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Jaco Pretorius


BSc (Physio) MSc (Physio)

Jaco is a New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist with over 12 years of experience, having worked in both hospital settings and private clinics in South Africa and New Zealand.

Jaco graduated from the University of the Western Cape with a BSc Physiotherapy degree in 2006. He later completed his Masters Degree on ACL injuries, at the University of Stellenbosch in 2014. Among a myriad of smaller courses, Jaco has also completed his Dry Needling Certification.

He has a special interest in general musculoskeletal conditions, in particular knee injuries and is passionate about all things sports. Jaco has gained experience with several rugby teams in South Africa ( U21 Springbok Team and 2009 IRB 7’s Tournament) as well as in New Zealand (North Harbour Marist Rugby club , Silverdale rugby club, Blues U20, North Harbour Farah Palmer Cup, North Harbour Development, North Harbour Men’s and Women’s 7s, North Harbour Mitre 10 Cup).

Jaco along with his wife and 3 children have been calling Orewa on the Hibiscus Coast home since 2015.