Physiotherapist + Chiropractor

Lorenzo is a dual-qualified Physiotherapist (Sydney Uni) and Chiropractor (Macquarie Uni).

Lorenzo has been working at Spinal and Sports Care since 1995 and partner since 1998. During this time, he has gained vast experience and knowledge in this area of allied health care and has extensive experience in the mangement of both spinal and extremity injuries and exercise prescription ranging from elite sporting athletes and weekend warriors to mums, dads and children who want to remain active and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

In 2019, Lorenzo was endorsed by the Australian Chiropractors Association as a titled Sports and Exercise Chiropractor – Fellow. In addition, Lorenzo has a qualification from FIFA in Football Medicine and attained a Master of High-Performance Sport (UTS) whilst working in the high-performance department of the AFL Sydney Swans.

Lorenzo is a certified Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) Presenter and teaches in the area of Level 1 & Level 2 Sports Trainers & Re-accreditation, as well as Introduction & Advanced Sports Taping. Lorenzo has completed his Certification in Team Sports Training from Barca Universitas and holds a current Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach Certification (ASCA).

Lorenzo is currently the Vice-Chair on Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) NSW Board and has recently stepped down from his position as an executive member of the Sports Chiropractic Australia (SCA) after serving in this role for 6 years; having previously held the position of NSW Chairman for 4 years. He also has a role on the Australian Chiropractic Association (ACA) Conduct & Ethics Committee and on the Federation of International Sports Chiropractic (FICS) Corporate & Social Responsibility Board, and Membership Services.

Lorenzo believes education is the key to quality care and is involved extensively with addressing Sporting Organisations, Coaches and Athletes on a variety of topics relating to injury prevention techniques, injuries and effective management. Lorenzo was a member of the Macquarie University Advisory Board from 1998-2004 and has supervised Masters Students from Macquarie, Western Sydney, Australian Catholic University, UTS and Murdoch Universities, in their Clinical Sports Placements.

Lorenzo has had extensive involvement with elite level sport in a variety of sports since 1993. In football, Lorenzo has worked with the Western Sydney Wanderers, Central Coast Mariners, Bonnyrigg White Eagles and Parramatta FC Football Club in the NSW Premier League (NPL). Lorenzo has been associated with Football NSW since 2006, and in 2009, looked after the Singapore National Soccer team, during their National team tour of Australia.

Lorenzo has worked with many Commonwealth and Olympic athletes from a diverse sporting background and attended National and International Tournaments for Indoor Cricket NSW, Oz Tag, Futsal Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Taekwondo and WMC Kickboxing. He has been extensively involved with Ironman, Triathletes and Surf Lifesaving Australia National Championships. Since 2006, Lorenzo has been part of the travelling medical team for Indoor Netball NSW and Indoor Netball Australia, touring with the Australian Team to the Indoor Netball World Cup on 4 separate occasions, held in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Lorenzo has been a state track and field athlete. He has represented NSW (1988-90), Australian School Boys (1991) and the Australian U/17 Joeys in Soccer (1989-91). His highlight was representing Australia in the World Cup Qualifiers and in the FIFA World Cup held in Italy. Lorenzo was a member of the St George Youth League and National Youth League (NYL) team (1987-91) and played National Youth (NYL) and National Soccer League (NSL) for Sydney Olympic (1992-93).

Lorenzo’s utilises a strong evidence-based approach to injury assessment and management. He believes in a team approach and works closely with Sports Physicians, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Sports Podiatrists, Massage Therapists, Nutrition and Strength & Conditioning specialists. Lorenzo’s strengths are in his strong understanding of an athlete’s injury, management and return to sport protocols, working with an allied healthcare team having been personally involved both, as an elite athlete, and now on the sidelines part of the sports medical team as a Physiotherapist and Sports & Exercise Chiropractor.

Lorenzo is a professional member of the following organisations:

  • Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)
  • Australian Chiropractic Association (ACA)
  • Sports & Exercise Chiropractic Australia (SCA)
  • Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA)
  • Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS)