Physiotherapists and Osteopaths: Spot the Difference

Edited with new photos and comment, September 2016 I have spent so long thinking of osteopathy as a profession twinned with chiropractic that physiotherapy has passed me by. I would never have thought to consider it as a career, because it seemed to be a dull occupation,  lacking the depth, the sophistication, and the intellectual and…

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Aches and Pains by Louis Gifford: Book Review

Guest spot this week:  Mark Andrews of Kemptown Osteopathy in Brighton has kindly allowed me to use the full version of his review of Aches and Pains (an edited version appearing in the latest “the osteopath” magazine).  He did in fact put me on to this book, written by a late, great physio called Louis…

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…