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A focus on hand and wrists with Hilary Cromer

Hilary Cromer, one of our Physiotherapists at our Kingston Practice, has been specialising in treating hands and wrists since the 1980s. Hilary believes they are a central part of the body, is passionate about the way they impact our quality of life, and how she can help patients regaining full function of hands and wrists. […]

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Five minutes with Lara Matuszek

Having recently joined the Leap Health team, we are excited to have Lara Matuszek as one of our physiotherapists at our Kingston practice. Lara is passionate about empowering people with the right information to get them back to what they love doing and is even happier when she gets to be a part of that process. A flute player, futsal […]

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Five minutes with Ben Hayes

We’re happy to say that Ben Hayes joined the Leap Health team three and a half years ago. A born and raised in Tasmania, Ben completed his Masters of Physiotherapy on the Gold Coast and also holds a Bachelor of Human Movement (Exercise and Sports Science) from UTAS. Ben is an avid sportsman, sports fan and now sports team physio […]

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Five minutes with Mark Pennington

Mark Pennington is a much loved member of our Leap Health Physiotherapy team. Mark is known for his passion for sports and physiotherapy. He is also known for going above and beyond to ensure fantastic outcomes and results for his clients. Originally from Queensland, Mark can often be found exploring natural areas around Hobart and beyond […]

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Three tips for winter wellness

With Hobart’s winter inevitably back in full swing – the snow taking residence on top of Mount Wellington and MONA’s winter feast complete, it’s time to reevaluate your winter health and make sure you are doing all the right things to take care of yourself this winter. At Leap Health Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centres, […]

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Five minutes with Brooke Hepburn

Brooke is a valued Dietitian at our Leap Health Kingston and New Town Clinics. She provides expert, personalised nutrition advice and education. A native Tasmanian, Brooke is a keen sportswoman who has represented Tasmania in the Women’s National Cricket League with Tasmanian Roar. While Brooke enjoys providing nutrition advice to athletes and weekend warriors alike, she also has […]

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Accredited Practising Dietitians – What can they do for you?

Low-carb, gluten-free, dairy-free, low-fat, high-fat, ….the list goes on. Never before have we as the consumer had so many dietary options to choose from to help manage our waistlines and our health. Having so many different options is great in theory, but with all these options comes the difficulty of figuring out which of these […]

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Five minutes with Brad Conway

Brad has been with the Leap Physiotherapy for more than 4 years. He holds degrees in Exercise Science and Health Science with Honours, and is an accredited Exercise Physiologist.  Brad is also a strength and conditioning coach, who has spent time with UTAS, Cricket Tasmania and AFL Tasmania in strength, conditioning and rehabilitation. Not one to rest on his laurels, […]

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Five minutes with Stewart Williamson

Stewart Williamson is the founding director of Leap Health Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centres. You’ll find Stewart wearing many hats across his involvement with the physiotherapy profession in Tasmania. From business operations behind the scenes, to treating patients in our practices, to assisting Tasmania’s elite sports teams perform at their best, Stewart is the much revered leader of […]

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Take the results of your scans with a grain of salt

Can the often feared “disc degeneration” be like the crows feet of our backs, the wrinkles of our spine? Over half of 30-39 years olds without back pain have disc degeneration in their spine and over half 40-49 year olds without back pain have at least one disc bulge1. The table below shows the percentage of […]

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