Systematic review of manual therapy for excessively crying infants

The journal BMJ Open has published our paper “Manual therapy for unsettled, distressed and excessively crying infants: a systematic review and meta-analyses”. This large piece of work took upward of a year to complete, and required our small charity to take on two extra team members: one professional systematic reviewer, and one osteopath who very generously gave up her free time to help. Read more

What is expertise?

NCOR and the iO are pleased to be able to congratulate Carol Fawkes, who has successfully defended her doctoral thesis in May this year. Carol is NCOR’s senior research officer, contributing greatly to the research development for the profession, and her thesis is the culmination of over three years’ continuous study focusing on the use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in clinical osteopathic practice. Read more

NCOR researchers win awards at Milan conference

National Council for Osteopathic Research’s (NCOR) Senior Research Officer, Carol Fawkes, and Research Officer, Austin Plunkett, were awarded prizes at this year’s International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research (ICAOR), hosted by the British College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Accademia Italiana Medicina Osteopatica in Milan, in April. Read more