Routine is key

The effects of paralysis on the digestive system and bowel can prove challenging and range from constipation to unexpected accidents. Thankfully, reports LIANA SHAW, most of these can be managed effectively by following a fixed routine Paralysis disrupts the bowel system, with two main types of neurogenic bowel dysfunction commonly...

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The fastest quad on the track

The annual Sabat Powered Wheelchair Race returned to the Zwartkops Raceway in August to crown the fastest motorised wheelchair user. MARISKA MORRIS reports On Sunday, August 4, several power wheelchair users gathered on the go-kart track at the Zwartkops Raceway in Centurion to determine who is the fastest motorised wheelchair...

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Single-use catheters: finally, better funding

Following a ruling by the Council for Medical Schemes, catheter users might now get the financial support they need from medical aids to purchase single-use catheters. MARISKA MORRIS investigates Earlier this year, the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) sided with catheter user Storm Ferguson in his case against medical aid...

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