Francisco obtained his degree in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University, after studying Biology and Psychology. He has also obtained a diploma from Uppsala University, Sweden in international health care development. Francisco has undergone continuing education in sports therapy, acupuncture, orthopaedics, golf injuries and ergonomics.
Francisco has been involved as a team leader with Canadian Ski Patrol and a guide for Trailriders Mountain Bike Club. He also teaches injury management as an instructor with the Canadian Mountain Biking Instructor Certification Program. Francisco has also worked extensively with the New Westminster Hyacks football team as well as the Douglas College athletics program.
Currently, Francisco spends his time between the Trailside group of clinics in New Westminster, Coquitlam, and at Fleetwood.