Living with Disabilities: Ileostomy Sufferers

Most people have never heard of a stoma. A quick medical lesson for you … words ending in ‘ostomy’ are associated with a stoma. For example, Colostomy involves an opening in the large bowel (colon), whilst Ileostomy is an opening in the small bowel (ileum) and Urostomy involves the urinary tract. A stoma is formed [...]

Living with Spinal Injuries and Back Problems

Spinal injuries can happen at anytime, anywhere and at any age and can vary from soft tissue damage to total paralysis. Whatever the severity of the injury, individuals can cope with their condition, it simply means a slight change to their lifestyle. If the spinal injury is quite severe they will need physical help with [...]