Archive for March 2013
April is Paralyzed Veterans Awareness Month!
With the theme The Big Push for Progress and events across the country, consequently Paralyzed Veterans Awareness Month highlights the unique challenges facing veterans with spinal cord injury/dysfunction. Therefore, it spotlights the work of Paralyzed Veterans to empower seriously wounded heroes and their families with everything they need to thrive. This April, Paralyzed Veterans of…Read More
New Guidelines to Enhance Adaptive Sports School Programs
We’re a little late to the party. But we wanted to share the news from the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs. They’re about exciting new guidelines on adapted sports programs in schools. It will make it easier for disabled children to get involved in these life changing programs.Read More
Announcing the Men’s Liberty Adaptive Sports Photo Contest!
We’re thrilled to announce that we are hosting a new Facebook Photo Contest for adaptive athletes.Read More
Growing Concerns about Complications from Robotic Prostate Surgery
We’ve shared a good bit on here about treatment and complications for Prostate Cancer. One of the most interesting/frustrating things about medicine today is that so much can change so quickly. There are a lot of different opinions out there. So it’s hard to know who’s right and wrong at any given moment. Personally, that…Read More
The Diaper Dilemma
A diaper is simply not that attractive. And I’ll give the manufacturers some credit for improvements in the last 15-20 years. But let’s not pretend they’re exactly couture.Read More
Surgical Urinary Management: Eliminate Condom Catheters!
While most doctors will tell you there are some serious drawbacks to condom catheters, there’s nothing that quite captures it for me than the story this guy, we’ll call him Bob, told about his surgery at a New York hospital in 2010.Read More
Tax Tips for Caregivers to Maximize Your Return
Are you one of the unpaid caregivers who care for a loved one or family member with incontinence? Are you walking a tight rope balancing work, care and maybe even a little time just for you?Read More
Wee Answer Wednesday: All Dressed Up and No Where to Pee
In honor of last week’s filibuster, this week’s theme is non-medical uses for Men’s Liberty! Whether or not you’re a US Senator, a race car driver or a glider pilot, you may be doing something that has you away from a bathroom for several hours at a time. And sometimes it’s just not practical to…Read More
Bladder Adjectives from Men’s Liberty
Your bladder can be a lot of things – flaccid, neurogenic, neurotic, incompetent, incomplete, reflexive, spastic… the list just goes on and on. So which one of the bladder adjectives on the list above doesn’t belong, which one isn’t like the rest?Read More
Reducing the Stigma of Incontinence
We’ve talked quite a bit about how to talk about incontinence. And we’ve talked about the importance of addressing the stigma of incontinence in society. Incontinence is a symptom of a medical issue, not a standard part of life, no matter your age. So we’re feeling thrilled to share the article below from the Mundelein…Read More