A healthy approach to the sex talk

While many parents can find it uncomfortable, sexual health education is a crucial part a child’s upbringing. DANIE BREEDT gives some tips on how to approach the discussion, including talking to children with disabilities Learning to access sex education as well as talk openly and honestly about sexual health is […]

Addressing partner trauma after an SCI

A spinal cord injury and its aftermath can be very traumatic for the romantic or life partner of the injured person. DANIE BREEDT takes a look at the three phases partners face When sustaining a spinal cord injury (SCI), a lot can change but it doesn’t mean your relationship is...

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Emotional impact of SCI on sexuality

  The loss of sensation that often comes with a spinal cord injury (SCI) can lead to less enjoyable sex, fortunately, building an emotional connection can be the remedy Most of sexual rehabilitation often become despondent when this is the following an SCI focuses on physical changes and alternatives, especially for...

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Rewiring communication

Even with a partial or complete loss of sensation below the level of injury, people with spinal cord injuries can still have full sex lives Following a spinal cord injury, the communication system between the nerves, the spinal cord and the brain changes. For some people, this can cause a...

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Love in lockdown

Stuck in our houses with a global pandemic raging outside can place great strain on a relationship. Danie Breedt shares some advice on how to maintain a healthy relationship during lockdown With the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, all aspects of our daily lives have been impacted with relationships as no exception....

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