Jacob is an experienced physiotherapist working at the Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital, as well as The Saltash Physiotherapy Clinic. As a senior physiotherapist Jacob specialises in musculoskeletal injuries and pathologies. He trained at the University of Southampton’s School of Health Sciences in 2011 and completed his experiences of acute care at the Trust.
Having trained in sports trauma management, he was team physiotherapist for one of Plymouth’s local rugby clubs, providing match day pitch side trauma management, as well as assessment and treatment at the club.
As a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Jacob has trained additionally to practice acupuncture for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and uses it, where necessary, as an adjunct to treatment.
Jacob has a specialist interest in manual therapy, and has been trained in Maitland and Mulligan manual concepts, as well manipulative therapy.
Outside of physiotherapy Jacob lives in south east Cornwall. His hobbies include following rugby, reading and writing, as well as cycling and surfing.
Ami completed her physiotherapy training at The University of the West of England in 2011, gaining a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy. From here she followed her passion by undertaking three years of additonal training at Hartpury College gaining a MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy. This high level of training allows Ami's registration with the professional body, ACPAT (The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy) and the unique ability to treat both horse and rider.
Ami is an experienced human and veterinary physiotherapist, working as a rotational and senior therapist at Derriford Hospital before moving to Liskeard Community Hospital in Cornwall to specialise in musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, alongside visiting animal clients within Devon and Cornwall.
Ami grew up in South West Cornwall and is never too far away from the coast! Animals have always been close to her heart - growing up with ponies, cats, dogs and horses. She currently owns three horses and enjoys riding and competing them alongside looking after her cats and chickens at home. Her other interests include surfing, walking and cycling.