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Dr. Jacob Keeling

PT, DPT | South Sound Physical & Hand Therapy – West Olympia

“I am passionate about helping my patients to improve their quality of life and get back to participating in the activities that they love.”

Jacob Keeling was born and raised in Tumwater, Washington. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Physiology from Central Washington University in 2012. After completing his undergraduate degree, Jacob worked as a physical therapist aide for six months before attending Eastern Washington University, where he graduated with his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2016.

Jacob has extensive experience in sports medicine and orthopedics. He especially enjoys helping athletes to return to sport, prevent further injuries, and improve performance. Manual therapy techniques, education and individualized exercise programs are all utilized by Jacob to empower his patients to reduce pain and improve function. He prioritizes staying informed as to the most current research in the physical therapy field and learning new techniques to maintain a high standard of care for his patients.

Outside of the clinic, Jacob enjoys playing soccer and disc golf, hiking, and spending time with his wife and children.


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (Eastern Washington University)
  • Bachelor of Science in Clinical Physiology (Central Washington University)