FM - 1: Level 1 Fascial Manipulation

Los Angeles, California
Friday, July 12, 2019
Antonio Stecco, MD, PhD

Dr. Stecco is a Clinical Instructor at Rusk Rehabilitation, New York University.  He is a physiatrist and is the President of the Fascial Manipulation Association, and was the Assistant-President of the International Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ISPRM) from 2012 to 2014. His scientific activity is devoted to the study the human fasciae from a macroscopic, histologic and physio-pathologic point of view. He has personally performed over 100 cadaver dissections for research. Since 2007 he has organized and presented theoretical-practical courses about the Fascial Manipulation method in all the five continents. He has authored more than 40 papers about the fascia, co-authored three books, and co-authored chapters of books published internationally by Elsevier.

Larry Steinbeck, PT, MS

Larry graduated in 1985 from Ball State University with a BS in Physical Therapy and a minor in Athletic Training.  He is a 1986 graduate of Ohio University earning an MS degree in Physical Education and Athletic Training. Larry has worked in multiple professional settings including home health, acute care and for the last 15 plus years has worked as a physical therapist in an outpatient setting. Larry had the good fortune to participate in the first international courses on Fascial Manipulation presented in English in Italy, and went on to be mentored as the first physical therapist in the United States qualified to teach the Fascial Manipulation-Stecco Method. Larry has completed recent clinical research involving the Fascial Manipulation method in relation to low back pain and has presented at several state, national and international conferences.

Todd Pollock, PT, DPT, OCS, CMP 

Since graduating in 1988 (EWU), Todd has worked in multiple settings as a clinical physical therapist and he’s still passionate about going to work every day. He currently owns and manages a busy outpatient practice in Kenai, Alaska, that primarily serves athletes, post-surgical and acute to chronic pain patients. Todd’s drive to speed and optimize clinical outcomes has led to several manual-therapy certifications, Board Certification in Orthopaedics and a post-professional doctorate with a musculoskeletal specialty (EIM). In 2015, he became the second U.S. Physical Therapist to certify as a Fascial Manipulation-Stecco Method Instructor.


Contact Information

  • Phone: 323-442-3156

Payment Instructions

  • Please make checks payable to "USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy" and mail attention to:

    Barbara Roddy 
    USC PT Continuing Education Programs
    1540 Alcazar St. CHP 155
    Los Angeles, CA 90033

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