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Overview of the Research Meeting – 24th September

On Tuesday 24th September the Oxford NCOR research hub met for the second time. The meeting focused on the importance of critical appraisal. We began by reading a research article and discussing our initial thoughts about the content and quality of the article. We then used the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) checklist for systematic reviews (available at: ) to ex... »

CPD: OsteoMAP by Hilary Abbey

CPD: OsteoMAP by Hilary Abbey

The British School of Osteopathy managed to gain an incredible £256000 grant from the NHS for this new service which integrates new developments in mindfulness and acceptance based approaches to pain with ‘hands on’ osteopathic treatment. OsteoMAP is designed to support people with long-term musculoskeletal pain, which may be alleviated but is unlikely to be completely resolved by manual therapy a... »