Stroke Rehabilitation Program in Petersham


Stroke is a major cause of disability in Australia and those discharged from hospital after a stroke often face ongoing challenges such as arm or leg weakness, limited mobility, communication and swallowing issues, cognitive difficulties, fatigue, and pain.

Our experienced clinicians can create a tailored program with activities and therapies designed to help your brain adapt to and recover from a stroke. We aim to assist your brain in relearning or finding new ways to perform skills impacted by the stroke.

If you are struggling with the effects of a stroke, please contact our friendly team at Royal Rehab LifeWorks Petersham to find out how we can help.

What are the benefits?

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Regaining strength, skills, and confidence

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Improving movement and function

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Reducing paralysis, weakness, or spasticity

Reducing the risk of falls

Reducing fatigue

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Retraining mobility and balance

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Improving speech

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Improving swallowing

Improving memory and problem-solving skills

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Improving communication

Finding ways to do difficult things in different ways

What's involved?

We will work closely with you to understand your needs and goals. By partnering with you we will create personalised program just for you.

We will regularly check your progress and make any necessary changes to help you achieve your goals. Our aim is to make sure you are improving and getting the best results possible from your therapy.

Your program may include:

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Exercise Physiology

Exercise physiology employs physical activity and exercise to improve your overall health, alleviate discomfort and pain, and support recovery after injury, illness, or surgery.

Group Classes

Join our new group classes carefully designed by our experienced clinicians to enhance your health and wellbeing.

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Hydrotherapy is perfect for those with chronic conditions like arthritis, or for those recovering from illness or injury, as well as for some neurological conditions.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy strives to improve your overall quality of life by simplifying and facilitating everyday tasks, whether through learning new techniques or utilising adaptive tools.

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Physiotherapy aims to enhance your mobility and rehabilitate your physical abilities through a blend of targeted exercises, stretching regimes, and specialised activities.

What can I expect as a Royal Rehab LifeWorks client?

A team of skilled therapists and clinicians

A program that is tailored to your unique needs and goals

A genuine partnership between you and your clinical/therapy team so you have choice and control

A warm and friendly environment where you feel safe and cared for

I’m interested, what's next?


Contact us

The first step is to fill out the form on this website or contact our friendly team today on 1800 328 976


Meet our team

Once we receive your information, we will make a time to meet with you to assess your needs and discuss your specific goals.


Receive your program

Following your detailed assessment, we will tailor a program to your specific needs. We will also provide you with a fee estimate.


Start your program

We will be in touch to organise your therapy.

How can I fund my program?

There are several funding options available to access our services and programs, including NDIS, icare and self-funding, with options for private health insurance coming soon.

NDIS funding


icare funding

Other insurers

Ready to get started on your Royal Rehab LifeWorks journey?

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