Renowned Parkinson’s disease program now available

Parkinson’s Management at MetroRehab Hospital

Internationally recognised rehab program, PD Warrior, is now available at Royal Rehab Private Hospital (RRPH) as a day rehab service – making it accessible for the first time for people in Sydney’s North West region. The program, developed by specialist neurological physiotherapists, has the potential to improve the symptoms of the disease. The PD Warrior […]

NeuroRehab Clinic for spasticity now Medicare funded

NeuroRehab Clinic for spasticity now Medicare funded

Early recognition and treatment of spasticity is important in maximising the return of active function for neurological conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, acquired brain and spinal cord injury. According to MetroRehab Rehabilitation Physician Dr Helen Redmond, “Any upper motor neuron lesion can lead to muscles becoming tight and contracting involuntarily at rest […]

Case Study: Benefits of Multidisciplinary Neuro Rehab After Stroke

Benefits of multidisciplinary-neuro rehab after stroke

Case Study by Dr Tram Bui, Senior Rehabilitation Specialist and VMO at Royal Rehab   Background: Helen, aged 74, presented with a six-month history of progressive decline in her mobility and had frequent falls. She had a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) two years prior, which left her with residual left body paresis. Prior to this incident, […]

MetroRehab welcomes Royal Rehab

Metrorehab welcomes royal rehab

MetroRehab Hospital was acquired by Royal Rehab in September 2019. Royal Rehab is a leading provider of rehabilitation and disability support services with over 120 years’ experience. The two organisations are well aligned with both offering multidisciplinary rehabilitation programs to people with disability and illness. Established in 1899, Royal Rehab is highly regarded for its […]

Super hero effort for National Stroke Week

Super hero effort for National Stroke Week

Did you know that every nine minutes an Australian experiences a stroke? The Sydney Stroke Rehabilitation Centre at MetroRehab Hospital was proud to raise awareness of this leading cause of disability during National Stroke Week in September by hosting and participating in several events. Our General Manager Denise Thomas and Stroke & Neurological Programs Manager […]

Unity Walk in the Park for Parkinson’s Disease 2019

Unity Walk in the Park for Parkinson’s Disease 2019

MetroRehab Hospital staff and patients once again attended the annual Unity Walk in Sydney Park on 25 August. The unity walk, run by Parkinson’s NSW, raises funds for vital research and services for people living with Parkinson’s Disease. A great day was had by all. Please join MetroRehab Hospital next year as we support Parkinson’s […]

Focus on Parkinson’s Disease

Focus on parkinsons diseases

MetroRehab Hospital was pleased to support two events in April to continue to raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease. On Tuesday 9 April 2019 VMO at MetroRehab Hospital, Dr Anuka Parapauram, was a guest speaker at the “It’s Not Funny, shaken not stirred” event held at Archie Rose Distillery. MetroRehab Hospital was proud to provide sponsorship […]

MetroRehab Stroke Wellness Walk 2018

4th annual stroke wellness walk

The Sydney Stroke Rehabilitation Centre at MetroRehab Hospital was proud to host The 4th Annual Stroke Wellness Walk on Thursday 6 September 2018. This event is held for all stroke patients and their families to celebrate National Stroke Week 2018, celebrate life after stroke, share experiences and partner with the community. The Walk also raises […]

Unity Walk in the Park for Parkinson’s Disease

Unity Walk in the Park for Parkinson’s Disease

MetroRehab Hospital staff and patients joined an enthusiastic crowd of over 1000 people at Sydney Park for the annual Unity Walk in the Park. The MetroRehab Team raised $3,163.07 to support Parkinson’s NSW in their fight against this disease. Please join us next year to support this worthy cause! For more information on the walk: […]