OAPL Health and Mobility Centre News

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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Compression pregnancy shorts Bendigo

December 18, 2015

Pelvic girdle and back pain during pregnancy. Numerous studies have demonstrated the benefits of using external compression for pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain. Compression devices provide mechanical support. The following case study provides more information on the benefits of compression products during pregnancy. If you require further information please contact OAPL Bendigo or view our compression therapy...


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Bariatric aids in Bendigo making everyday life easier

November 24, 2015

At OAPL Health and Mobility Centre, we’re dedicated to improving the lifestyle and happiness of a huge range of customers, including those with obesity or weight issues. We supply a variety of bariatric aids in Bendigo, manufactured to safely withstand greater weight capacity. We work with professional, industry-leading suppliers to provide high-quality bariatric aids and...


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