Clinical specialist – Sports Osteopath, Chartered Physiotherapist and Diagnostic ultrasound
QUALIFICATIONS: MSc (Hons) Osteopathy MGOsC, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy MCSP, Fellow of Applied Functional Science (Biomechanics), PgCert Academic and Clinical Education, MBMAS
Francesco is a passionate osteopath who integrates manual therapy and functional exercise therapy to meet his patients’ needs and lifestyles. Francesco started his career in Italy as a physiotherapist and has a postgraduate Master degree in Osteopathy. He has also trained in acupuncture with the British Medical Acupuncture Society.
Francesco has over 10 years’ experience of working in private practice, with the more recent years spent focusing on sports medicine and elite performance. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal sonography and routinely integrates ultrasound scans to further the diagnosis and inform the management of his patients.
Francesco has trained in advanced biomechanics at Gray Institute in the US, earning the distinction of Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS). This specialisation allows him to design rehab programmes integrating functional movements to help clients overcome injury and achieve enhanced function according to their unique goals.
Aside to his clinical practice, Francesco is the lead clinical neuroscience lecturer at the University College of Osteopathy. His academic areas of expertise are neurosciences, advanced sports biomechanics and fascial sciences.