Jayce is the director of Peak MSK Physiotherapy, and is one of a handful of Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists in Victoria. Originally qualifying as a physiotherapist in Perth, he worked for several years in Switzerland thereafter. His experience covered various physiotherapy disciplines in intensive care, burns rehabilitation, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, advanced scope practice in major teaching hospitals and military health.

He then returned to Western Australia to complete his Master of Manipulative Therapy degree before settling in Melbourne. In 2010, Jayce successfully completed the rigorous specialisation examinations of the Australian College of Physiotherapists to become a Fellow of the College and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.

From 2003-2011, Jayce lectured at the University of Melbourne, School of Physiotherapy. He continues to lecture and teach with the Australian Physiotherapy Association, as well as educating physiotherapists with his own courses in management of spinal pain.

On the weekend, Jayce SUPs (stand up paddle) and has represented Victoria in the technical and marathon disciplines nationally.

Additional Language Spoken: French

Specialist areas of practice include:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Post-operative spinal surgery rehabilitation
  • Cranio-facial, temporo-mandibular disorders (TMD)
  • Persistent pain disorders
  • Whiplash and headaches
  • Musician injuries

All of our clinicians are trained in every aspect of the musculoskeletal system and their expertise is not limited to the topics listed as specialist practice.

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow, Australian College of Physiotherapists
  • Member, Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Member, Australian & New Zealand Academy of Orofacial Pain

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

Laird RA, Gilbert J, Kent P, Keating JL (2014) Comparing lumbo-pelvic kinematics in people with and without back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15: 229.

Gilbert J & Bialocerkowski A. (2004). The effectiveness of nerve mobilisation in the management of adults with upper quadrant neurogenic pain. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 2(10), 1-26.

Gilbert J (2001) Neural tissue provocation tests. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 16: 717-718.

Conference Proceedings

Gilbert J (2011) Assessment and treatment for the injured sporting shoulder. Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Special Interest Group Conference of the Australian Sonographers Association, Melbourne, p 43.

Articles by Dr Jayce Gilbert

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* Conferred by Fellowship of the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2010