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What were the main problems and issues you experienced as a result of your condition and what treatments were available to you? No problems but looking after yourself takes time and that is something I do not have a lot of. I am travelling the world constantly and I need the simplest bladder emptying system
Martin – “I can empty my bladder when and where I want.” I have had Tetraplegic since rugby injury in December 1983. One of the main problems I experienced from this injury was that I used to suffer frequent bladder infections which kept me in bed for a week or more. Prior to the implantation,
A motorcycle accident in April 1982 left Lesley with a T5 spinal cord injury. This resulted in no voluntary bladder or bowel control and no voluntary movement or sensation from the bust down. Lesley told us, “I was always worried about embarrassing accidents and mapped out any day trips by toilet availability. I was constantly
My life changed when I had a RTA (road traffic accident), September 1990, resulting in a L1/T12 complete lesion. Like most people affected by spinal injury I spent quite a few months in rehabilitation and finally went out into the ‘real’ world in April 1991. Going out into the world is scary! Not only did
Prior to surgically implanting the internal receptor and electrodes on my S3 nerve root, I was terribly incontinent. My bladder wouldn’t hold my urine and time after time I found myself sitting in wet pants. Not only was it embarrassing, psychologically I felt defeated. It became necessary for me to void my bladder up to