Jacob is a pain and wellness therapist with a special set of skills and experiences rare in his field. He comes with extensive experience in trauma and pain medicine as an army combat medic veteran, qualifications in soft tissue therapy and a degree in Chinese medicine. Jacob is passionate about the treatment of pain and complex health conditions, focusing on Breathing Exercises, Acupuncture, Manual Therapy, Sleeping Architecture and finding Joy in Movement.
Following his passion has led Jacob to further specialise in Hyperbaric Medicine. This has led to the launch of a new service within Better: HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy). The focus of this service will be to treat conditions such as Concussion and other Traumatic Brain Injuries, Long Covid, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and to facilitate Sport & Exercise Performance Enhancement.
Jacob recently finished his Chamber Operator course in the DDRC centre for Hyperbaric Medicine in Plymouth and joined EBAss (The European Baromedical Association) and UHMS (Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society). He is committed to deliver the highest standards of care through Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, operating from Better’s City clinic. Using a battery of tests and assessments, all key markers of recovery will be tracked throughout the course of treatment.
Coming from a Mediterranean background with grandparents from Iraq and north Africa, Jacob enjoys expressing himself in the kitchen. The culinary choices are vast and delicious. Either cooking a meal for two or hosting friends and family; the Kitchen, with steaming pots and the smell of spices is always a place of peace and happiness. Jacob’s bubbly character will shine in even the darkest of times, helping you to feel better, and to leave smiling; laughter and kindness should form the foundation from which to build your recovery.
The Bigger You Build The Fire The More You Are Aware Of The Extent Of The Darkness