CompactCath Blog

What Is Urinary Retention? The Causes & Treatments

Urinary retention can happen at any age, though it most commonly occurs in males aged 50+, and often due to enlarged prostate or BPH. However, it urinary retention can also occur in females, typically due to a condition known as cystocele - which is when the bladder sags or moves...

2018 LA Abilities Expo Recap!

Last month, we had the pleasure of attending the Los Angeles Abilities Expo – the go-to source for the community of people with disabilities, their families, friends, and health care professionals. (more…)

Top 4 Healthy Self-Catheterization Tips

There are many medical conditions that make natural urination difficult. Fortunately, today’s single-use catheters have come a long way in self-catheterization a quick and comfortable process. (more…)

5 Ways To Prevent UTIs When Traveling

Though rarely talked about, Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are more common than you’d think, responsible for almost 10 million doctor visits each year.  (more…)