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Osteopathy for All: 1st Place Children's Centre

Many people believe osteopathy is only suitable for adults. They imagine injured rugby players, older people with joint pain and perhaps officer workers suffering from a ‘bad back’. However, babies and young children can also suffer from various musculo-skeletal conditions....(more)

BSO Outreach: 1st Place Parents and Children's Centre, Southwark

The BSO has run a weekly osteopathy clinic for children aged 0-5 years at the 1st Place Parents and Children’s Centre since 2007. The centre is situated near Southwark’s Aylesbury Estate, in an area that has experienced great social disadvantage and exclusion. The first patient of the day comes in and heads straight for a box of toys and books in the corner. He sits on the floor exploring its contents, immediately oblivious to everything else in the room....(more)

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#GivingTuesday

The British School of Osteopathy is proud to be a partner of #Giving Tuesday. It’s a simple concept – asking everyone to donate time, money or words to help the causes that they believe in. We want to encourage everyone to get involved – and we would love you to choose the BSO as the charity that you want to support. As you know, we do amazing work in the community, providing free healthcare to people living with HIV, people who are homeless, babies and children and older adults every week. We know that we help many vulnerable people to manage their pain and we hear regularly from our patients about the difference that is made to individual lives....(more)

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World AIDS Day 2014

World AIDS Day 2014 is on Monday 1st December and is an opportunity for people all over the world to unite in the fight against HIV, to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. At the British School of Osteopathy we run two weekly clinics specialising in treating patients with HIV and AIDS. The Chapman Clinic runs three times a week in our Southwark-based teaching clinic. We also run a weekly clinic at The Royal Free Hospital’s Ian Charleson Day Centre in north-west London, which is generously supported by the Peter Moores Foundation....(more)

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Running the Royal Parks Half Marathon

M.Ost student and keen runner, Karen Lemon, recently took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon. The stunning 13.1 mile route takes in the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads – Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Houses of Parliament and the Royal Albert Hall – and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens. We caught up with Karen to find out more about the experience of training for a half marathon....(more)