Jakob Dahlberg, CEO and co-founder at Joint Academy discusses a research study published in “JAMA Network Open” (Feb 23, 2021) that found clinically important improvements of treating knee osteoarthritis digitally rather than the traditional treatment, making it a superior treatment option with the potential to save insurance companies and their patients the costs and risks of joint surgeries.
Jakob Dahlberg is an award-winning entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of Joint Academy, the virtual clinic that offers evidence-based online treatment for chronic joint pain. Jakob studied computer science when he dropped out to instead launch Joint Academy at the age of 23. Since then, Joint Academy has revolutionized chronic joint pain treatment and treated 40 000 patients as the company has skyrocketed to become the market leader in Sweden. Joint Academy has raised $30 million in venture capital by the likes of Kinnevik under Jakob’s leadership, as the company is growing into the European and US markets. Jakob has won numerous awards, including Young Founder of the Year in Southern Sweden, he has been named as one of Sweden’s 100 Super Talents, and he was recently listed on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list.