Jacob completed a Masters of Physiotherapy at Flinders University in 2022. Since graduating, he has worked part time between two clinics dealing with various conditions and clientele including high level athletes. He utilises a variety of treatment options from manual therapies (Dry needling, Myofascial Cupping, Scraping) to weight training and Pilates.
Jacob’s treatment philosophy is anchored in patient-centered care, a fundamental principle that prioritises individual needs, goals, and preferences. He believes in fostering a collaborative relationship where patients are active participants in their recovery journey. Central to his approach is the integration of Strength and Conditioning principles, aiming not just for rehabilitation but also for enhancing overall physical resilience. By incorporating evidence-based practices into treatment modalities, Jacob ensures that every intervention is rooted in the latest research, ensuring efficacy and safety. This amalgamation allows for tailored treatments that address specific concerns and promote holistic wellness.
Areas of Interest
- Sports Injury Rehabilitation
- Special interest in knee injuries and ACL Rehabilitation
- Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
- Dry Needling, Cupping & Scraping
- Strength & Conditioning
Jacob grew up in Tasmania playing state level junior basketball and high-level cycling. During this time he had a number of injuries from dislocated thumbs to calf strains. These injuries piqued his interest in rehabilitation and sport science, eventually influencing his physiotherapy passion.
Outside of the clinical environment Jacob spends his time participating in various activities such as long-distance running, cycling, rock climbing and spending time with his friends.
FUN FACT: Jacob has unilateral Pectus Excavatum, which is the malformation of the ribs and sternum and has given him a history of unilateral pectoralis tears.