This episode explores recovery mindset. The word recovery means different things to different people. We know that for most, recovery after stroke is lifelong. It’s a journey, rather than a destination. Guests: Paul Fink and Nicole Christodoulou.
23 Oct 2020
Stroke Stories Podcast
In this episode of Stroke Stories, we hear from Paul Fink, who suffered a stroke at the age of 34.
12 Sep 2020
Recovery After Stroke Podcast
While getting ready to go to work, Paul complained of a shocking head, soon after his speech was gone and the next thing he remembers is being cared for by the paramedics.
1 Sep 2019
Botox subsidised for brain injury survivors
Botox is now being subsided for use in stroke and brain injury survivors to help them walk again. It works to relax overactive or contracting muscles enhacing physiotherapy and, in turn, improving mobility. Father-of-two Paul Fink, 40, suffered a paralysing stroke in his mid-30s.
28 Aug 2018
Every step counts in post-stroke recovery
In the lead up to National Stroke Week commencing 3 September, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is highlighting the important role physiotherapists play in prescribing targeted exercise programs for stroke survivors to support neurological repair and regain functional movement.
13 Jul 2018
'Ready to live' - A plan to deliver Victorian stroke survivors and their families a better future
Stroke Foundation is calling on the next Victorian Government to build on the work done to treat stroke by investing an additional $5.1 million over four years to deliver a better future for Victorian stroke survivors and their families.
18 Apr 2018
St Vincent's Hospital 'inspired' newsletter
Lauren and husband Paul were enjoying all the first moments every parent welcomes when things suddenly and unexpectedly changed...
An eleven-year-old school girl, an Olympian and a father all took important strides forward in their recovery from stroke today, climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
12 Oct 2017
Stroke survivor challenges Australians to Stride4stroke
Three years ago Paul Fink was not able to walk, but with a lot of hard work, he is set to tackle more than 1000 steps over the Sydney Harbour Bridge next month.
7 Dec 2017
Young Stroke Media
The Young Stroke Challenge - by Sharon McGowan, Stroke Foundation Chief Executive Officer
17 May 2017
Priceline Catalogue - Stroke Foundation
The Stroke Foundation launched Australia's Biggest Blood Pressure Check in May, and my family are featured on Priceline Australia catalogue (page 2).
10 May 2016
Safer intersection on the way after successful community campaign
My campaign for installing traffic lights at Carnegie was successful.
5 Sep 2015
Finks are in sync
My son and I was featured at Herald Sun newspaper as part of Father's Day appeal at Alfred Hospital.
22 Sep 2015
Crossing no walkover
My campaigned for traffic lights at Carnegie and local paper ran the story and lot of support my idea.
23 Feb 2015
SEN 1116 (Audio)
On Sunday the 22nd of February 2015, the Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club hosted a dinner in honour of Barry Kave's 50th Season of cricket and to raise funds Paul Fink. Over 200 - including a two guest speakers (David Schwarz and Mark Fine)-- people came to what was one of MACC's most succesful events ever.
8 Feb 2015
Tribute to Legends
Leading up to the Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club function, I was featured at Jewish News newspaper, promoting the event (Legends Dinner).
6 Feb 2014
Emotional win: Firsts do it for Fink
In the middle my coma, I was featured at Jewish News newspaper.