Bowel Function After SCI Infocomic
A spinal cord injury can lead to bowel problems. This comic talks about what you need know to control bowel movements after a spinal cord injury.
Some people with SCI may experience problems moving waste through their colon, passing a stool when they do not want to, abdominal pain, and anxiety about not being able to control bowel movements in public. The comic explains:
- What a bowel program is
- How a bowel program may help people with SCI control bowel movements
- The steps involved in maintaining a bowel program
- The importance of maintaining healthy bowel function
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Information Source of Bowel Function After SCI Infocomic
The Bowel Function After Spinal Cord Injury Infocomic is based on the factsheet Bowel Function After Spinal Cord Injury. This factsheet was developed by Gianna M. Rodriguez, PhD, in collaboration with the University of Washington Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center.
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