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Mater patient walks after 12 years with Stiff Person Syndrome Mater patient walks after 12 years with Stiff Person Syndrome

For 12 years Rhonda Hodges has been unable to walk or sit comfortably in a chair, been in tremendous pain and only left the house to go medical appointments. After a chance meeting in a medical clinic with a Mater specialist, Rhonda is not only walking again, she has regained life skills most people take for granted.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Tags: Mater Health, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, neurological, neurosurgery, rehabilitation

Canine therapy assists patient recovery Canine therapy assists patient recovery

Through Mater’s Pet Therapy program, volunteers like Belinda Eva and her dog Gracie work side by side with occupational and physiotherapists to assist patients in their rehabilitation. 

Friday, 12 August 2016

Tags: Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Pet Therapy Program, rehabilitation, volunteers