Our Team

Our highly experienced practitioners offer a quality 1:1 care approach from assessment and treatment to maintenance and prevention of a variety of injury types. We offer 30 minute appointments which allows you greater flexibility and helps expedite your injury recovery.

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Brenda Tsang

Brenda (Yuen Man) Tsang is the newest staff member of Leap Back Physio. Brenda brings a wealth of physiotherapy experience from Hong Kong where she graduated from University in 2003. Since
then, Brenda has worked in both the private and public hospital and outpatient settings, as well as
running her own clinic incorporating physiotherapy and acupuncture alongside Chinese Medicine.

Brenda is a strong believer in hands on therapy and has a keen interest in postural alignment
and muscle retraining. She believes the best treatment for relieving clients of their pain is the
combination of techniques such as hands on therapy, dry needling, exercise or Pilates rehabilitation. Brenda is a certified Pilates and Gyrotonic exercise trainer and is also qualified in dry needling.

Brenda is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and is happy to converse in any of these languages. In her leisure time, She enjoys practicing yoga, meditation and hiking. Brenda looks forward to meeting you at Leap Back Physio.

Chelsea Mitchell

Chelsea completed her Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University. She has a passion for working with and helping patients with a variety of problems, ranging from those with sporting injuries, right through to people just looking to improve pain and function for everyday life. Through a combination of hands on skills and exercise prescription, Chelsea aims to speed up your recovery to get you back to the things you love.

As a former elite gymnast Chelsea has an eye for detail and a passion for clinical pilates. Chelsea also enjoys working closely with clients of all fitness backgrounds to improve their strength and flexibility in our clinical pilates classes.

Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys staying active by doing Pilates and running with her dog.

Catherine Barber

M. Physiotherapy, APA Member

Catherine has been practising in Melbourne and country Victoria for 16 years, in both the hospital and private practice setting. She has completed a postgraduate (master’s) degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, and has worked under the guidance of multiple Titled and Specialist physiotherapists. She is a member of the APA, including the sports, musculoskeletal and aquatic special groups.

Catherine has many years of experience teaching pilates based exercises for both health and fitness, and also in specific rehabilitation programs.

In conjunction with specific exercise rehabilitation, Catherine is a strong believer in hands on treatment to assist with optimal recovery times for the patient. She has extensive experience in rehabilitation, including sporting injuries, spinal complaints, accidents and post-operative management, neurological conditions and “everyday niggles.” In her spare time, Catherine loves to keep fit by running and practicing yoga for optimal muscle health. She looks forward to helping you bounce back from your injuries.

Amy Haddock

B. Physiotherapy, APA & SPA Member

Amy Haddock is the lead physiotherapist and founder of Leap Back Physio. She has over 23 years experience working as a physiotherapist with a focus on sports injuries and management. She graduated from La Trobe University as a physiotherapist in 1999 and has worked in both the public and private settings in the UK and Australia. Amy’s additional training includes needling, Pilates and hydrotherapy. She is also a titled sports and exercise physiotherapist.

Amy’s philosophy is to be able to assist all patients towards achieving their goals, whether that be rehabilitating from an injury, going back to the gym, playing in a grand final or maintaining a fitness program. She has a strong focus on manual therapy techniques in conjunction with exercise rehabilitation.

Throughout her career Amy has had experience as a physiotherapist for multiple sports teams including AFL, soccer, rugby, tennis, swimming and cricket. She takes a problem solving multi-faceted approach to any injury and looks forward to helping you leap back to your ultimate goal.

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About Us

At Leap Back Physio, our 1:1 therapist to patient approach makes us stand out from our competitors.

We only treat one patient at a time and our appointments are longer to allow us more time to completely assess and treat your injuries.

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2/439 Burke Road
Glen Iris VIC 3146