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

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...

Friday, March 22, 2019

This video is a snapshot of my exercise routine at Gelbarts Gym. The owner, Dave Gelbart, is a personal trainer, a good friend and a ‘mensch’. Mensch is a Yiddish word translated into 'a person of integrity and honour'.

I exercised often prior to my stro...

Friday, February 22, 2019

It was a beautiful day for riding this week, so I rode my trike to the local velodrome. I can’t use a two-wheel bike yet because my balance is not the best after my stroke, so I use a trike instead. I bought my trike three years ago and - in this stage...

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...

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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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