These websites provide consumer education sheets on care and medical information for individuals with spinal cord injuries. Here you’ll find family-friendly material on subjects ranging from caregiving, coping, and adjustment, to medical information on skin care, bladder and bowel care, tips for returning to work and selecting a wheelchair, and other pertinent information. These materials undergo expert and consumer reviews to ensure they are up-to-date, evidence-based, and consumer-friendly.
This factsheet outlines the causes of urinary tract infections (UTI) and why they are so common in people with spinal cord injuries. Learn about the signs and symptoms of a UTI, as well treatment options and prevention.