The perfect team — no matter the problem, we've got it covered
Francesco Contiero BSc MSc FAFS MCSP GOsC MBMAS
Principal Osteopath and Senior Physiotherapist
Francesco is a passionate physiotherapist and osteopath who integrates manual therapy and functional exercise therapy to meet your needs and lifestyle. 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 combines manual medicine, acupuncture, functional rehabilitation and training, not only as a way to achieve injury recovery, but to help improving performance and lifestyle. Aside to his clinical practice, Francesco is the Neuroscience and Clinical Neurology Lecturer at the British School of Osteopathy. His academic areas of expertise are neurosciences, advanced sports biomechanics and fascial sciences.
Francesco works in our City and Parliament clinics.
Book with Francesco for:
Movement analysis and therapy
Management or resolution of long term conditions
Chronic or recurrent injuries
Michael Geraghty B.App.Sc(Physio) MCSP MHCPC
Michael gained his Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy in 1986 in Melbourne, Australia, and in 1987 he completed a Certificate in Acupuncture, adding this valuable skill to his practice.
Michael has been practising Physiotherapy since that time, gaining a wealth of clinical experience. He worked in Melbourne, then Sydney, and Northern New South Wales, Australia, where he started and owned his own Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic for 15 years.
In 2013, Michael moved from Byron Bay to London, where he has continued his work in Musculo-Skeletal Physiotherapy. He has special interest in shoulder and knee problems, orthotics, use of exercise for core stabilty, arthritis, and fitness for those who are in office jobs. In his spare time Michael likes cycling, surfing, skiing, and weight training.
Michael works in our Waterloo clinic.
Book with Mick for:
Pre- and post-surgery rehab
Acute sport injuries
Chronic or recurrent injuries
Laura Chapman B.App.Sc(Osteo) M.Ost GOsC
Laura is an experienced Osteopath, having worked in clinics in both Australia and the UK.
She graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, as the top ranking student, after completing a double Bachelor/Masters degree. She is a registered Osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council in the UK and Osteopathy Australia.
Laura is a passionate & dedicated Osteopath with a holistic vision of health. She believes that good health stems from balance, not only the crucial work-life balance that we all seek, but the essential balance of our body, mind and general energy. Osteopathy is an integral way to ensure optimal health and maintain great balance.
Combining osteopathic manual therapy techniques such as soft tissue massage, stretching, joint mobilisation and manipulation with exercise prescription and rehabilitation, Laura is proficient in treating headaches, neck and back pain, joint and muscle pain, sporting injuries and work-related strain. Her aim is not only to introduce you to your optimal health, but to prevent further occurrences of pain and dysfunction by promoting a stronger, more balanced you.
When she’s not working at True Motion, you can find Laura enjoying a game of competitive netball in between her search for London’s best coffee.
Book with Laura for:
Neck and back pain
Work-related postural strain