New NICE Guidelines for LBP – November 2016

The last NICE guidelines for low back pain, which were indeed quite nice to osteopaths (along with acupuncturists and chiropractors), came into action around 2009/10. Now we have a new set of guidelines, which have just been published. So what do the guidelines say? Find the official guidelines here.  And a good roundup from the…

The Person-Centred Care of Medically Unexplained Symptoms – a revolution is afoot

A one day symposium, at St George’s, University of London, 28 September 2016.  A collaboration between the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare, and the CauseHealth Project. OK.  Take a deep breath.  I just did.  Because on opening my notebook to begin trying to make sense of this amazing one-day Symposium in London, I have…

Physiotherapy meets philosophy meets neuroscience: Cause Health Nottingham 2016 [part 2]

………..continued from last week….. see part 1 here This week’s blog highlights the somewhat fragmentary feel of the day.  Charting the evolution of Evidence Based Medicine in physiotherapy was a piece of cake compared to some of what we tried to get our heads around.  Amongst the speakers were different groups: practising physios,  neuroscientists, and…

GOsC Meeting May 5th 2016

I somehow deleted my photo of Osteopathy House, so here is the Tower of London instead, which is not far down the road. A Brand New Council This was the first meeting of the new, more streamlined Council.  A few faces were missing, and a few were new.  I had been looking forward to showing…