From Adversity to Opportunity
From Adversity to Opportunity
Anne-Marie Howarth was 31 years old when she suffered a motorbike accident which left her with a spinal cord injury, restricting her bladder and bowel control. Not to be outdone by her injury, instead it opened a...
Netballers: switching on the pelvic floor
Netballers: switching on the pelvic floor
Australian netball superstar, Sharelle McMahon talks with Julie McCartin about incontinence amongst netballers and how she learned how to engage her pelvic floor. Elite netballer, Sharelle McMahon remembers the...
Prostate health and incontinence
Prostate health and incontinence
Author and prostate cancer survivor Alan White shares his story about managing incontinence post-surgery Being diagnosed with prostate cancer once in a lifetime is bad enough. In 2011, after my yearly...
Joe's Story
Joe's Story
Joe Roberts was born 10 years ago with profound disabilities as the result of a mild virus his mother, Jodie, contracted while pregnant. Her remarkable strength and leadership since his birth have earned her the 2015...
For family, love and dignity
For family, love and dignity
The enduring bond between a mother and daughter is celebrated in this year’s Carer of the Year. Melbourne mother of three, Anna Culcasi, has been named 2017 Continence Carer of the Year for her 24 hour care of her...
Derick Fage: From school dropout to successful TV host
Derick Fage: From school dropout to successful TV host
TV host and ambassador of the Canadian Continence Foundation, Derick Fage, has lived with incontinence his entire life. He humorously refers to himself as ‘the face of faeces’. In what is an inspirational tale of...

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