Andrea is a physiotherapist graduated at the University of Genoa in 2002. Then he continued his studies at the same University and obtained a Master degree in Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Disorders in 2005.
In 2012, he obtained a Master degree in Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Siena, where he has been a Professor for the “Core Competence of the Sports Physiotherapist” & “Therapeutic Exercise” modules since 2015.
He continued to deepen his knowledge by attending courses related to various therapeutic techniques. Among the most important we list: Differential Diagnosis with William Boissonnault, Clinical Neurodynamic Techniques for upper and lower limbs, Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI) with Donato Vassalli. He practices Sports Rehabilitation thanks to the meeting with Philip Glasgow, he achieved the advanced certification in Trigger Point Dry Needling, he practices the management of the first acute intervention thanks to Mark Brown and Maria Constantinou and he renews the BLS-D certification every two years. He is a W.A.D.A. advisor and he renews its certification annually.
Andrea works as a freelancer in the Studio Fisioterapico del Borgo in Lavagna. It’s a home for university internship of the Master in “Physiotherapy applied to Sport” of the University of Siena and also for the Master in “Manual Therapy applied to Physiotherapy” of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.
He has collaborated in the past with various sports clubs: ADMO Volley Lavagna, Virtus Entella, U.C. Sampdoria 1946 as Head of Injury Recovery of the Youth Soccer Teams and Physiotherapist of the Primavera Team, Lavagnese.
In the associative field, he is a member of the National Executive Board of GISPT (Group of Italian Sports Physical Therapists) since 2012. He was first Head of the Communication Area for two terms and then National Vice President. He was elected National President by the Assembly of Members in October 2018 and he will hold this office until the end of his first term, in September 2021.