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The 27 Challenge – Fight MND (Simon’s Story)

2021-12-14T03:32:37+00:00

The 27 Challenge - Fight MND (Simon's Story) Simon's Diagnosis Simon was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) about 15 months ago. Simon and his young family had their lives turned upside down, moving back to Australia from their home in Singapore to be closer to extended family. Motor neurone [...]

The 27 Challenge – Fight MND (Simon’s Story)2021-12-14T03:32:37+00:00

Persistent, Postural, Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)

2021-12-14T03:35:49+00:00

Persistent, Postural, Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD) What is PPPD? PPPD is defined as persistent non- vertiginous dizziness or unsteadiness lasting for 3 months or more. Symptoms are present most days and may increase through the day but more also vary in intensity. Flare ups may occur spontaneously or with sudden movement. [...]

Persistent, Postural, Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)2021-12-14T03:35:49+00:00

Menieres Disease

2021-12-14T03:38:57+00:00

Menieres Disease What is Meniere's Disease? Meniere's disease is a disorder of fluid balance within the inner ear where there is too much endolymphatic fluid present. The usual onset of symptoms is between 40 to 65 years of age and it affects up to 0.1% of the population. Prior to [...]

Menieres Disease2021-12-14T03:38:57+00:00

Dizziness after Stroke

2021-11-29T05:00:58+00:00

Dizziness after stroke. A stroke can affect the parts of the brain which control your vestibular system. This system helps maintain balance and eye movements and includes specific areas of your brain and inner ear. Problems with any parts of the vestibular system can cause dizziness, nausea, [...]

Dizziness after Stroke2021-11-29T05:00:58+00:00

Learning to live with Multiple Sclerosis

2021-10-28T05:27:02+00:00

Learning to live with Multiple Sclerosis In 2016 Fiona contacted ARC with hopes for assistance in managing her Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and challenges associated with her condition. Six years on, she is still a regular attendee at the clinic and, more recently via Zoom, and we’d like to share a [...]

Learning to live with Multiple Sclerosis2021-10-28T05:27:02+00:00

Fatigue & Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)

2022-02-14T04:07:38+00:00

Fatigue & Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS) My muscles feel very tired and heavy, particularly after physical activity. I feel an overwhelming sense of physical exhaustion. I wake up tired and feel very tired after doing my normal daily activities. I find it increasingly difficult to concentrate and keep up [...]

Fatigue & Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)2022-02-14T04:07:38+00:00

The Late Effects of Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome – a Neuro Physio’s Advice.

2022-02-14T04:09:11+00:00

The Late Effects of Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome – a Neuro Physio’s Advice. Polio is an infectious viral disease that invades the nervous system; it can cause total paralysis in only a matter of hours. Symptoms associated with the virus include fever, vomiting and muscles stiffness, with 1-2% of cases [...]

The Late Effects of Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome – a Neuro Physio’s Advice.2022-02-14T04:09:11+00:00

For stroke victims in Sydney new breakthrough program hands up is turning rehab into a game.

2021-11-05T00:52:20+00:00

For stroke victims in Sydney new breakthrough program hands up is turning rehab into a game. What is Hands Up? Our breakthrough stroke therapy program, HANDS UP INTENSIVE, has launched in St, Leonards, Sydney. This is the first program of its kind in Australia to employ such a high-tech boot [...]

For stroke victims in Sydney new breakthrough program hands up is turning rehab into a game.2021-11-05T00:52:20+00:00

Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain After Stroke

2021-11-05T00:52:39+00:00

Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain After Stroke Good shoulder stability is a prerequisite for practical hand function and performing multiple tasks involving reaching, ambulation, and activities of daily living. A common sequela of stroke is hemiplegic shoulder pain, with some studies reporting an incidence of 84%. The usual onset is 2-3 months [...]

Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain After Stroke2021-11-05T00:52:39+00:00
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