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Full name

Michele Romano


Physical Therapist

Actual professional positions

National Rehabilitation Director of ISICO (Italian Scientific Spine Institute) - Milan.

Short biographical notes (300 words)

1985 Bachelor of Physical Therapist

2011 Master of Rehabilitation Science


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

2000 Responsible of Physical therapist school of Care & Research Institute Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation

2002-2003 Responsible of Physical therapists of External Rehabilitation Service of Care & Research Institute Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation


Since 1997 teaches continuously in International Educational courses (7-8 per year) for physicians, physiotherapists, orthotists, trainers


- President Elect of the international Society On Spinal Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT)     

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


78 oral presentation in national and international meetings


Peer reviewer of a lot of scientific journals



Award received (Year, title of the scientific work, awarding institution)

- 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

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