Ms Julie Ann Day - International Presenter

Julie Ann Day is originally from Adelaide, where she trained as a physiotherapist, qualifying in 1977. Julie has been living and working in Padova, Italy since 1984. In 1998 she began studying Fascial Manipulation with Luigi Stecco, the Italian physiotherapist who developed this method. Julie has since translated three texts on this subject from Italian to English (‘Fascial Manipulation for Musculoskeletal Pain’, 2004; ‘Fascial Manipulation - Practical Part’, 2009; ‘Fascial Manipulation for Internal Dysfunctions’, 2013).

An authorized teacher of Fascial Manipulation since 2002, Julie has taught Level I & Level II courses of Fascial Manipulation in Italy, Canada, USA, UK, Poland, Finland, Denmark, and Australia, as well as presenting numerous workshops and presentations on this subject at International conferences. She is also one of the founding members of the AMF (Asssociazione Manipolazione Fasciale, see and currently holds the position of Teachers’ representative on the AMF’s Executive Council.


Part 1 Fascial  Manipulation

Part 2 Fascial Manipulation

Physio+10 interview with Julie Day


[1]    Day JA, Stecco C, Stecco A. Application of Fascial Manipulation technique in chronic shoulder pain--anatomical basis and clinical implications. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2009 Apr;13(2):128-35.

[2]    Pedrelli A, Stecco C, Day JA. Treating patellar tendinopathy with Fascial Manipulation J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2009 Jan;13(1):73-80.

[3]    Stecco C, Porzionato A, Lancerotto L, Stecco A, Macchi V, Day JA, De Caro R. Histological study of the deep fasciae of the limbs. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2008 Jul;12 (3):225-30.

[4]    Stecco A, Macchi V, Stecco C, Porzionato A, Ann Day J, Delmas V, De Caro R. Anatomical study of myofascial continuity in the anterior region of the upper limb. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2009 Jan;13(1):53-62.

[5]    Borgini E, Stecco A, Day J. A., Stecco, C. How much time is required to modify a fascial fibrosis? J Bodyw MovTher, 2010 Vol 14(4): 318 – 325.

[6]    Day J A. Fascial Anatomy in Manual Therapy: Introducing a New Biomechanical Model. Orthopaedic Practice, 2011, Vol. 23;2:11.

[7]    Day J.A., Copetti L, Rucli G.,From clinical experience to a model for the human fascial system. J Bodyw Mov Ther, 2012 16, 372-380.

[8]    Coauthor of a Chapter in Fascial Dysfunction- Manual Therapy approaches – Edited by Leon Chaitow, Published by Handspring, 2014

[9]    Ćosić V, Day J. A., Iogna P, Stecco A Fascial Manipulation® method applied to pubescent postural hyperkyphosis: A pilot study J Bodyw Mov Ther 2014, Vol 18: 4 pp.608–615.