Marcel is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist who graduated from Griffith University (Gold Coast) on 2022. He’s passionate about treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions, and management of varied chronic conditions through exercise and a holistic approach.
Originally from Brazil, he has an extensive background in high performance sports as practitioner and competitor – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Soccer, Basketball – and particular interest in mechanism and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, and empowering patients through education and actively participating in their own health care in and out of the clinic. ‘Patients are the ones behind the steering wheel and I’m the co-pilot giving them directions’.
As a former Journalist for over 10 years in his country of origin, he’s a firm believer that effective communication is key to get patients on board with treatments provided and potentialize their outcomes.
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Sports injuries
- Neurological conditions
- Metabolic conditions
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- gym/ sports
- watching sports events and documentaries
- keeping up-to-date with recent research/studies
English, Portuguese, Spanish