BSc Physio MCSP AACP
Sergio graduated at Cespu University with first class honours in Oporto, Portugal. After graduating he went to Madrid where he specialised in Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia at University Castilla La Mancha.
He came to the UK in 2013, where he has been based in private practice working as Senior Physiotherapist at Wembley Stadium for the Football Association (F.A.) a well as working as a physiotherapist in the Occupational Health Department at the Brompton Hospital.
In Portugal he practised in private sports clinics, working close with National elite athletes in tennis, rugby, rowing, gymnastic and hockey. In addition, he worked pitch side with semi-professional football and basketball teams. He has also had experience working in the NHS Orthopaedic Hospitals where he gained experience in treating pre and post operative conditions.
As a ‘Hands on’ physiotherapist, Sergio favours a variety of manual techniques including Manual Trigger Points Therapy, Dry needling (technique with acupuncture needles), Electro-acupuncture and Kinesiology Taping.
He considers it very important to continue with his own professional development to keep him updated on new skills and techniques to provide the best care and treatment to aid the recovery of his patients.
He is extremely well placed to treat a wide range of conditions due to his diversity of experience, for example musculo-skeletal conditions, orthopaedic cases and sport injuries. He has a keen interest in working with post trauma patients and post fracture patients.
Sergio himself is a keen sportsman, but his most recent interest and passion is surfing!