Superficial fascia: the new frontier of Fascial Manipulation®

Fascial Manipulation Institute by Stecco

Via Cavalieri di Vittorio Veneto 19, Padova, June 10, 2023



08:00 – 08:30     Registration

08.30 – 08.40     Opening: Luigi Stecco, founder of the method

08.40 – 09.05     “Superficial fascia innervation and vascularization”: Lucia Petrelli

09.05 – 09.25     “The mastocytes in superficial fascia”: Caterina Fede

09.25 – 09.45     “Angiotensin receptors into fasciae. Clinical implication”: Carmelo Pirri

09.45 – 10.05     “Touch can affect the emotions that words cannot reach. The role of myofascial structures in interoception, emotions and body awareness. Effects of FM in physchophysical physiotherapy”: Tiina Lahtinen-Suopanki

10.05 – 10.20    Discussion

10.20 – 10.50    Coffee – break

10.50 – 11.10     “Pelvic Care and Fascial Manipulation: An External and Excellent Approach”: Colleen Whiteford

11.10- 11.30     “Pelvic floor dysfunctions and Fascial Manipulation approach in case of vulvodynia”: Paweł Malicki

11.30 – 11.50    “Patellofemoral pain syndrome: only exercise vs exercise + FM. Clinical study”: Julie Ann Day

11.50 – 12.10    “The Curious Meridian Dai Mai – Fascial Anatomy and Physiology“: Luca Pella

12.10 – 12.25     Discussion

12.25 – 12.40     2023 Celebration of the “FM Certified Specialists”

12.40 – 13.00     FMA Assembly (only for members)

13.00 – 14.30     Lunch (offered by FMA)

14.30 – 17.30     Workshops

Group A – Shortcuts in Level I and II (Italian/ English) Casadei S., Giacomini  S., Negosanti L., Santagata A.

Group B – Treatment of global and systemic dysfunctions (Italian / English) Depriori G., Motton F., Pasini A., Freschi L.

Group C – Introduction to Fascial Manipulation International School (Italian/English) Stecco A., Stecco C.

19.00        Social Dinner


All members of the Fascial Manipulation Association can enroll to the Congress, from January 1st, 2022.

To register to the Fascial Manipulation Association, you must:

  • Enter the website
  • Click on “Association”
  • Then click on “Register” (“Not yet registered?)
  • Log in with your personal data
  • Proceed with the payment of the membership fee of € 30.00

To renew the membership to the Fascial Manipulation Association:

  • Enter the website with your credentials (username and password)
  • Click on “Renew my subscription” in the “Members area” section
  • Proceed with the payment of the membership fee of € 30.00


Then you can register for free to the FMA Congress, specifying the workshop you would like to attend in the afternoon
– by e-mail to
– by filling in the form below

Register or Login to register for the congress
Share This