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 all things we believe in at Leap Health.
Here we spend five minutes with Stewart so you can get to know him a little better.
1. What’s the thing you love most about being a physio?
Being able to help people.
2. Leap Health Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centres is the Principal Physiotherapist for Hockey Tasmania’s teams – the Tasmanian Tigers and the Van Demons, what has been your involvement over the years with each of these teams?
I have assisted both the Tasmanian Tigers and the Van Demons hockey teams over the years as their physiotherapist, which I very much enjoyed. Now our physiotherapists Ben Hayes and Ian McHugh look after these teams.
3. What’s your best tip for a weekend warrior?
Have a well-planned, graduated, pre-season.
4. What’s your favourite meal, breakfast, lunch or dinner?
Dinner. Only because I like to eat a lot, and I don’t get to eat enough for breakfast or lunch.
5. My motto is…
Never forget where you have come from, or you will never be able to realise where you want to go.
6. You wouldn’t know it but…
I like listening to John Williamson.
7. I’m inspired by…
8. I can’t live without…
9. Tea or coffee?
Neither. I don’t drink coffee and have only ever drunk tea when I visited China.
10. If you could be a superhero for one day, what would you be?
Stewart Williamson – Physiotherapist