The Autonomics in Health and Disease: A hands-on approach to treating the ANS
A weekend of lectures, practicals and debate delving into the role osteopathy (and manual therapy in general) has in the examination and treatment of the autonomic nervous system.
With four of the most respected lecturers in modern-day osteopathy, this is a course not to be missed.
Caroline Stone is an experienced osteopathic practitioner of over 30 years standing. Caroline has held regulatory positions internationally, been Principal, Vice Principal and Head of Clinic in various UK osteopathic pre-registration / undergraduate schools and now runs her own post graduate College in the UK. She lectures nationally and internationally, has a keen interest in research, clinical education, credentialing of standards and assessment of competence and capability, and is a published author. Caroline is a lifelong supporter of the broader aspects of osteopathic practice and in furthering the understanding of the physiological mechanisms that underpin practice and that contribute to the evidence in support of clinical osteopathic practice.
Christian Fossum is Associate Professor of the University College Kristiania, Oslo, and previously held the post of Vice Principal at the European School of Osteopathy. Christian has authored many chapters in osteopathic textbooks and lectures globally on the autonomic nervous system, salutogenesis and the history of osteopathy.
Danny Orchard is a senior lecturer in NMS and Pain Science at the University College of Osteopathy. Danny holds an MSc in Pain from King’s College London and presents his research to healthcare practitioners at conferences worldwide. Danny is a founding member of Osteopaths for the Prevention of Headaches & Migraine (OPHM) and regularly undertakes peer review on the subject of pain. In 2017, Danny founded the Centre of Osteopathic Research and Excellence as a place for newly graduated osteopaths to further their learning under a team of expert members, to provide low-cost treatment options to the local East London community and as a research hub for advancing osteopathic healthcare.
Tim Oxbrow taught for many years at the BSO, now the University College of Osteopathy, and has inspired a generation with his lectures on pain and the neuromuscular system. Tim was a regular feature on the postgraduate CPD circuit and is fondly remembered by most osteopathic regional societies. After originally studying neuroscience, Tim qualified from the BSO in 1982, and set up a successful osteopathic practice in Stowmarket, Suffolk. Today, Tim works in Stowmarket with a focus not only on excellent treatment, but also on the continued education and support of new graduates, as well as more experienced members of the profession.