Bowel Management Program after Spinal Cord Injury website      


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Describes the four parts of a bowel management program for a person with spinal cord injury (SCI):   activity, diet and liquids, medicines, and routine bowel care.  Also included are steps that can be taken for bowel care if a person has spastic bowel, as well as flaccid bowel; the importance of keeping a bowel care record; what information should be included in the bowel care record, what one should do if he or she has an accident in a public place or around other people, where to go for support, and symptoms of autonomic dysreflexia that are not relieved by the bowel program or emptying the bladder.

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