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This article is sponsored by Coloplast. Men who experience urinary incontinence, or the accidental leakage of urine, are often plagued with embarassment and frustration over their condition. Urinary leakage or ”dribbling” is unpredictable and the...

What are pressure ulcers? Pressure ulcers also referred to as bedsores or pressure sores, are skin and tissue injuries caused by prolonged pressure to the skin.  Pressure ulcers are commonly found on the “bony” parts...

intermittent catheter can cause cancer

In the spinal cord injury (SCI) population bladder cancer incidence is around 3% versus the less than 1% in the general population.  Although bladder cancer typically is 100 times more likely in SCI individuals,...

Urinary catheters are divided into three main types: External, Intermittent, and Indwelling.  Depending on the patient, and application, picking the best catheter requires an understanding of the variations and benefits provided by each.   External Catheters External...

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