CARLOS LÓPEZ CUBAS
Carlos López Cubas began his university studies of Physiotherapy in 1995, and in 1998 he obtained his diploma with honours – Final Year Extraordinary Prize, University of Valencia. In 2012 he graduated from the same university by attending an additional academic year. Since then he has focused his training on Manual Therapy.
In parallel, he has conceived and implemented the programmes of Physiotherapy for Elderly and Disabled People as well as the Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Service in the Municipality of Alaquàs, Valencia. Besides, he has become a university lecturer at the University of Valencia within their Further Education and Sports Service Departments, by designing and teaching the modules Therapeutic Water Activities and Exercising the Spine.
In 2003 he began his Osteopathy education at the School of Osteopathy in Madrid, and later he did a training course in Neurodynamics in London. He completed his training in contemporary Manual Therapy by studying concepts such as McConnell, Mulligan and motion control as well as patients' chronic pain treatment.
Since 2004 he has led the OSTEON Physiotherapy Centre in Alaquàs. He has later become a lecturer in Manual Therapy and Neurodynamics within the framework of several university postgraduate master's degrees and private courses. In 2009 he fostered the creation of the Spanish Society of Physiotherapy and Pain, as a founding partner. In 2010 he started to work at the University of Valencia as an Associate Professor. In 2011 he published the book entitled ‘Cuentos Analgésicos: Herramientas para una saludable percepción del dolor’ (Analgesic Tales: Tools for a healthy perception of pain). In 2012 he took part in the founding of FisioterapiaSinRed. Since 2012 he has been fostering research in our field by directing the scientific journal ‘Fisioterapia y Divulgación’ (Physiotherapy and Dissemination), and publishing papers in relevant journals.
Carlos López Cubas is currently clinically specialised in Manual Therapy and the biopsychosocial handling of Pain.