Marco undertook an extensive six year training as an osteopath in Italy, including a solid education in cranio-sacral, visceral and structural Osteopathy attending a paediatric clinic for three years in the college, before coming to the UK in 2013.
In the year following his arrival he followed the necessary pathway to gain registration to the GOSC (General Osteopathic Council). He is also a member of The Osteopathic Sports Care Association (OSCA).
Marco was a cyclist of Malnatese and Bustese cycling teams in Italy and rode semi-professionally for Colombina cycling team. In 2003, because of his profound life-long interest in road cycling Marco started a degree in Sport Science. During his Sports Science course he became aware of osteopathy and the benefits of this approach to health for sports people.
He furthered his studies, taking a DO in Osteopathy in 2012. Marco uses a specific biomechanical and postural assessment, along with very specific visceral and cranial techniques to support remedial exercise along side a very natural and skilled manual touch. Marco is a highly trained professional with a thorough background in managing patients needs and sportspeople injuries by supporting high performance. He has over 10 years of experience in clinical practice by managing musculoskeletal disorders and hopes to continue training into the future.
He is experienced in handling complex cases that require a multidisciplinary approach and takes a special interest in Osteopathy in the fields of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Sports. As an undergraduate Marco gained three years of experience treating babies and expectant mums and young children. His skill in this area is reflected in the positive outcomes he achieves in his clinical practice.
Erica is an ITEC level3 qualified massage therapist specialising in pregnancy and baby massage, as well as adult relaxation and stress therapy techniques.
She is fascinated with anatomy and physiology and how they can both work alongside nutrition. A healthy diet and taking some time to listen to your body and address those aches and pains are crucial to your wellbeing. If you feel good, you look good! As a busy and working mother of three young children she understands the importance of feeling strong mentally and physically, while also taking some time just for you.
The best success can be achieved when the mind is in harmony with the body. Massage is the perfect helper for self-care, which Erica supports with her intuitive and caring holistic approach.
Francois Balandreau is a fully qualified Holistic massage, deep tissue and pregnancy massage Therapist.
Francois was a pro basketball player and coach for 20 years and during this time, developed a deep understanding of the human body, particularly the muscular system. This experience naturally led him to study massage.
Soon after beginning his massage studies, Francois was introduced to yoga and instantly fell in love with the discipline, practicing himself daily ever since. He has found it to be a perfect combination with massage techniques. He recently spent several months in India to authentically study and pass his yoga teacher qualification.
Francios has previous practice experience, working for 5 years at the Brixton therapy Centre (an Osteopathic clinic), and also with urban massage as a mobile therapist.
Dr Silvia Pierini is a skilled general paediatric consultant with over 25 years experience of working with children of all ages. She has worked extensively in hospitals and clinics in both Italy and the UK and is a specialist in all aspects of general paediatrics, neonatology and breastfeeding. Dr Pierini ensures that your child receives the very best care at all times and offers professional support and medical advice to parents throughout every stage of their child’s development. Silvia works with new parents from the day their baby leaves the hospital, providing the medical expertise which gives them confidence in caring for their newborn. Regular baby checks, monitoring of your child’s growth, development and wellbeing, routine follow ups and complete health checks are all part of the care Dr Pierini offers families.
Dr Pierini's private practice is based in our Clinic. She also offers the flexibility of home visits, when needed, and provides telephone support to parents. Silvia is a registered consultant with all the leading insurance companies (BUPA, AXA, AVIVA, Simply health, Pru Health etc…)
Dr Pierini is a breastfeeding specialist and as a breastfeeding consultant, can offer a new mother expert guidance on breastfeeding and can help resolve any problems they are experiencing in feeding their newborn.
Home visit For severe Sickness or new Born
Find out more about our Doctor, check out her website: www.silviapierini.com
Here an amazing article to let you understand through her outstanding way to work written by a Journalist (available in Italian, French, Spanish language): www.expatclic.com/pediatra-italiana-a-londra