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International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research

27-28th November 1999 at the University of Westminster (Harrow Campus)

This two day conference addressed current areas of osteopathic research within the broad themes of structural, cranial, visceral and physiological osteopathy.

Opening Address

Simon Fielding OBE - Chairman General Osteopathic Council

Keynote Speakers

Dr Frank Willard & Mr Phillip Beach

Research Presentations

Representatives from Australia, Belgium, France, Italy, United Kingdom, and United States of America delivered presentations on topics including :-

  • The efficacy of Osteopathic Treatment for Low Back Pain
  • Visceral Dysfunction as revealed through Dissection
  • Cranial Osteopathic Manipulation and Infantile Colic
  • Osteopathic Education: International Views
  • Rib Raising Techniques for Asthmatics
  • Osteopathic Techniques in the treatment of IBS
  • Osteopathy and Kallman Syndrome
  • Heel Lifts and the plane of the Sacral Base
  • Inter & Intra Examiner Palpatory Reliability



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