Centre for Mechanics of Biological Materials - University of Padova
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Stecco Carla, MD Orthopedic Surgeon, Professor of Human Anatomy and Movement Sciences at the University of Padova. Founder Member of the Fascial Manipulation Association and of the Fascial Research Society. Member of the Italian Society of Anatomy and Histology, of the Association Franšaise des Morphologistes and of ISMuLT. Scientific activity devoted to the study of the anatomy of the human fasciae from a macroscopical, histological and physiopathological point of view. She personally made over 100 cadaver dissections for research. From 2000 she organizes and personally holds theoretical-practical courses about the Fascial Manipulation technique both in Italy and in other countries. Author of more than 100 in extenso papers about the fascial anatomy, 80 indexed in Pubmed. Author of two books about the Fascial Manipulation (Piccin ed), translated in English, Spanish and Japanese, and of some chapters about the fascial anatomy or the Fascial Manipulation Technique. Author of the "Functional atlas of human fasciae" (December 2014, Elsevier ed.).
Membership and Appointment
Macchi V, Tiengo C, Porzionato A, Stecco C, Sarasin G, Tubbs S, Maffulli N, De Caro R. The cubital tunnel: a radiologic and histotopographic study. J Anat. 2014 Aug;225(2):262-9.
Stecco C, Fantoni I, Macchi V, Del Borrello M, Porzionato A, Biz C, De Caro R. The role of fasciae in Civinini-Morton's syndrome. J Anat. 2015 Nov;227(5):654-64.
Stecco C, Cappellari A, Macchi V, Porzionato A, Morra A, Berizzi A, De Caro R. The paratendineous tissues: an anatomical study of their role in the pathogenesis of tendinopathy. Surg Radiol Anat. 2014 Aug; 36(6):561-72.
Stecco A, Stern R, Fantoni I, De Caro R, Stecco C. Fascial Disorders: Implications for Treatment. PM R. 2015 Jun 14. pii: S1934-1482(15)00292-0.
Porzionato A, Polese L, Lezoche E, Macchi V, Lezoche G, Da Dalt G, Stecco C, Norberto L, Merigliano S, De Caro R. On the suitability of Thiel cadavers for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): surgical training, feasibility studies, and anatomical education. Surg Endosc. 2015 Mar;29(3):737-46.
P.G. Pavan, A. Stecco, R. Stern, C. Stecco, Painful connections: densification versus fibrosis of fascia, Current Pain and Headache Reports, 2014 Aug, 18(8):441, doi: 10.1007/s11916-014-0441-4, PubMed PMID: 25063495.
A. Stecco, F. Busoni, C. Stecco, M. Mattioli-Belmonte, P. Soldani, S. Condino, A. Ermolao, M. Zaccaria, M. Gesi, Comparative ultrasonographic evaluation of the Achilles paratenon in symptomatic and asymptomatic subjects: an imaging study, Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, 2014 Jul,(in press) PubMed PMID: 25047541.
T. Luomala, M. Pihlman, J. Heiskanen, C. Stecco, Case study: could ultrasound and elastography visualized densified areas inside the deep fascia?, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2014 Jul, 18(3):462-8, doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2013.11.020, PubMed PMID: 25042323.
C. Stecco, A. Cappellari, V. Macchi, A. Porzionato, A. Morra, A. Berizzi, R. De Caro, The paratendineous tissues: an anatomical study of their role in the pathogenesis of tendinopathy, Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, 2014 Aug, 36(6):561-72, doi: 10.1007/s00276-013-1244-8, PubMed PMID: 24318515.
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