Wellness Experts at Palazzo Fiuggi11/05/2021, Healing Holidays
Find out more about the expert practitioners who will take care of you at Palazzo Fiuggi.
PROF. DAVID DELLA MORTE CANOSCIMedical & Scientific Director
The lead doctor at Palazzo Fiuggi is Prof. David Della Morte Canosci. An Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Prof. Della Morte Canosci is a specialist in the field of senescence, metabolic, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. His research focuses on clarifying the pathological pathways that link metabolic and cognitive diseases with the ageing process. He is currently studying the genetic factors that influence vascular ageing and cognition.
ARMANDO VINCIHead of Fitness
Armando Vinci is a Personal Trainer, specialising in postural and muscular rebalancing. In twenty years of experience, he has worked with individual athletes and many professional teams. He worked as Kinesiologist at the World Master Game in Edmonton, Canada. Over the years, he has worked as a sports consultant for several Italian Football Clubs including Siena, Real Marcianise, Parma, Fiorentina, SSC Napoli, S.S. Lazio Football Club (Functional Assessment Consultant, Catania.
He was also a consultant for the Star Team at the Federazione Italiana Triathlon (FITri) and the DDS Nuoto in Milan and the Italian Modern Pentathlon Federation. He has collaborated with companies such as the ARP wave technology and ILIFE Technologie - Italia to monitor the physiological effects through HRV/Biofeedback, as well as various specialists in the medical and dental field regarding the relationship between the temporomandibular joint and posture.
HEINZ BECKResident Chef
A three-star Michelin chef, recognised as one of the most renowned exponents of international gastronomy, Heinz Beck leads the restaurant team at Palazzo Fiuggi. Chef Beck brings his expertise in the field of Natural Bio-Energy to Palazzo Fiuggi's wellness programmes, creating menus tailor-made for each guest, in collaboration with the hotel's team of specialists in nutrition, endocrinology and metabolism. The Food Line is not only a treat for the senses but guarantees fat loss without sacrificing muscle mass and avoiding the unpleasant sensation of hunger.
DR. PAOLO CASSANOAssistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of Photobiomodulation Studies in the Clinical Depression Research Programme Dr. Cassano has conducted multiple studies on transcranial photobiomodulation with infrared light for the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. His research has contributed to knowledge on the efficacy of infrared light for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. In 2016, under the guidance of Dr. Cassano, MGH Psychiatry Photobiomodulation Clinic launched the MGH CATSD and DCRP programs, for the off-label use of transcranial photobiomodulation in the psychiatric field.
PROF. CHRISTOPHER HERZOGSpecialist in Diagnostic Radiology using the most advanced magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography technology, Prof. Herzog oversees the initial evaluation and consultation phase at Palazzo Fiuggi. Deploying non-invasive techniques for cardiac, thoracic and musculoskeletal diagnosis, Prof. Herzog’s approach informs interventions that are guided by computed tomography, including pain therapy.
DR. PIER FRANCESCO PARRALaser surgery specialist Dr. Pier Francesco Parra uses innovative laser techniques in the field of physical therapy. A long-time collaborator with the Italian Athletics Federation, Dr. Parra has also worked with a variety of sports bodies to study and improve physical therapy responses to injury. He is currently in charge of the Medical Department of the Tirrenia FIT Center (Italian Tennis Federation) and acting president of the physical education course of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pisa.
Specialisation: Laser Surgery
DR. VIKAS GUPTADr. Vikas Gupta trained at the Himalayas of Integrated Health & Personal Transformation and has a Masters in Yoga and Alternative Principles of Medicine. He specialises in global Ayurveda, nutrition and lifestyle and helps patients find the balance between work and relationships. His techniques include yoga practice, advising on food, as well as calling upon spiritual practices from the east and west.
If this blog has got you interested in starting your wellness journey at Palazzo Fiuggi please call our wellness advisors at 020 7843 3597 or enquire here.