Author: Catrina

I spend my life struggling to know what to say to people when they ask how I’m doing. I usually say I’m fine because I don’t want to bring the conversation down. But, a lot of the time I’m not fine and I think it’s...

We have interviewed Elliot from iMEDicare to bring to the attention of men with Cauda Equina Syndrome the need to consider a vacuum pump to help with their condition. **** Hi Elliot, thank you for speaking with me! To be honest I knew very little about what happens...

An introduction -“ I met Michelle as a client several years ago. I had been struggling in my relationship for eighteen months before I looked for help. I  married my partner at that time with whom I had enjoyed a ‘ normal ‘ relationship  before my...

Hollister Incorporated is an employee-owned company that develops, manufactures and markets healthcare products and services. They are a valued supporter of the work we do here at the Cauda Equina Syndrome Association. We enjoy working with Hollister because we believe in their products. We hear wonderful...

Mr Nisaharan Srikandarajah is a Neurosurgeon at the Walton Centre in Liverpool. He achieved an Honours degree for Neurosciences and then read Clinical Medicine at University College London (UCL). He worked as a Foundation Doctor in St George’s Hospital and Frimley Park Hospital in London...

  ”What did it feel like to have  compression of the Cauda Equina ?" is probably the most frequent thing we are asked by friends and family. It's a good question and after speaking to others who have experienced it, there are many similarities and a few...

To those who are not aware we have started a campaign crowning people Cauda Equina Champions! We celebrate the amazingly strong patients dealing with our painful condition, the medical professionals who have excelled in the care of their CES patients, and/or any other professional who has...

Acute pain – A type of pain that typically lasts less than 6 months that is directly related to a stimulus or illness. Altered sensation – occurs when despite being able to feel pressure on the skin, not being able to have a normal sensation response...

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