Raphael ‘Raph’ RINALDI has worked in elite sport for over twenty-five years. Including Winter and Summer Olympic Games. Commonwealth Games and World Championships across several sports.
He joined the team in 2020.
Raph completed his physiotherapy degree in Italy. Followed by a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Raph has spent the last few years transferring strategies used in high performance sport. To recreational and non-sporting clients. Including those affected by chronic pain.
“I believe that the word ‘performance’ should not be restricted to athletes or actors. But should be applied to everyone. I aim to help my clients achieve their own sport or non-sport goals. Whilst feeling at their best at work or at home.”Raphael ‘Raph’ RINALDI
Raph has lived and worked all over the World. Such as Italy, Ireland, Australia and the UK. Before settling in Chamonix.
Raphael ‘Raph’ RINALDI – Specialist areas
Intensive Sport Rehabilitation, Return to Sport / Return to Play
Post-surgery or non-surgical spinal rehabilitation and return to health
Multi-disciplinary management of chronic pain
Post-surgical or conservative management of hip, knee and ankle injuries
Post-surgical or conservative management of sporting shoulder injuries
Musculoskeletal & Health Profile and Performance Health Planning, including Physical Resilience Programmes
Physiotherapist to Great Britain Snowsport Alpine World Cup Paralympic Squad
Physiotherapist to British Swimming – Diving Development Squad
Guest Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation and Return to Sport at the Master in Sports Physiotherapy University of Siena, Italy
Born by the Adriatic Sea. Raph grew up in the Italian Dolomites. He has a passion for endurance events. Such as running and cross-country skiing.
He nurtured a passion for roller skiing whilst living in the UK. In addition to road running and cross-country skiing. Ski mountaineering and ultra-marathons are in his agenda since moving to Chamonix.