Recover from injury

A helping hand on the road to recovery

Are you finding your life less than fun (or unbearable!) after being injured?

Maybe you sprained your ankle last week and you’re realising that it’s a lot harder to deal with than you thought it would be?

Have you had to stop doing things you love like walking to your local café or exercising? Are the basics, like taking a shower or standing up, hard?

What does recovering from injury mean? A massive change to your life.

I don’t want others to experience the isolation, lifestyle challenges and emotional rollercoaster I did when I was injured.

Recover from Injury is all about supporting people who are injured to have access to information and services that will serve them to have a better recovery experience.

Injury facts

Injuries are very common! Read some facts and figures here…

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Our mission is to provide compassionate support and professional, evidence-based information about all aspects of recovering from injury.

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My intense year and a half on the recovery path

One and a half years ago I hurt my knee badly, snapping ligaments and tearing tendons and muscles. It affected my whole being at the time, not just my physical body. Yes, that may sound dramatic but it's honest, and my injury has continued to impact and influence my...
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How you think and feel will affect how you recover from injury

This is the first article in a short series covering topics from the Recover Forum held in Brisbane, 2016. The way that people recovering from injury think, feel, and process their situation can spell success or disaster for rehabilitation. This is one thing I learned...
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Injured, on crutches and feeling like a loser?

Using a crutch or two guarantees that you stand out in public. To everyone around, crutches are a true symbol that you are not as able-bodied as everyone else. But while you might feel a loser, it's likely that people around you don't think so. I believe crutches are...
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From afraid to ready: my ten tips to prepare for surgery

Knock me out and cut me open. Sure I’m totally fine with that… Surgery is serious. Even if the medical consensus is that what’s required is ‘a simple procedure’, preparing physically, mentally and practically for going under the knife takes effort. Surprisingly, I...
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Kicking again after a mental and physical road block

Thanks to Jeff for sharing his story. My mom says that from the time I was born I’ve always wanted a ball in my hand. I believe her. There has always been something about it that clears my mind and gives me a sense of empowerment. When I was growing up in New Orleans,...
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Injured and frustrated that your life has changed?

It sucks! We know. Get our tips to a better injury recovery.

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