Francesco Contiero BSc MSc FAFS PGCertACE MBMAS MCSP GOsC.
Francesco is a passionate physiotherapist and osteopath who integrates manual therapy and functional exercise therapy. Francesco started his career in Italy as a physiotherapist. He has completed a Diploma and a postgraduate Master degree in Osteopathy. In London he also trained in Acupuncture with the British Medical Acupuncture Society. In addition, Francesco has completed an intensive training program in advanced biomechanics developed through the Gray Institute and has earned the distinction of Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS). This specialisation allows him to design rehab programs integrating functional movements to help clients overcome injury and achieve enhanced function according to their unique goals.
Francesco is the Neuroscience and Clinical Neurology Lecturer at the University College of Osteopathy. His academic areas of expertise are neurosciences, sports biomechanics and fascial sciences. He also has a special interest in diagnostic ultrasound and has recently completed the SMUG (Sports Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Group) Mentorship program.
In his practice, Francesco combines manual medicine, acupuncture, functional rehabilitation and training, not only as a way to achieve injury recovery, but to help improving performance and lifestyle.