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Jorge Espada - Fisioterapia Gibraltar Sotogrande

JORGE ESPADA

He qualified physiotherapist at the University of Seville and expert in Osteopathy at the Escuela de Osteopatia de (5 years of masters of osteopathy BSO-based) has a spectacular track record of over 15 years, leading physiotherapy centers Sotogrande and Gibraltar.

Physical therapist recognized in United Kingdom, registered by the HCPC (Health and Care Professional Council) PH106101.

Expert in musculoskeletal ultrasound scan and the innovative technique EPI for the minimally invasive treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.

Extensive training in functional bandages and kinesiotaping.

Training in new technologies of sports rehabilitation, eccentric work and Compex electrostimulation.

Extensive experience in the treatment of spinal cord injuries and neurological diseases, with clinical in treatments and hydrotherapy in associated centers or homes.

Passionate about sport, his life has been involved around football, surfing, kite surfing, rugby, sailing and golf.
Jorge Espada has managed to create a specialized center in High performance sports and rehabilitation for preventive, curative treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.

His experience as an osteopath and his continuous training both in Spain and in England allow him to diagnose the problem and find the best solution to your back problem.

Fully bilingual in English and Spanish

Physiotherapist manager at college Clinic since 2002 (Gibraltar)

Official physiotherapist of the team of Gibraltar “Island Games” in Shetland Islands 2005 (Scotland), Rhodes (Greece) 2007, Isle of White 2011 (England), Bermuda 2013, 2015 Jersey.

Gibraltar Rugby national team physiotherapist 2011-2014.

Physiotherapist of the International Tennis Academy in Sotogrande.

Phyhsiotherapist collaborator of the Real Club de golf Valderrama.

Andrea Fisioterapia Osteopatia Gibraltar Sotogrande

ANDREA

Graduated in Physiotherapy from Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona), she studied the Postgraduate Course in Sports Physiotherapy at Escuela Universitaria Gimbernat in Barcelona. She finished the postgraduate diploma doing an internship at the High-performance Centre in Sant Cugat del Valles.

Physiotherapist at the Barcelona Royal Polo Club between 2010 and 2012.

Expert in new trends in exercise retraining, eccentric exercise, and Compex electrostimulation.

Physiotherapist with expertise in functional bandages and Kinesiotape.

Extensive background in vertebral column and peripheral manipulation techniques, upper and lower limbs.

Her favourite sport is tennis, to which she has dedicated a part of her life, both as a player at a national and international level as well as a coach at grass-roots and competition level with the Reus Monterols Tennis Club, at Summer Camps in the USA, and with the Barcelona Royal Polo Club. She counts surfing, SUP, skiing, animals, and travelling among her passions.

She began her work experience as a physiotherapist at ITF Futures tennis championships, following these, she worked as part of a team of professionals at the Estival Park sports centre and at the Aquum spa. She has been working with Jorge Espada for the last three years at the College Clinic in Gibraltar and in Sotogrande.

As someone who is passionate about her profession, continuous training is absolutely crucial in order to be able to make the correct diagnosis and offer the best treatment to patients, always with a close and personal manner, learning more and better every day.

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JOSE HIJANO

A bachelor’s degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences from the European University of Madrid, and an undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Málaga.

He did an internship as a physiotherapist with the Torremolinos sports council. Physiotherapist from the Deyre sports medicine centre (Estepona) 2014-2016. Physiotherapist/Physical Trainer Manilva Indoor Football Sports Club. 2012-2014 (Segunda Divisón B in the National Futsal League).

He has experience both in the field of physical training (both team and individual sports) as well as in clinical practice, with extensive background in physiotherapy (EPI, Neuromuscular Bandages, Dry Needling).

An expert in prevention and readaptation of sporting injuries with the latest technology: isoinertial machines (yoyo squat, conical pulley), Compex electrostimulation.

Movement analysis by means of slow motion video recording, correction of sport movements, and biomechanical analysis of a race.

Evaluation of muscular imbalances with smartcoach, a tool which allows the user to monitor and control muscle power, receiving immediate feedback with the purpose of maximising the sporting performance. In this way the athlete can carry out personalised training sessions and injury recovery in sports such as golf, football, tennis, sailing, or kitesurfing.

He can help you to reach your goals, whether they be to do with performance, or related to health, leading you with a close and friendly manner.

Passionate about sporting pursuits, he has developed his professional career by putting his expertise into practice in the area of health and sport.

Furthermore, he holds the title of National Padel Instructor from the Spanish Federation as well as that of Specialist in Physical Training from Futsal.

His experience in functional evaluations and biomechanical analysis provides added value to diagnose technical deficiencies as well as muscular imbalances and to be able to correct them with a view to avoiding possible future injuries.

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IGNATIOS CHATZIANDREOU

He finished studying medicine in 2002 at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen in Germany.

Specialisation in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2002-2009 in Dortmund and Essen in Germany.

From 2009 to 2015, floor manager (senior physician) in the Klinikum Dortmund in Germany. Doctorate completed in 2008 with the thesis topic “hip dysplasia”.

Notable achievements:

Revision knee and hip arthroplasty with partial or complete replacements.

One of the pioneers in individualised/personalised knee arthroplasty in Germany.

Arthroscopic surgery together with the treatment of sports injuries with reconstruction of ligaments, tendons, cartilage.

Osteotomies of the lower extremities. A Conformis company instructor since 2014.

Publications:

Resultados a largo plazo el completado con éxito terapia conservadora Yeso Fettweis Hock en la dislocación de cadera Tipo III y IV de acuerdo con Graf Langzeitergebnisse der erfolgreich abgeschlossenen konservativen Therapie mit Fettweis-Hockgips bei Hüftluxation Typ III und IV nach Graf Orthopaedische Praxis 44, 12, 2008, 595-605 (Long-term results of the successfully-completed Yeso Fettweis Hock conservative therapy in Type III and IV hip dislocations in accordance with Graf Langzeitergebnisse der erfolgreich abgeschlossenen konservativen Therapie mit Fettweis-Hockgips bei Hüftluxation Typ III und IV nach Graf Orthopaedische Praxis 44, 12, 2008, 595-605)

Comparison of Hospital Metrics and Patient Reported Outcomes for Patients with Customized, Individually Made Vs. Conventional TKA Presented at the 2015 World Arthroplasty Congress (WAC)