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About Juanjo Brau

A leader in the field of physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation.

Juanjo Brau began giving massages to his teammates before their football matches, and has become one of the most recognised professionals in the field of sports rehabilitation. He is passionate about sport and also has a deep interest in health and medicine. In addition to providing physiotherapy to top athletes, including Lionel Messi, Juanjo Brau now shares his knowledge by giving talks and masterclasses, and appearing at conferences. He is also the face of brands and projects related to the world of health, sport and scientific dissemination.

Juanjo Brau
Picture: Toni Quesada
Picture: Toni Quesada

Service specialised in sports injuries and rehabilitation.

Sports physiotherapy consultation in which he prevents and treats physical injuries that occur in the field of professional sport, reducing recovery times to meet the demands of competition.


Master classes, conferences and talks.

Training for future professionals in the sports sector, as well as for currently practising professionals who want to deepen their knowledge.


Individual consultation for athletes and professional physiotherapists.

Personalised service as a consultant. Sharing knowledge, giving advice, and providing guidance in decision-making related to physiotherapy and rehabilitation.


Brand ambassador, influencer and creator of branded content.

Collaboration with brands to help them gain more visibility, sharing their values and establishing direct communication with their audience via social networks.


Juanjo Brau started working with the Spanish national swimming team as they prepared for the 1998 Olympic Games in Seoul. He debuted in the world of football as a masseur at UE Lleida, at the time a First Division team. It was in 1997 that he became a part of FC Barcelona as a masseur in grassroots football. He has had a long and successful career at the club, having spent a total of 25 years at Barça, of which 18 were with the men’s first team. For the last 7 years, he has been Head of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department at FC Barcelona.


For Juanjo Brau, his profession is a vocation: “I could have wanted to be a trainer, but I chose to be a masseur”

Juanjo Brau
Juanjo Brau
Sports therapist and graduate in Physiotherapy from the University of Barcelona

Lecturer for the Master's Degree in Physiotherapy and Sports Rehabilitation at the Escola Universitària de Salut i Esport EUSES in Girona, University of Valencia, University of Malaga, UCAM Murcia, Escola Universitària de Fisioteràpia Gimbernat, and CEU University Seville.


Juanjo Brau began his career as a masseur and saw it as a way to combine his two passions: sport and health. It also allowed him to help people. He always received praise for his massages, which reaffirmed for him that he should continue along this path.

He started off as self-taught, learning from his own experience and reading literature on the subject. Later, he studied a degree in physiotherapy. His desire to learn is tireless and he is currently studying to become a fitness coach.

Furthermore, Juanjo Brau teaches on masters and postgraduate courses at various Spanish universities. He has also participated in talks at professional physiotherapy associations, for example in Andalusia, Asturias, Catalonia, Navarre and Valencia, and has held talks and conferences on physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation in Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Costa Rica and Argentina.

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