Yearly Archive: 2016

Bendigo Amputee Support Group

October 12, 2016

AMPUTATIONS are not uncommon – on average 28 amputations are performed every day in Australia – but people who have lost limbs say it can still be an isolating experience. That is why a group of local people have formed the Bendigo Amputee Social Group, to give amputees, as well as their family members and friends, the opportunity...


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Moving Beyond Limitations

October 12, 2016

It was a diagnosis of pneumonia that Lou Richardson received when she visited her doctor one day in August 1999. But within a few days she had undergone multiple amputations and was fighting to stay alive after contracting pneumococcal septicaemia, a form of blood poisoning that was caused when the pneumococcal bacteria entered her bloodstream. She...


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Bendigo Man lives with lifelong effects of road trauma

October 10, 2016

Bendigo man lives with lifelong effects of road trauma It took just a moment during an ordinary commute home from work one afternoon to take Peter Brown’s life down a completely unexpected and unwelcome path. The Eaglehawk resident was on his motorcycle, riding back from his job at a flour mill at Bridgewater four years ago, when...


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Featured in daily newspaper

May 16, 2016

It was a delight to read the story of Robert Law and sock maker Humphrey Law in Victorian daily newspaper The Herald Sun this month. OAPL Health and Mobility Centre Bendigo is proud to stock a wide range of these quality made Humphrey Law socks. To read the story, simply click on the image and...


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