What is neurogenic bowel?

What is neurogenic bowel? Loss of control of the bowels is referred to as fecal incontinence.  There are many causes of fecal incontinence but one reason is when there is damage or an injury to the neurological system.  Neurogenic bowel is the term used when there is a loss of control of the bowel as … Read more

Occupational therapy’s role in toileting

Occupational therapy’s role in toileting When I tell others that occupational therapy’s role includes bowel, bladder and ostomy management, I often hear from other healthcare professionals, “I didn’t know OT’s did that!”  The occupational therapy profession, like other healthcare disciplines, have evolved and changed over the years.  While most people are aware that occupational therapists … Read more