Annual report: How NCOR can help you

Dawn Carnes, the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) Director, sets out some of its achievements over the past 12 months. Find out more about the research and activities that could support your CPD and professional development.

NCOR has continued to have a very busy year supporting the development of research in the osteopathic profession and responding to the growing public interest in the evidence for osteopathy. 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

Helping patients to manage their pain

The National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) conference in January explored how osteopaths can improve their management of patients with long-term pain. NCOR Senior Researcher Carol Fawkes outlines some possible approaches.

It was a pleasure to welcome more than 80 osteopaths to Queen Mary University London on Saturday 28 January for our conference on persistent pain. Read more

Back to basics

Dawn Carnes, Director of the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR), summarises new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on treating adults with non-specific low back pain and sciatica.

NICE’s guideline NG59, Low Back Pain and Sciatica in Over 16s: Assessment and Management, was published in December 2016. Read more

Take a seat

What’s the best type of seat for your health? Carol Fawkes, Senior Research Officer at the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR), examines the evidence.

When thinking about sitting, I’m always reminded of the three bears, who had their own chairs and knew when Goldilocks had been sitting in them! Read more