Jayson was born and schooled in Kroonstad in the Freestate. He qualified as an Orthotist Prosthetist at Pretoria Technicon where he graduated with distinction in 1995.
He worked in both Johannesburg and Cape Town as an orthotist before traveling to the UK where he worked at a large international orthotics central fabrication company.
On his return to Cape Town, he established Progressive Orthopaedics in 1999, based in the Sea Point Medical Center. He then established a second practice at Vincent Pallotti Hospital in 2001. The Vincent Pallotti practice has been running since and is still situated on the lower ground level of the Dick Williamson suites in the rehabilitation and hydrotherapy unit. He works closely with a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team in this unit.
Progressive Orthopaedics later became Chin and Partners and in 2006, Jayson initiated the now highly successful prosthetic division of Jayson Chin & Associates. Prosthetics for all levels of amputation are manufactured by the practice. Jayson co-founded the Cape Amputee Clinic in 2007 which is a non-profit multidisciplinary team established to support amputees. This highly qualified team advises on and addresses the various physical and psychological factors that amputees face pre and post amputation. The team also supports the amputee during the prosthetic rehabilitation process facilitating their return to life on their own terms.
In 2007 Jayson moved the Sea Point practice to Bree Street in the CBD and established Medsport as a medical retail component to his practice. The Medsport store displays and supplies products that bridge the gap between medical related products and retail in the ergonomic, sporting and footwear market. In 2009 Jayson opened a second practice and Medsport store situated in the Unit of Excellence, Life Orthopedic Unit adjacent to Vincent Pallotti Hospital. This practice services the needs of the in-hospital patients and those seeing the specialist orthopaedic specialists in the unit.
To address the increase in muscular skeletal conditions of office workers Jayson sourced a line of premium cost-effective ergonomic products. In 2011, Ergonomicsdirect, Medsport’s online retail store was established which offers a wide range of ergonomic products that improve comfort and productivity in the workplace and home offices.
In 2014 a fourth Chin and Partners practice was opened in Claremont at Back 2 Health in Hatfield Road, opposite Claremont and Kingsbury Hospital.
Jayson, his practice and Medsport are very fortunate to be supported by a team of qualified and experienced professionals and administrative staff who together ensure that efficient, friendly and quality service is provided. Jayson is passionate about enabling his orthotic and prosthetic clients to overcome their physical challenges and ensuring that his Medsport clients have access to high quality products that allows them to invest in their wellbeing.
When not splitting his time between his many work endeavors, Jayson spends his time cycling, hiking, doing pilates and spending time with his family. Jayson is married to Laura and has two sons, Liam and Caleb and two dogs, Juno and Milo.
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