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Shawn Fowler

Shawn has joined the Leap family from Melbourne where he has lived his whole life. He completed his Physiotherapy studies through Monash University after studying Sport and Exercise Science at Victoria Uni. During his studies Shawn spent a semester at Western University in Ontario, Canada. He also spent time working with amputees at Peninsula Health… Read more »

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Alistair Wood

A Tassie local, Alistair grew up in Margate, south of Hobart. He studied a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University in Albury/Wodonga, graduating in 2019. Alistair is incredibly passionate about physiotherapy, which is reflected in his academic success. Making the Executive Dean’s honor roll for academic excellence, he also graduated with distinction. Being awarded… Read more »

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Nick Murton

Nick is the senior clinician Physiotherapist at Leap Health Rosny Park. Nick grew up in Hobart and went to school locally. He studied Bachelor of Exercise Science in Launceston 2007-2010, and then completed a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Melbourne University in 2013. Nick started practicing Physiotherapy in 2014 at BodyTech. His clinical interests lie in… Read more »

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Telma McIntosh

Telma graduated from the University of Queensland in 2018 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) in Brisbane. She then moved to Tasmania to work with Leap Health, joining our growing Offsite Services team. Since then, the Offsite Services & Home Visits team has grown to 9 staff members and encompasses all of Southern Tasmania. Telma’s… Read more »

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Alana Garlick

Alana grew up in New Zealand and North-West Tasmania, always wanting to become a physiotherapist. She graduated from The University of South Australia in 2006, when she also met and married a Hobart boy. Her graduate role was working at the Royal Hobart Hospital In 2009 she moved into private practice at BodyTech, Salamanca. Her… Read more »

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Matt Jensen

Born and bred in Brisbane, Matt graduated from The University of Queensland in 1990. He then shortly moved to Tasmania to commence work at the Repat Hospital four days per week. The fifth day was at Dockside private practice, where Zero Davey is now located. After 2 years travelling overseas, Matt returned to Hobart and… Read more »

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Nicola Smith

Nicola (Nicki) graduated as a Physiotherapist from Curtin University in Perth in 2010. She returned to Tasmania where she has worked since (with the exception of two years working in London). Her experience includes private practice, working with state sports teams, aged care and wheelchair physiotherapy. Nicki is passionate about providing quality physiotherapy treatment and maximising function… Read more »

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Annabel Butler

Annabel joined the Leap Health team at New Town in June 2017. Originally from Hobart, Annabel moved to Melbourne to study two undergraduate degrees in Sports Therapy and Exercise and Sports Science, before completing her Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne. Annabel has developed a keen interest in women’s health, specifically pre and… Read more »

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Ben Hayes

Ben joined the Leap Health team over 10 years ago now after moving to Hobart from the NW Coast of Tasmania, via a stint on the Gold Coast.  Ben completed a Bachelor of Human Movement at UTAS before completing his Masters of Physiotherapy at Griffith University. Upon completion of his studies, Ben has worked with… Read more »

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