Meet Your Physio:
BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy: University (UNISANTA) Santos/ São Paulo/ Brazil
Working with individuals to help them achieve their goals
Qualifications & Education
Leandro is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and of the Brazilian Physiotherapy Association crefito-3. He received his honours degree from the Santa Cecilia University (UNISANTA) Santos/ São Paulo/ Brazil. He has also completed postgraduate qualifications in Physiotherapy in Traumatology and Orthopaedic in Santa Cecilia University.
Experience & Interests
Leandro’s main areas of interest are in sports/musculoskeletal and conditions having gained extensive experience in these areas during his time working with a Professional Basketball team (Brazilian Premier League). He also had his own Clinic in Brazil for over 4 years and has covered all core areas such as Acute Neurology, Acute Medical and Surgical wards, Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Outpatients (adult and paediatric). He is committed to CPD and evidence-based practice and has completed a number of post graduate courses such as RPG (Global Postural Re-education technique and Ground Floor Pilates. Leandro is also qualified and certified to perform Dry Needling.
Leandro is a huge sports fan, especially in Basketball, where he played as a professional for 2 years in the A2 league at the Brazilian League which has helped him to understand injury mechanism and rehabilitation process in any kind of athlete.