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Five minutes with Joe Brooks

Now that Joe Brooks (Podiatrist) has settled in for a few months, it’s time to get to know what makes him tick! 1. What’s the thing you love most about being a Podiatrist? I love helping people. I think I really enjoy talking to people, getting to know them, their goals and how I can […]

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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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Five minutes with Sam Blackler

Sam Blackler has been a highly valued Leap Health team member for 10 years now. She is our Information Technology (IT) Manager, Referrer Relations Officer and more recently Off-Site Services Manager. We thought it was high time we introduced her on the blog and got to know her a little better! What’s the thing you […]

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6 Podiatry Tips for School Shoes

Purchasing school shoes is a major part of yearly expenses, especially when purchasing for more than one growing child. Finding comfortable and good-value shoes can be stressful! We asked our podiatrist Lucy Willoughby for her top tips for parents. 

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Five minutes with Meg Beton

It’s been almost a year since bubbly Meg Beton joined the Leap Health team. As an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, she helps people improve their health one step at a time. We thought it was time to sit down with Meg and ask for her thoughts on a few questions!   What’s the thing you love […]

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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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5 tips to make the most of your Leap Health appointment

  There are a few ways in which you can make the most of an appointment with your healthcare provider. This can make the process easier for everyone, and potentially help you feel better sooner! 1.Where possible, arrive on time Especially if it is your first appointment, there is usually some paperwork that may take […]

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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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The Low FODMAP Diet

Our Dietitian Sophie Hofto has completed specialist training in the low FODMAP diet with Monash University. She will help to guide you through the process, working to  improve your health and quality of life. Find out more about the FODMAP diet, and why help from a Dietitian can be vital to your success.

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