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Category Name: physiotherapy

Five minutes with Alistair Wood

Enthusiastic young physiotherapist Alistair Wood has joined the Salamanca clinic team in 2020. So we decided to learn a bit more about him! You’ll see Alistair featuring in some of our Exercise Library videos. What’s the thing you love most about being a Physiotherapist? Working with people to regain their confidence and independence with movement. […]

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Advice for a safe & injury free Christmas

    Long summer days, backyard cricket and outdoor celebrations. Australians love this time of year, calling it the ‘silly season’ for good reason! The nature of the season leads our Physiotherapists to seeing a few extra patients for musculoskeletal injuries. Maybe you take a tumble on your kids scooter, mis-judge stairs after a couple […]

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Vertigo and BPPV

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV for short) is the most common form of vertigo related to the inner ear. BPPV results in intense but brief episodes of dizziness. It can be a debilitating and frustrating condition. The culprit of symptoms are tiny crystals of calcium carbonate within the inner ear canals. […]

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New Town Women’s Health Services

Women’s Health Did you know, we offer Women’s Health physiotherapy services in New Town? Caring for your pelvic floor Do you: accidentally leak urine when you exercise, play sport, laugh, cough or sneeze? rush to the toilet but not make it there in time? constantly need to go to the toilet? have difficulty emptying your […]

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Injury Review: Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears Rotator cuff tears are something that our Physiotherapists commonly treat at Leap Health. This blog post aims to give you an overview of this condition and answers to questions we are often asked.  What is the rotator cuff? A group of four muscles that originate from the scapula and attach into the […]

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Back and Neck Pain: Myth and Reality

Four Common Preconceptions about Back and Neck Pain Unveiled and Explained. Most people at some stage in their lives will experience back or neck pain to a degree. It’s really quite common. Some of us will initially seek appropriate treatment, however, let’s face it, at one point or another we’ve all asked Google to diagnose us […]

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Get to know Alex Margan

Alex is one of our wonderful Leap Health physiotherapists. Alex is based in our Hobart and Rosny practices, delivering our clients professional, educated and tailored physiotherapy treatment to help them get back into action as soon as possible after injury or illness. Alex is driven by a desire to help people and will go above […]

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New Hobart Clinic

At Leap Health we are driven by a passion to help people function at the best of their ability as soon as possible after injury or illness. This mission is one that drives us every day and now we are able to help more people live their best life. We are very excited to announce […]

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