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Keys to an Effective Bowel Training Process

While some form of bowel retraining is most commonly needed for people with spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and certain illnesses like Multiple Sclerosis or Spina Bifida, a bowel training program can benefit anyone who experiences bowel and/or stool irregularities. If you experience chronic constipation, have become reliant on laxatives to pass…
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Bowel Management

Though traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause varying symptoms, one symptom that people typically speak about less openly is loss of bowel control. Before we discuss effective bowel management programs for people with TBI, however, it is important to focus on why a loss of bowel control occurs in the first place. How does the…
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