Client Stories

Recognising the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

Would you be able to recognise if somebody were having a stroke? In 2020, over 27,000 Australians experienced a stroke for the first time, equal to one stroke occurring in Australia every 19 minutes. The quicker you act, and the faster you can attrac

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Specialist Stroke Rehab gets 90-year-old Teresa Home

In March 2020, Teresa found herself unable to get out of bed. Her daughter Susan called an ambulance which took her to the acute care where she presented with dizziness, nausea and ataxia. The independent 90-year-old had experienced a right lateral m

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Frank Turns to MetroRehab for Expertise Following Stroke

Frank is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. At 68 years old, he has also had a colourful career in film. Starting out as an actor in his 30s, Frank soon grew to become the Head Production Manager at Film Australia, where he was known to make u

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Joel gains independence in matter of weeks

An active and busy man, Joel worked long days as a personal trainer and running his own health retreat business. All of this soon changed when Joel, aged 37, was diagnosed with a brain tumour and underwent a surgery at the Prince of Wales Private Hos

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Rehab empowers new dad with strength after cancer

It was 2am on a Monday in late October 2018 when Brenton woke up with a start and what he describes as a very strange feeling. “I knew something wasn’t right – I felt a vagueness and a sharp pain running through my left arm. I thought I was hav

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