Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Orchard Road Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Centre)
Making a difference is what motivates Jjacob each day to perform his duties as a Physiotherapist. Jacob, whose core specialisation is Manipulative Physiotherapy attained his Post Graduate Diploma from University of Otago. He also proceeded to complete his Master’s in Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy from the same University. He has a total of 10 years of experience in musculoskeletal practice and holds strong interest in assessing and managing musculoskeletal injuries, particularly spinal conditions (back pain, neck pain, sacroiliac joint pain and pelvic girdle pain).
Jjacob has always kept himself abreast with learning different musculoskeletal skills such as Mckenzie mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT), Mulligan’s concept taught by Dr Mulligan himself, DMA clinical pilates, muscle energy technique, positional release technique, exercise prescription, and chronic pain management.
At Changi General Hospital (CGH), he worked with the Out-Patient Spine Clinic for 6 years as a Senior Physiotherapist. His work involved assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with various bone, muscle and joint conditions. During the last 18 months of his tenure, he worked closely with the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department to treat all kinds of acute musculoskeletal conditions (acute back strain, ligamentous sprains, muscle strains, discogenic back pain, acute neuropathic pain). Working in and with the A&E, challenged him with advance clinical knowledge, skills and reasoning to help patients alleviate their pain and improve functions.
Jjacob also works as a Clinical Instructor at Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) instructing, teaching and guiding physiotherapy students to excel in clinical practice. In addition, he also supervises budding physiotherapists for Allied Health Professions Council registration in Singapore.
He has presented and published various research studies in National and International conferences such as:
“Is manipulation effective in the treatment of sacroiliac joint pain and function? A systematic review” at the World Congress of Physical Therapy (2015) in Singapore.
Case report on return to work: Efficacy of mobilisation and manipulation in a patient with lumbar zygoapophyseal joint lock at MUCH International conference (2009) Malaysia.
Is manipulation effective in the treatment of acute low back pain – A systematic review at Annual Scientific Meeting (2009) in Changi General Hospital, Singapore.
Constraint induced movement therapy – A descriptive study at PHYSIOFEST, South Indian conference (2006), India.
McKenzie’s approach a main play in treating low back pain at SIRPAM, South Indian Conference (2004), India.
He also has given public talks in creating awareness on spinal health at National University of Singapore (NUS), FEDex, Fullerton group, Prudential clients and also in various private firms. He also conducted workshop on various manual therapy techniques to colleagues and taping (rigid and rock tape) workshops for students at Nan Yang Junior College, Singapore.
J Jacob has been the recipient of various awards like
Singhealth Gold Award in 2011
Singhealth Silver Award in 2010
Best Service Award in 2009 at CGH
He has provided physiotherapy coverage for various National and International sports and games like Youth Olympic Games in 2010, Asian Youth Games in 2009, Nan Ling badminton tournaments in 2013 and in various sporting activities.
Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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Disclaimer We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.
The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.
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