Dr Jacob Collard (Osteopath)
Dr. Jacob Collard (he/him) is a fully qualified, registered osteopath who completed a Bachelor of Science (osteopathy) and a Masters of Health Science (osteopathy) at Victoria University.
Jacob has a great love of all sports and was first exposed to osteopathy because of his involvement in football, cricket and tennis. With sport, came injuries and Jacob’s positive experience with manual therapy, motivated him to become an osteopath.
Jacob’s interest in osteopathy developed because of his curiosity about the causes of pain and how they could be best managed. He enjoys the challenge of diagnosing, treating and formulating management plans to prevent recurrence of musculoskeletal complaints in the sporting and general population. Jacob treats a wide range of conditions, with a particular interest around neck and back pain.
He has a passion for enhancing clients quality of life and physical performance. Jacob prides himself on his ability to incorporate a number of different techniques into his treatments. He uses direct techniques such as massage, joint manipulation, dry needling, cupping and muscle energy technique, in combination with more gentle indirect techniques.
In his spare time Jacob enjoys playing or watching sport and planning his next trip overseas.
It is not necessary for patients to bring in a referral and we accept patients under Medicare CDM and patients with the relevant private health cover. Jacob will also accept walk – ins.