Clinical Experience:

Alessandro is a passionate and highly-skilled Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist with extensive post graduate qualifications in manual therapy and exercise prescription, and a wide range of experience both in Italy and the UK.

Having completed an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine, he excels at addressing complex and persistent pain, with a primary focus on identifying the root causes of injuries. While adept in managing various types of spinal pain and sports injuries, Alessandro holds a special interest in shoulder pain, tendon issues, and post-operative knee rehabilitation, especially ACL reconstruction or repair.

Alessandro is also a strong advocate for using exercise as a means to healthy ageing. In addition to his work treating pain and injury, you’ll also find him working alongside some of our patients, to help maximise their physical health.

Alessandro speaks fluent English and Italian.

Educational Background:

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, University of Udine, Italy

MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine, University of Birmingham

Sports Experience:

Sports Physiotherapist – Watford FC 2021 -2022


When not in the clinic you'll usually find Alessandro doing whatever he can to be close to nature, planning European camping trips, or dreaming up a future that involves him driving to through South America in a camper van.

What do you do for exercise?

In a week, I generally do two sessions of resistance training, around 30km running, and one or two games of football. During better weather, you will often spot me commuting to the clinic on my loyal foldable bike.

You're favourite holiday destination?

There is nothing better than skiing or hiking in the Dolomites, near where I grew up. It has something for everybody.

Something you do better than most?

I make the ultimate Bolognese sauce. No joking! It has been a family recipe for three generations now. Yet to be defeated!

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