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What education and training do osteopaths do?

I'm looking forward to catching up with colleagues today when I go back to college to learn more about how the original osteopath Andrew Taylor Still practised osteopathy combining historical, philosophical, and clinical information to practice osteopathic manipulation.Patients often ask me about my training. I trained at the British School of Osteopathy - now called University College...
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Susan’s Story – How Osteopathy Helped Her

A busy life caring for others  Susan was working 3 days a week in a dentistry clinic as a receptionist, often sitting at her desk all day long, on her day's off she would visit her mum a couple of times a week. Her mum was wheelchair bound and slowly deteriorating as a result of her dementia and immobility. Susan would do the housework, take mum shopping and to appointments. In addition ...
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A patient’s experience of osteopathy.

Unsure of how to deal with aches and pains.  Kasey was unsure what to do, since the birth of her second child she had been in constant low level stiffness, aches and pains (which had been present for a couple of years, but were getting worse), but wasn’t really sure who to go and see or what she needed to do. Then her chemist recommended seeing her local osteopath. Osteopathy - The First Appoint...
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Osteopath? Chiropractor? Or Physio?

Osteopathy - what differentiates it from Chiropractic or Physiotherapy? I am often asked what the difference is between different manual therapies. I think it is very much a personal preference that is guided by the therapist you see.Osteopathy, Chiropractic and Physiotherapy are all referred to as manual therapies and are considered Primary Health Care Systems. All practitioners are trained ...
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