Nuno Goncalves

Nuno Goncalves

Osteopathy Practitioner

Treatment Specializations:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Headaches
  • Muscle and Joint conditions
  • Problems with pelvis hips and legs
  • Shoulder and elbow pain
  • Pain related with pregnancy
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder
  • Paediatric acute & chronic complaints

Years of Experience: 10

Languages Spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish, and basic French.


After more than 30 years as a surfing athlete and 20 years as a surf coach, Nuno developed an interest in the health of athletes and their recovery. This led him to pursue his Bachelors in Osteopathy from Instituto de Medicina Tradicional, Portugal, concluded in 2010 followed by an Advanced Course in Osteopathy from Lusofona University.

In 2015, he concluded a specialization in Paediatric Osteopathy from L’associazione Italiana per la Divulgazione Della Cultura Osteopathic, and another one from the Deport Medicine Center (Spain). He has also received BLS (Basic Life Support) training from the American Heart Association.

Before coming to UAE, Nuno has worked for several years with athletes from the Scuola Calcio AC Milan in Porto, Portugal, along with other different patients from 1 to 100 years old with various pathologies.

Nuno is experienced in structural osteopathy (Manipulative and/or soft tissue techniques), visceral osteopathy (improve the functioning of your organs), and Cranio-sacral osteopathy (Light touch to release membranes and improve fluids).

He treats new-born babies, toddlers and adults, presenting with a variety of acute and chronic complaints.

Outside the clinic, you can see Nuno doing a lot of outdoor sports activities, Jiu-jitsu, and playing with his two young sons.

Qualifications: Bachelors in Osteopathy from Instituto de Medicina Tradicional, Portugal

About Us

Santhigiri Holistic Health Center aims to offer comprehensive holistic health and wellness treatments and Panchakarma massage therapies to men, women, elderly, children and infants. The center has a well-equipped infrastructure with a serene and calm environment and can provide customized treatments for all medical conditions in a holistic manner.

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