Ruben Rocha Physiotherapist-Manual Therapist

Ruben Rocha founded CURAVIT Physiotherapy in 2018 with the intention of creating a practice that combines the best of manual therapy with instrumental and invasive techniques. Since his graduation in 2009, Ruben Rocha has gained extensive clinical experience, allowing him to adopt an integrative bio-psycho-social approach that listens to the needs of each individual. This is the approach he prioritizes daily.

Academic Background
Ruben Rocha, Pt, BSc, COMT, and posturologist, trained at the School of Health in Porto and became a certified therapist in orthopedic manual therapy through “Manual Concepts”which is also recognized by the University of Perth, Australia.

Professional Career
Ruben Rocha has worked as a physiotherapist in a hospital setting (Jura-Bernois Hospital) as well as in several private practices before deciding to start his own independent practice in 2018 and founding CURAVIT Physiotherapy. In 2024, he also joined the Saugy Performance team.

Trainings and Diploma

– **Training in Osteopathic Technology** according to François Ricard’s method in2012
– **Training in Visceral Manipulation Technology** in 2015
– **Completed Dry Needling® Training** at the David G. Simons Academy in 2015
– **Posturology Training** according to Dr. Bernard Bricot’s method in 2015
– **Completed Training in Ultrasound-Guided Intratissue Percutaneous Electrolysis (EPI®)** in 2016
– **TECAR® Therapy Practitioner and Trainer** in 2016
– **Specialization in Invasive Physiotherapy and Ultrasound** in Porto (February to September 2023)
– **Osteopathy/Etiopathy** according to the Manual and Sports Therapy Academy (ATMS) in Porto (May 2023 to May 2025)
– **Clinical Pilates** in Porto, based on APPI Matwork certification (October 2023 to March 2024)
– **Dermato-functional Training** in Porto (September 2023)
Ruben Rocha continues to train and teach in the field of physiotherapy, integrating innovative techniques to meet the specific needs of each patient.

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