Expert healthcare professionals in their respective fields with a passion for gaining and sharing knowledge
BSc Physio (Stell)
MSc Physio (Wits)
Lorraine Jacobs is a physiotherapist in private practice and is an associate in a large multidisciplinary rehabilitation practice in Rivonia. She has lectured on subjects such as motor control, spinal manipulation and clinical reasoning skills. She teaches on the OMT course and was course leader for a number of years. She is passionate about compassionate person-centred care, evidence-based practice, reflective practice and critical thinking skills. She has developed a series of webinars on “Risk Stratification in Low Back Pain”, as a collaboration between Physio focus and the OMPTG.
Her practice encompasses the management of musculoskeletal disorders, especially persistent pain disorders, as well as the management of cancer survivors, specifically post-prostatectomy care, and the gynaecological cancers.
She has an MSc (Physio) and an MBA from Wits. She has completed her APDL 2 in Pain Management. She is also a member of the Leadership Coaching team at the Wits Business School.
She is appointed as a member of the Professional Board for Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Biokinetics of the HPCSA