I created this site to share my experience in the hope it can help raise awareness and benefit other stroke survivors.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

After my stroke, my inpatient rehab occupational therapist - Bianca - tried to get me to consider getting orthopaedic type-velcro shoes, however I wasn’t interested and thought there had to be a way for me to wear my own shoes and tie up laces with one...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

'Yes, there are two paths you can go by but in the long run, there's still time to change the road you're on - and it makes me wonder'... (Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven)

My life was planned out nicely six years ago - a new seven-month baby and a bigg...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Very weird to say, but my recovery started 18 months before my stroke. Sadly, at 32 years old, I stopped playing cricket and running because my knees were frustratingly sore.

I had a knee arthroscopy [minor keyhole surgery] - but the doctor found out I h...

Monday, February 18, 2019

Last Wednesday, I spoke to final year Prosthetics and Orthotics students from La Trobe University. They were undertaking a Clinical Schools session on Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injury at Caulfield Hospital.

The day focusses on understanding Orthotic i...

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Being a very healthy man before my stroke, my first experience with Occupational therapy (OT) in my life was after my stroke, so starting my rehab at Caulfield Hospital - with a one-side paralysis - was a difficult to grasp - pun intended - relative to...

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Paul Fink is lucky to be alive. His family was nearly torn apart when - aged just 34, he suffered a massive stroke.

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