Dr. Jerome Smith – Osteopath
Jerome Smith is a British-trained osteopath who gained his qualifications at the British School of Osteopathy in London in 2012. He has been practicing in Australia for five years, treating a wide variety of patients from athletes and performers at the international level, to expectant mothers, children and the elderly. Jerome has extensive experience managing a broad range of musculoskeletal injuries and has developed a special interest in sport-related injuries and rehabilitation. In recent years he has worked with Woden-Weston FC Women’s Premier League soccer team (2016 season), Weston-Molonglo FC Men’s Capital and State League soccer teams (2017 season) and has provided pitch-side care for St. Edmunds College, Marist College and Canberra Grammar School boy’s rugby union teams. He has also completed a FIFA-certified Diploma in Football Medicine and has completed further training in advanced dry-needling techniques and strength & conditioning coaching. Jerome has worked in post-operative care at the Canberra Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (CAPS) clinic and the National Capital Private Hospital, Canberra. He has also provided rehabilitation services to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) College and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). Jerome has a strong focus on patient education and active rehabilitation. He is passionate about the effects of diet, exercise and stress on health, and uses his understanding of these concepts to successfully manage injuries and prevent their recurrence. He has a particular interest in the treatment of low back pain, headache, plantar fasciitis, jaw pain and tendinopathy.