Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Bowel Management

A spinal cord injury can affect nearly every bodily function. Changes in bowel habits are also common as the injury blocks messages coming to and from your brain preventing your body from knowing when you need to empty your bowel. This video explores how the nature of the SCI contributes to changes in the bowel and how important it is to listen to your body to manage the condition with good bowel habits.


  1. DSAlthaus on March 30, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    Excellent explanation. The “accidents” are driving me nuts.

  2. Patsy Ray on March 30, 2021 at 11:52 pm

    Please help me!

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