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How incontinence impacts my life

When I was first injured, the biggest shock was losing control of my bladder rather than the use of my legs, and it still has the biggest impact on my daily life. It also has an enormous effect on my … Continue reading

The Bladder

As you are well aware the urinary system is used to filter waste out of the blood stream in the form of urine.  The urine travels from the kidneys into the bladder where it is stored until the bladder is … Continue reading

The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

There are two nerve systems in the human body. The Central Nervous System (CNS) and the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS). The CNS is made up of the brain and spinal cord, and the PNS is everything else. I will do … Continue reading

The SCI Files – Introduction

Welcome to the Spinal Cord Injury files. I thought it was a good idea to put together a section about SCIs in context to pretenders/wannabes/transabled people. Obviously there are plenty of places to go to find out about SCIs but … Continue reading

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