The confusion and fear caused by a traumatic injury like stroke, spinal or brain injury can be unimaginably dark and hopeless. At Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, world-leading creative therapy programs are helping people physically and emotionally come to terms with their 'new' body and life.
Suffering a devastating stroke at age 24 was the last thing Emma expected. Working full time as an Occupational Therapist and being an avid runner her life was all go. Then it stopped.
In the blink of an eye, Steven, a husband and father, became a quadriplegic after an accident in the surf and had to face the confronting reality of living the rest of his life in a wheelchair.
Having only recently graduated from university, Nitisha, 24, was excited about her future. She loved working as a chemical engineer in her first job when she became very sick with encephalitis, causing severe swelling of her brain.