Bitesize IJOM: Treating the Psyche – Do osteopaths do it, and if not, why not?

Osteopathy was sold to me, as a prospective undergraduate, as a holistic form of treatment, and as I was at BCNO, where we also took a diploma in naturopathy, the approach comprised the holy triad of nutrition, biomechanics, and the psyche.  We had inspiring lecturers, who taught us psychosomatics and psychology in dazzling fashion.  Who…

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Can You Feel What I Feel? – a Guest Post by Maria Larrain

To get everyone kickstarted back in to the new academic year, here is a really interesting research piece from one of UCO’s bright sparks, Maria Larrain, who previously guested on osteofm with her essay about placebo.  She looks at the experience of touch in an osteopathic treatment, and the concordance between patient and practitioner. Note:  Research…