Case Studies

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Education is Key! A Kidney Cancer Case Study

Education about the importance of exercise is one of the most valuable offerings that we have for our clients.  It’s probably also one of the most overlooked components when patients are discharged from acute-stage treatment and left to self-manage their own condition – as was the case in this kidney cancer case study. (Yet another …

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Hard Truths about Heart Disease – and a Case Study

Here are a few hard truths about the heart health of Australians…  From data collected in 2017-2018, almost 3% of the Australian population were living with coronary heart disease (1). During this same time period, it is estimated that 61,800 people aged 25+ had a coronary-related event, such as a heart attack or angina (1). …

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Chronic Pain – A Case Study

In our last article, we talked about managing pain flare-ups and in doing so, preventing pain “scare-ups”.  We touched a little on the complexity of chronic pain, including some of the elements outside of the physical contributors to pain, and their importance when considering pain management. The importance of these non-physical contributors is becoming more …

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Some of our ‘out of the box’ referrals

If you’ve been following our content for a while, you’re probably aware of the well-known conditions that we deal with at Specialised Health. Musculoskeletal, cancer, mental health, and chronic fatigue are all big on our case list. But you may not be aware of some of the lesser-known conditions that exercise can help with. The …

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Zooming Towards Better Cancer Recovery

Four rounds of chemotherapy over 3 months …and this was after cancer had already eaten away 13 kg of her body!  After 6+ months of cancer, cancer scans, cancer appointments, cancer treatment, and pushing through the full cancer experience, physically, mentally, emotionally, Sarah * was keen to just get back to a normal life.   But …

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“Jen saved my life”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Customer Story Flyer (Print me) Infographic  (Share me) Who? Ben’s story is one that is all too familiar among the mental health clients that we see at Specialised Health. A high-stress job with 24/7 on-call hours resulted in declining health, both physically and mentally, that eventually lead Ben to a breaking point. He suffered …

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Making the Impossible, Possible – Getting back to Normal after Cancer, A Case Study

“After fighting the fight of my life, taking a year and a half to recover and then having to return back to full time work, it seemed like an impossible task at times. Now looking back and after having just completed my first full week at work, I can honestly say the rehabilitation and strength …

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How creative thinking and merging technology with rehabilitation can deliver amazing outcomes previously not possible

We recommend clicking settings at the bottom of the video above and turning on subtitles. A few months ago I penned an article on Linkedin which you can see here titled “The Future for Rehabilitation?”. In it i explained Paul’s situation. Paul was a Cattle Farmer living in outback Victoria who had torn his supraspinatus tendon lifting a fencepost …

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