What is the Fascia Research Congress?
The First Fascia Research Congress in Boston in 2007 inaugurated what will be a continuing series of international conferences dedicated to the newly emerging field of "Fascia Studies." Learn more »
2015 Fascia Research Congress
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The Fourth International Fascia Research Congress will be held in Washington, DC, September 18 - 20, 2015. The Congress provides for the exchange of ideas and current research on the human fasciae. Scientists and clinicians will find presentations of interest. This year's Fascia Research Congress will include a special session on fascia and cancer chaired by Helene Langevin November 14, 2015 at Harvard in conjunction with the Society for Integrative Oncology and the Society for Acupuncture Research.
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More information will be posted when the 2015 FRC website launches in April. To receive updates by email join our mailing list.
Fascia Research Society members will receive a discount on early registration. For information on membership, visit fasciaresearchsociety.org.
2012 Fascia Research Congress
The Third International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 28-30, 2012. The sold-out conference, attended by 800 people, was hosted by the Massage Therapists Association of British Columbia (MTABC).
The selection of the MTABC by the directors of the Fascia Research Congress, a project of the Ida P. Rolf Research Foundation, was a recognition of the excellence, quality and commitment of BC’s Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs).
The 2012 Fascia Congress, as always, centered on the latest and best research on the human fasciae. Three full days of scientific presentations were flanked by additional days of practical workshops, and a research training and project funding symposium. View photos, summaries, and comments.
FULL INFORMATION AT THE FASCIA CONGRESS 2012 WEB SITE »
2009 Fascia Research Congress
The Second International Fascia Research Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 27-30, 2009 at Vrije Universiteit. Hosted by Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen (Faculty of Human Movement Sciences). The Amsterdam conference, attended by 550 people from 40 countries, was a four day schedule followed by an additional day of post-conference clinical workshops. This added new dimensions – presentation of the clinical practices, both in lecture/demonstrations and in small group sessions, and integration with academic faculty conducting rehabilitation research.
FULL INFORMATION AT THE FASCIA CONGRESS 2009 WEB SITE »
2007 Fascia Research Congress
The First International Fascia Research Congress, Boston, MA, October 4-5, 2007, at The
Conference Center, Harvard Medical School. The sold-out conference was attended by 650 persons from 28 countries. Of the 100 presentations at the conference 2/3 were by investigative teams which included BOTH physicians or scientists AND clinical practitioners. The conference was recorded and DVD replays have been presented at 35 locations worldwide.
FULL INFORMATION AT THE FASCIA CONGRESS 2007 WEB SITE »
Science Magazine NEWSFOCUS: Fascia 2007
Cell Biology Meets Rolfing by David Grimm, Biomedical Research.
"A diverse group of researchers wants to create a new discipline from scratch by bringing together experts in fascia and deep-tissue massage".
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