Aventino
Medical Group

Meet the Practitioners

Francesco Petretti
physical therapist

no. P.I. 09102440584

Training:
- Trained in Orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, neurological and geriatric physical therapy at the Scuola per Terapisti della Riabilitazione – Centro Didattico Polivalente UUSSLL RM/4/5, Rome
- Diploma in rehabilitation therapy, 1990
- Training in “Global Body Therapy – Mézières Method," Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches en Thérapie d’Approche Globale, Rome, 1991-2

Technical skills:
- Functional assessment of gross motor skills (walking, standing, rolling, sitting...); identification and selection of the most appropriate assistive technology followed by support in the fitting and training process; body transfer training (i. e. bed to wheelchair and viceversa); caretaker education for the safe handling of patients. Extensive experience in therapeutic exercise supervision and patient/caregiver education.

Special competencies:
- Multi-year experience in listening and talking with severely disabled patients and their families

- Good interaction skills acquired in the relationship with other healthcare professionals (nurses, social workers, physicians, suppliers of mobility aids) involved in the long-term care of homebound patients

Languages spoken: Italian and English

Email : f.petretti@mclink.it

hours: Weds and Fri mornings

Via Sant'Alberto Magno, 5 - 00153 Rome, Italy
tel./fax (+39) 06 5780738
hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM - 7:30 PM

email: info@aventinomedicalgroup.com
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