Osteopaths manage pain, plus
diagnose and treat ailments through joint, bone and muscle manipulation.

Osteopaths Directory in UK

Osteopaths, osteopathic physicians with a DO degree, are medical providers who hire nurses and other medical office personnel.

What is an Osteopath?

Osteopathy is a primary healthcare system, complementary to other medical practices. It is suitable for almost anyone and can contribute to alleviating an enormous range of conditions. The BSO regularly treats children, pregnant women, the elderly, shop, office and manual workers, professionals, dancers and sports people. Osteopathy focuses on relief for chronic or minor problems, pain and dysfunction, and contributes to the management of long-term complaints.

How do Osteopaths Practice?

Osteopaths primarily use touch (palpation) as a tool for diagnosis and treatment. Osteopaths closely observe movement, and practice non-invasive, manual techniques such as deep tissue massage is used as part of osteopathic treatment and therapy.

Osteopath Jobs

Osteopathy is a key profession that has seen a sharp increase in demand over the past years. Since complementary medicine is one of the fastest growing fields, especially in UK, there are available jobs for osteopaths. Osteopathy is an equal opportumities field -- about 45% of osteopath graduates are women. Most osteopaths are self employed -- an established osteopathic practice might earn £ 50,000 per year or more.

Osteopathic Training

British College of Osteopathic Medicine   website
Main: 020 7435 6464 / Clinic: 020 7435 7830
Lief House, 120-122, Finchley Road, London NW3 5HR

British School of Osteopathy   website
Main: 020 7089 5316 / Clinic: email
275 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JE

College of Osteopaths   website
Main: 020 8905 1937 / Clinic: 020 8905 1395
13 Furzehill Road, Borehamwood, Herts WD6 2DG

European School of Osteopathy   website
Main: 01622 671 558 / Clinic: 01622 685 989
Boxley House, The Street, Boxley, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3DZ
London College of Osteopathic Medicine   website
Main: 020 7262 5250 / Clinic: 020 7262 1128
8-10 Boston Place, London, NW1 6QH

London School of Osteopathy   website
Main: 020 7265 9333 / Clinic: 020 7265 9777
50-60 Nelson Street, London E1 2DE

Oxford Brookes University - Programme of Osteopathy   website
Main: 01865 482 587 / Clinic: 01865 484 158
School of Health & Social Care, Mill Court Clinical Cntr,
40-42 Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BX

Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine (SIOM) at NESCOT   website
Main: 020 8394 1731 / Clinic: 020 8394 3154
NESCOT, Reigate Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS

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