body that are dysfunctional.