Category Archives: fascia

Flagstaff- An Insider’s Look at The Secret World of Fascia, June 7

So I will be at ASIS massage school early for this on the big screen.  Join me for coffee?  Kinesiology class has to start at 9 am!  So this will be 1 hr of the presentation…. 113 Phoenix Ave, by Biff’s Bagels.

I will set this up to start at 8am 

An Insider’s Look at The Secret World of Fascia

with Antonio Stecco and Carla Stecco

Join renowned Italian researchers Antonio and Carla Stecco for an engaging exploration into the human body as they reveal newly found secrets to the inner workings of fascia. Based on the collection of data from more than 100 dissections of fresh cadavers, the Stecco’s will illustrate the relationship of fascia to muscles, vessels and nerves. Learn about the possible role of fascia in proprioception. You’ll also find out about its role in chronic pain syndromes and discover the truth about the effectiveness of alternative therapies as a treatment option.

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Sliding Surfaces of Tendons and Sheaths

This video series by Dr. Jean Claude Guimbertau demonstrates the sliding surfaces of tendons and their sheaths, skin, muscle, blood vessels during movement of the human body.  While I am not familiar with Jennings, he originally posted one of these videos.  A very interesting look into the human body!

Have a look at Dr. Jean Claude Guimberteau’s web site here. The videos are available for purchase at Terra Rosa here.

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Serge Gracovetsky – Fascia Congress

Serge Gracovetsky – “Is the lumbodorsal fascia necessary ?” October 4th 2007 at the Harvard Medical School as part of the First Fascia Research Congress – Boston MA.

A complete description of the theory can be found in the 271 page book: “The Spinal Engine” available at Please see Serge’s web site at for more information on his research. Erik Dalton turned me on to Serge’s work back when I worked with the Freedom From Pain Institute, I love Dr. Gracovetsky’s humor and these videos are a great tool in wrapping our head around these complex theories. Enjoy…

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