MSc MHCPC MCSP
PGCert Functional Osteopathy
Hugo qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 and completed his post-graduate qualification in Functional Osteopathy in 2015. Hugo has worked with both the Portuguese Swimming Federation (FPN) and Sporting Club of Portugal in the swimming, water polo and triathlon department. He was head physio for the FPN, overseeing the preparation for the elite swimming team of Portugal at the Rio Olympic games in 2016.
Hugo has also lectured in Osteopathy, Clinical Reasoning and Sports Osteopathy at higher education level in Lisbon. In addition to his clinical work, Hugo is the co-author of a book providing guidelines for warm-up, recovery and injury prevention for swimming, which have been released as the basic guidelines for these subjects at national level in Portugal.
Hugo's key skills include a combination of hands-on manual therapy, osteopathic techniques and load management programmes both in sports injuries and orthopaedic rehabilitation.
PREVIOUSLY WORKED FOR
Private practices, sports club Sporting Clube de Portugal (SCP), Olympic Portuguese Swimming Team
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