Stroke recovery timeline | Bill Gasiamis

Stroke Recovery Timeline

What is an achievable stroke recovery timeline? I get asked a lot of questions about stroke, the most common being, how long will it take for me to recover from stroke? Although there is no stroke recovery timeline for each unique stroke there are some things we can do to get back to health as quickly as possible. Listen to … Read More

Blood Clot Stroke | Donna Bouten

Healing from a blood clot stroke

Managing the aftermath of  blood clot stroke. Donna Bouten is a carer for her partner and recently experienced a blood clot stroke that she is recovering well from. Blood Clot Stroke is the most common Some stroke foundations report that up to 87% of strokes are cause by blood clots. Donna contacted me after she came across a face book … Read More

Brain Stem Stroke & Recovery | Antonio Iannella

Recovery from a Brain Stem Stroke

Brain Stem Stroke Antonio Iannella, is father, musician and a brain stem stroke survivor. In 2009 at the age of 38 he experienced a haemorrhagic stroke while on a family Holiday in Vietnam. He spent eleven days in a Saigon hospital, five of which in intensive care while waiting for a rescue flight to return home to Melbourne Australia where he … Read More

Running After Stroke | Donna Campisi

Running After Stroke

How to get back to running after stroke Getting back to running after stroke was not really something on Donna’s mind until her early 40’s. At 7 years old, Donna survived a stroke (and other serious complications) and doctors said she would never walk or talk again. At 14, she was in a critical condition and diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. … Read More

Rewiring The Brain | Michael Merzenich

Neural plasticity and rewiring your brain. If you have had a similar experience with stroke as I, Rewiring the brain may be just as important to you as it to me. After I experience 3 brain bleeds between 2012 and 2014.  I have left no stone unturned while on the search to recover the deficits that I gain after brain surgery … Read More

Stroke Recovery | Clare Coffield

Stroke Recovery Clare Coffield’s stroke recovery has been challenging but rewarding. Clare’s life’s experiences have all been vital in teaching her the skills she needed to recover from stroke after a recent Brain Bleed.  As a result of the stroke Clare had been left with deficits to her arm and leg and she underwent rehabilitation to learn how to walk and regain the use of … Read More