Jacob completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane. Throughout his studies, he worked as a Sports Trainer covering a variety of sports, with a focus on Australian Football. Jacob has also worked in the sporting fields of Rugby Union and Basketball. He has a passion for sports and has played a wide variety, including AFL, basketball, Rugby League and Union, Soccer, Cricket and Hockey. This passion made him pursue a deeper knowledge of exercise and he furthered this by completing his level 1 in strength and conditioning. In his studies, Jacob was able to undertake placements in the fields of musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, paediatric and neurological physiotherapy where he learned a variety of skills giving him a holistic and multi modality approach to healthcare.
Jacob’s treatment philosophy centers around movement, strengthening and education. Having personally suffered 2 ACL tears from playing AFL, Jacob is extremely passionate about helping athletes recover from knee injuries and return to their sport. Jacob’s treatments prioritize regaining full mobility, strength and confidence to reduce the likelihood of injury recurrence. Jacob emphasizes injury prevention, strength training and long term planning and management as a means to staying healthy and performing at the highest level. In addition to working with professional and elite performers, Jacob enjoys working with lifters, recreational athletes, and active adults.
He now has a passion for keeping himself fit and healthy, playing AFL, basketball and regularly going to the gym to increase his physical performance on the field.