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Bladder Study Recruiting Participants with MS or SCI

Bladder Study Recruiting Participants with MS or SCI!

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking individuals with Multiple Sclerosis or Spinal Cord Injury for a study that looks at the natural history of urinary symptoms, how those symptoms impact your daily life, and when symptoms most likely are related to a urinary tract infection.

Qualifications to participate in this study:

·         Have a SCI for at least 1 year or Diagnosed with MS for at least 1 year

·         Void for bladder management (can use a catheter up to 2x per day)

·         Have had 3+ episodes of urinary symptoms since diagnosis

What to expect:

·         You will fill out a urinary symptoms survey every two weeks that is sent to your e-mail

·         You will do a dipstick analysis of your urine

·         You will receive compensation for your participation

To get an idea of what the survey every two weeks looks like take the below survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/USQNBvoid

If interested in this study call Dr. Amanda Rounds at (571)332-9887 or email: Amanda.K.Rounds [at] medstar.net