Urination is accomplished via communication between the brain and the urinary system. That system is comprised of the kidneys, bladder, ureters, urethra and sphincter muscles. Signals between the urinary system and brain must pass along the spinal cord. When spinal cord injuries disrupt this system of communication, the result is incontinence.
This week on Wee Answer Wednesday we will squarely focus on incontinence after spinal cord injuries. In the immediate aftermath of a spinal cord injury, there’s a lot to take in. Your life has changed in so many ways that it can be a challenge to get a handle on all the information coming your […]