Fracture, Break or Crack

So I didn’t fracture it then? Rewind possibly 1 minute and you will find I just informed someone that the had “broken a bone in their wrist”.  Or it could have been I used the word “fracture” and the patient is relived that it isn’t a “break”.  Either way it’s still broken and the number…

Passion of Aged Care

I have worked in Aged Care for most of my career.  Stepping out of university and having spent my weekend hours providing strapping and injury management on many a sporting teams sidelines I started my Physiotherapy allocation year with one goal.  Simply “Get through the next 12 months”. Having said yes to an allocation position…

NSW Falls Prevention Network

Last week was a big week at Rehab Health and Fitness Australia.  Our Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy team members attended the NSW Falls Prevention Network Forum.  Having been supported to attend this yearly forum when I was a junior Physiotherapist we maintain our commitment to staff education by supporting them to attend.  Its a highly…

The Long Lie

Are your patients or loved ones able to get help if they fall? A Long Lie is defined as remaining on the floor or ground for more than one hour following a fall” Only about 50% of people are able to get up from the ground or floor following a fall.  A long lie is…

Our Story

I want the opening blog to emblaze both what Rehab Health and Fitness Australia (now to be known as RHFA) is all about and what Peter and I hold near and dear personally and professionally.  When I think what it takes to run RHFA, the hours, the late nights, the tears, the joy simply to…