Our Team

Leanne Hughes
Owner | Principal Physiotherapist | Clinical Pilates Teacher
BPhty, BMedSc, APAM

Leanne has 20+ years experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Leanne’s years of clinical experience have lead her to work with a large range of clients, injuries and conditions. From those who are immobile following hip/ knee and shoulder surgery, through to high level functioning, professional and Olympic athletes. 

Leanne is highly skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain, pelvis and hip pain. Leanne has helped hundreds of clients decrease pain and improve their posture. From cyclists, runners and dancers to pregnant women, new mums, and those with chronic injuries. 

Leanne is committed to achieving optimal health and wellbeing with each client. She has a passion for educating and training the body to perform at its best which she does through Physiotherapy treatments and Clinical Pilates strength and retraining programs. These exercises can be prescribed as home exercises, performed in one-on-one private sessions or in small group classes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, University of QLD, 2000
  • Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Sydney, 1995

Memberships

  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)
  • Member of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI)

Rebecca Feros
Senior Physiotherapist | Clinical Pilates Teacher
BAppSc (Ex&SpSc), MPhty, APAM

Rebecca has completed her qualifications in Exercise Sport Science and Physiotherapy with additional training in Sport Physiotherapy and Pilates. She has brought her ethics and passion for Physiotherapy to Inspire Physiotherapy and Pilates, Dee why. 

Rebecca has a passion for treating all Sports Injuries and preparing clients for their next sporting event. Her training enables her to identifying core weaknesses in her clients to develop targeted rehabilitation programs. Rebecca enjoys sharing her insights with her clients enabling them to learn self-management techniques and ultimately rehabilitate clients back into their desired activity. Her clients come from all areas of life and human movement; from sportspeople to office workers and pre/post natal mums.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science), The University of Sydney 2009
  • Masters of Physiotherapy, The University of Sydney 2012
  • Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute Mat Level 1 and 2
  • Sports Physiotherapy Level 1

Memberships

  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)

Danielle Smith
Senior Physiotherapist | Clinical Pilates Teacher
BScPhty

Danielle graduated from Sydney University and has over 25 years experience in Private Practice, including previously running 4 of her own clinics. 

Danielle believes in looking at the body as a whole to determine the cause of dysfunction and any barriers to recovery, as well as aiming to achieve optimal functional outcomes. Her treatments may incorporate hands-on manual treatment, dry needling, muscle energy techniques and exercise-based rehabilitation focused on functional strength and stability, including pilates style mat classes.

Danielle has a special interest in lumbopelvic biomechanics and correcting musculoskeletal imbalances, including those associated with pregnancy & poor movement patterns.

She has also had extensive experience working with elite martial artists, dancers, NSW State netball and rugby & soccer players, and has herself been an international competitor for Australia in Taekwondo.

She currently spends her free time running Sound Healing Events, Flamenco dancing, practicing Yoga & Pilates, and drumming.

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