Calling all osteopaths – Ignore research at your peril

I received in my inbox today a message from the lovely Georgina Leelodharry.  She was reminding members of iO to make no unfounded claims for our treatments.  It appears that the Good Thinking Society is checking up on the accuracy of osteopaths’ claims about treating children.  This is not a bad thing and shouldn’t concern…

What does Google tell us about osteopaths?

Search engines have an autocomplete function.  I decided to type some incomplete phrases into Google and Yahoo to see what they might reveal about the general public’s views of osteopathy.  Somewhat demoralized, I made myself feel better by doing the same with chiropractors, physiotherapists and doctors.   I came up with the following snapshot: issues of…

New CPD scheme – don’t worry, it’s really not that scary

There’s nothing to be afraid of.  That seems to be the general feeling from everyone I’ve spoken to.  I missed our local regional meeting and missed the deadline for feedback, but having spent a while this morning trawling through the CPD proposals, I feel  reassured and even somewhat inspired to start planning my future CPD.  I’m…