Frank Römeris an osteopath, physiotherapist, alternative practitioner and an authorised FDM-instructor. For five years he worked with the best sports men and women of the German Armed Forces sport support program before opening his practice in 2004 in Wolfenbuttel. There, he is primarily active as an osteopath with the main emphasis on FDM and children’s osteopathy. In 2009 he founded the IFO so that he can increase awareness of fascia therapy in Germany. In 2012 he founded the “International FDM Organization” and made it its mission to manage and monitor FDM training. He is author and editor of the first “Praktischen Lehrbuchs zum Faszien Distorsions Modell” (Practical Training Book for the Fascial Distortion Model) that was translated into English in 2012 and Polish in 2013.
You can find further information about Frank Römer at:
Dr. Biol. Hum. Dipl.-Psych. Robert Schleiphas been a Rolfer for more than 30 years and heads the Fascia Research Project at Ulm University. His human biology dissertation about “Active Fascia Contractility” was awarded with the Vladimir-Janda Prize for musculoskeletal medicine. He was a driving force for the adoption of the very successful organisation of the Fascia Research Congress at Harvard Med. School in Boston (2007) as well as Amsterdam (2009) and Vancouver (2012).
He is a licensed Feldenkrais teacher, Rolfing-instructor as well as research director of the European Rolfing Association.
You can find further information about Dr. Robert Schleip at:
Fascia Research Projekt
Dr. med. Sabine Bleuelis a specialist for orthopaedics, accident and hand surgery and has an additional title in sports medicine with a focus on hand and foot surgery. She is authorised by the international FDM Organisation as an FDM-trainer and works daily with the Typaldos FDM model. From 2003 to 2011 she worked as a self-employed instructor at the physiotherapy-training centre in Augsburg and also in the Hamburg area.
In 2011 she published an article about FDM-therapy for hands in the "Manuelle Medizin" magazine that has been presented at various sport medicine congresses and events. Since 2010 she has been working in a practice as a registered doctor and since 2012 as an affiliated doctor at the Fleetinsel clinic in Hamburg.
You can find further information about Dr. med. Sabine Bleuel at:
Raimond Igelis a qualified nurse, physiotherapist and osteopath and an IFDMO authorised FDM-instructor. For over 15 years he has worked in a practice for physiotherapy and osteopathy in Berlin Zehlendorf. As a licensed sport physiotherapist of the DOSB and member of the medical team of the German Athletics Federation (DLV) who also since 2004 accompanied various top athletes of the DLV at the European, World and Olympic games. As a former athlete (javelin) his treatment speciality is FDM-therapy in highly competitive sports. With regards to this he has just published an article in the book “Lehrbuch der Osteopathie” (Haug-Verlag).
You can find further information about Raimond Igel at:
Dennis Krausis a physiotherapist, alternative practitioner (PT) and an IFDMO authorised FDM-instructor. Since 2005 he is self-employed with his own practice for physiotherapy and prevention with the main focus on orthopaedics, pain therapy and functional training. He is especially interested in integrating new findings about fascia in his work and training. As a senior instructor he has, since 2005, held courses around Europe in kinesiological taping and is an assistant at the MT-training of the IFK (southern Germany). Together with his practice and trainer occupations he produces an e-learning programme with the “e-fobi.de” company in the medicine/health area.
You can find further information about Dennis Kraus at:
Harry Pijnappelis a physiotherapist and IFDMO authorised FDM-instructor. He has his own practice in Germany that he has managed for 14 years. Together with his specialities, sport and paediatrics he has also been working with elastic tapes since 1999. Since 2002 he has been giving courses in various European countries (The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Poland and Russia) as well as the Middle East for “Fysiotape”. In 2006 his book “Handbuch des Tapens” was published and translated into several languages. Harry has conducted a lot of research in the area of elastic taping of which much has been published.
You can find further information about Harry Pijnappel at:
is a qualified physiotherapist, paramedic and an IFDMO authorised FDM-instructor.
He supervised specialist groups of the German Armed Forces for 14 years before he made Stockholm in Sweden the centre of his life. He is also a self-employed physiotherapist specialising in pain treatment and mobilisation according to the Fascial Distortion Model. Functional training, especially Crossfit is a further interest of his that he employs when supervising national and international athletes.
ist Sportphysiotherapeut, Heilpraktiker(PT), Athletiktrainer und Instructor für EasyFlossing. Zu seinen zusätzlichen Qualifikationen gehören: Fortbildungen im Bereich osteopathische Therapieeansätze, Manuelle Therapie, Manuelle Lymphdrainage, Bobath Therapie, Vojta Therapie für Kinder und Erwachsene, McKenzie Therapie, Cyriax Therapie, Schmerztherapie nach Liebscher und Bracht, Bewegungslehre nach Liebscher und Bracht, Kinesiotaping, Rückenschullehrer… Im Jahr 2014 hat er sich mehrere Wochen in den USA zu einer Weiterbildung beim Fitness-Guru Mark Verstegen aufgehalten. Mark Verstegens Konzept der Core Performance nutzte u.a. die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft. 2015 hat er erfolgreich eine Weiterbildung zum Physical Rehabilitation Trainer bei Bert van Wingerden abgeschlossen. Der renommierte Professor in Sports Physical Therapy und Sportscience an der City University of Los Angeles hat eigene Therapie- und Trainingsform entwickelt. Das Physical Rehabilitation Training eignet sich u.a. sehr gut für die Wirbelsäulenrehabilitation. 2016 absolvierte er die Ausbildung zum Easy Flossing Instructor.
Weitere Informationen zu Marco Congia:
Robert Jan Faryjis a qualified physiotherapist and an IFDMO authorised FDM-instructor. For many years, he has been instructing physiotherapists, masseurs, doctors and sport trainers in the field of complex decongestive therapy, Tensiotaping®, Medical Fitness and Qi-Bo®. He lives in Mazuren - the land of a thousand lakes (East Prussia / Poland) and works as a freelance therapist with a main focus on orthopedics, pain and edema therapy in his practices’ in Warsaw and in Pisz (Johannisburg). He is the inventor of the "Lymphverband", which is pricipally a therapy for fighting lymphedema. In addition to his research, practice and teaching staff work, he is a passionate coach of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, mixed Martial Arts and Qi-Bo®.
You can find further information about Robert Jan Faryj at:
is a physiotherapist, osteopath, naturopathic therapist and an IFDMO authorised FDM-instructor. He has his own privite physiotherapy and osteopathy practice since 1999. He used to work with the ice hockey team Scorpions in Hannover and junior tennis club in the Lower Saxony. Since 2007 a as a taping instrusctor he has been training physioterapists at the Robinson Clubs. His main focus is fascia and scar therapy.
trained physiotherapist, osteopath, manual therapist and FDM and FDM NEURO instructor certified by the IFDMO. Privately, co-owner of Osteopathy Zone in Pruszków, Poland. He was the first to start research on the application of the FDM and fascial manipulative therapy to treat patients with pathological tonus in the course of neurological diseases, particularly in neuropediatric patients. He uses FDM to help neurological patients, especially children with spastic diplegia which is one of the forms of cerebral palsy. He also developed a training programme for foot examination, manipulative and osteopathic therapy, and biomechanics. Since late 2014, he has been working as an assistant in the CPAT (Complex Physical Antiedema Therapy) training.
is a physical-, manualtherapist and massagetherapist with 30 years of experience and an IFDMO authorised FDM-instructor. He is also a teacher in manual therapy. He has been working for 20 years in Medical University of Hannover (MHH), at the department of rehabilitation, and as well as a freelancer in some schools for physical therapist in Hannover. In 2009 he founded the Academy of Manual Therapy in Hannover, and since this time he is working there. One focus of his work is the setup of the cooperation with the Swedish Association of Physiotherapy.
is a qualified physiotherapist, FDM instructor and FDM Taping instructor certified by the IFDMO. He is also PNF therapist, Mulligan Concept therapist and FMS certified therapist. Many years of experience with patients allows him to belive that the soft tissue treatment combined with a physical activity is a solution to most musculoskeletal system disorders. Adam works in a rehabilitation clinic AngitiaMed in Pisz. Besides manual therapy his interests include sport, especially soccer.
Master of Rehabilitation, accredited international instructor of FDM federation IFDMO. During his numerous trips he completed courses: Thai massage (Chiang Mai - Thailand), acupuncture (Beijing - China, Tashkent - Uzbekistan), Yumeiho therapy (Moscow - Russia), orthobionology (Kiev - Ukraine), deep tissue massage (Kiev - Ukraine), the Old-Slavic massage of the abdominal cavity (Moscow - Russia), the hirudotherapy (Lviv - Ukraine). The slogan of life: \"Γηράσκω δ\" αιεί πολλά διδασκόμενος! \"- Σόλων (How much I live - I always study). He is engaged in private therapeutic practice in Athens (Greece) with patients with FDM therapy.
is a qualified physiotherapist, FDM instructor certified by the IFDMO, Mulligan Concept certified therapist, Kinesio Taping therapist with several years of experience achived during clinical work and many trainings. She works as an independent physiotherapist with a special emphasis on the mobilization and pain relief by using FDM method, mainly with the orthopedic patients. She is passionate about manual work with patients, appreciates the enormous potential of the fascial therapy in physiotherapy. As an atlethe and FDM therapist she has a lot of experices and skills to pass.
Ist Physiotherapeut, PT-OMT und MT Fachlehrer, außerdem KGG Fachlehrer und seit 2016 in der Ausbildung zum Osteopathen bei der SFO – Schule für Osteopathie.
Martin HermannIst Diplom-Physiotherapeut und Osteopath. Er arbeitet seit 19 Jahren als Osteopath und seit 26 Jahren als Physiotherapeut und Fachlehrer für Bewegungslehre mit Diplom Seit 1999 ist er Leiter des COS (Centrum osteopathischer Schulung) mit Kursen in Human und Tierosteopathie.
Ist seit 2006 Physiotherapeut und Coach. Aktuell betreut er als Physiotherapeut den Deutschen Basketball Bund (DBB). Seine Spezialisierungen und Weiterbildungen sind u.a.: Sportphysiotherapeut des Deutschen Olympischen Sportbundes (DOSB), Mechanische Diagnostik und Therapie nach R. McKenzie, Fasziendistorsionsmodell (FDM) nach S. Typaldos und lizenzierter Rückenschullehrer.