What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, that people sometimes just call “arthritis”. For simplicity’s sake we will only cover osteoarthritis (or OA for short) in this post. Often people just accept it as a by-product of getting older, but this isn’t really the case. Previously the tagline that’s gone with […]Read More Does Osteopathy Help with Osteoarthritis?
Roughly 50% of pregnant women suffer from lower back pain or posterior pelvic pain; this increases towards the end of the pregnancy and through the first year after giving birth. The most widely accepted explanation for this is that these areas provide the most compensation for the increase in weight in the abdomen. This research […]Read More Lower back and pelvic pain during and after pregnancy (Franke et al, 2017)
This study is a Systematic Review, which ranks very highly in the hierarchy of evidence. It investigated a number of conditions and their responses to various treatment modalities. It was published in the International Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics in June 2017. Funding was provided by The Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters. A […]Read More Shoulder Conditions (Hawk et al, 2017)
I can only give my account here, so I decided to narrow this post down from “studying osteopathy” to “studying at the BSO”. I studied the full time MOst course from 2012-2016, with former part time students and pre-registered physiotherapists and sports therapists joining us for third and fourth year. This has changed somewhat, but this […]Read More Osteopathy as a Career: studying at the BSO (now UCO)