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 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
Lorenzo Cordara BSc MSc CAFS MCSP GOsC
Senior Osteopath and Senior Physiotherapist
Lorenzo is a highly motivated physiotherapist and osteopath. After graduating with a first-class honors degree in physiotherapy, Lorenzo began his career in Italy working alongside a professional basketball and football team. His passion for the human body drove him to continue his studies in London where he completed an MSc in osteopathy with distinction. He has gained experience in many different environments, from working in neurologic rehabilitation at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, to following his passion for sports and athletics working with an Australian football team in London.
He has a particular interest in functional exercises and biomechanics and has developed this further through a certification in Applied Functional Science with the Gray Institute (CAFS).
Lorenzo integrates physiotherapy and osteopathy and sees himself as an ‘all-round’ practitioner, combining hands-on manual therapy, functional rehabilitation, injury prevention with a special attention to patient care.
Lorenzo enjoys an active lifestyle, in which he has a particular passion for surfing. When he is not working, he is constantly looking for waves in UK and abroad!
Book with Laura for:
- Neck and back pain
Work-related postural strain