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Michele Romano, PT

  • teaches continuously in national and international Educational courses (10-12 per year) for physicians, physiotherapists, orthotists, trainers.

  • 88 oral presentation in national and international meetings

  • Peer reviewer of “Scienza Riabilitativa” and “Scoliosis and Spinal Disease”.

  • Past President of the International Society On Spinal Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT).

  • 2002-2003 Responsible for Physical Therapists of External Rehabilitation Service of Care & Research Institute Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation.

  • 2000 Responsible for Physical therapist School of Care & Research Institute Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation.

  • Member of the Scientific Secretariat of the Italian Study Group on Scoliosis and Spinal Diseases (GSS

  • 1999-2001 Responsible of Physical therapists in the Orthopaedic Section of the Rehabilitation Unit of the Care & Research Institute Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation.


  • Sofamor Danek Paper and Poster Awards 1999: Posters Honourable Mention. 26th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS). Romano M, Negrini S, Sibilla P. The back pain board game: a new educational tool.

  • -Dalla magia alla scienza: evoluzione del trattamento del mal di schiena nella storia della medicina – 1st S.I.R.E.R. Meeting - Milan 26-29 october 1995.



  • Exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Aug 15;(8)

  • SEAS (Scientific Exercises Approach to Scoliosis): a modern and effective evidence based approach to physiotherapic specific scoliosis exercises  Scoliosis. 2015 Feb 5;10:3.

  • Scoliosis-Specific exercises can reduce the progression of severe curves in adult idiopathic scoliosis: a long-term cohort study.Scoliosis. 2015 Jul 11;10:20.

  • Braces for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Dec 1;41(23):1813-1825.

  • Torsion bottle, a very simple, reliable, and cheap tool for a basic scoliosis screening.   Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2018 Feb 6;13:4. doi: 10.1186/s13013-018-0150-6. eCollection 2018.

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PT, Master of Rehab Science

  • National Rehabilitation Director of ISICO (Italian Scientific Spine Institute) – Milan - Italy

  • Past President of SOSORT.

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