Changing supra pubic catheters can be a daunting task. I have guided many through a suprapubic catheter change over 16 years. Take a deep breath and relax. Here is both our 3 step emergency guide and easy to follow 10 step guide on how to safely change a supra pubic catheter.
A Supra Pubic Catheter or Tube commonly called a Super Pubic Catheter is a method of bladder management performed under a general anesthetic. Here I talk about my personal experience with SPC and we explore the benefits and problems with lifestyle; diet, drainage bags, leg bags, sediment, sex, swimming, urinay tract infections, and much more...
A bladder washout is a technique used to flush blood clots or debris from the bladder by pushing solution into the bladder and immediately draining. A bladder washout may also be performed when unable to drink enough fluids, or to rid the bladder of certain urinary tract infections.
Disability fetish is grossly mis-represented in the commercial sex industry. Gimp calendars and videos of amputees having sex are a poor representation. Very few with a disability fetish actually desire to be disabled. Medical fetish range from an attraction to wheelchairs to torturous medical devices. In the extreme these can be harmful. We unveil the mystery of fetish.
Join us on our second wheelchair thill-seeking event for the year. We will be onboard the Eye-Spy for a relaxing wheelchair friendly whale watching cruise. Departing from the Redcliffe Jetty at 9:30 am on the 19th Aug 2011. Returning at 3:00 pm the same day. Feel free to book your own tickets and join us.
The odds of experiencing chronic pain at some point in our life is extremely high especially after spinal cord injury. Adequate early pain management has proven beneficial to long term chronic pain relief outcomes helping avoid one of the biggest fears related to chronic paiin, addiction to narcotic pain relief medications.
Six people living with spinal cord injury allow a brief glimpse into their lives. Making obvious the impact an NDIS would have not only the individual but society as a whole. 1.4 million disabled Australians need a National Disability Support Scheme to relieve pressure on their families and gain adequate support to live more independent lives.
The adoption of children with extensive special needs has emerged as a viable option to institutionalization. Stature and wealth are not always beneficial in adoption of special needs children, experience and flexibility are.
As children are active climbers 35% of pediatric spinal cord injuries are caused by falls compared to 22% in the adult population. Treatment is highly individualized, dependant on the childs age, severity of spinal and cord damage, and other injuries the child may have incurred. When spinal surgery is required a child's future growth and development must first be considered.
Some of the best parents you will ever meet are wheelchair users. Biological or inherited their children are well balanced high achievers, compassionate problem solvers, open and accepting of cultures outside their own. Parents with spinal cord injury make strong leaders, educators, dedicated and loyal to their partners in life and love.
Interviewed live on Phoenix Radio Graham Streets talks about life in a wheelchair after spinal cord injury and his battle to secure disability housing carers and funding to enhance quality of life after disability. Listen along to our six minute audio stream as Graham, Simon and Suzanne discuss rehab, respite, housing, carers, funding, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Media reinforce and perpetuate negative bias simply by omission. Seldomly is the beauty and vitality that comes with a disability shown in popular culture and even more rare the portrayal as attractive parental and sexual beings. Prejudice attitudes against disability and sociological notions relegating the disabled body as something to be hidden are slowly changing.