The latest news for osteopaths and manual therapists. If you prefer, you can filter by the following categories: Snapshot Summaries from our Centre for Reviews and Summaries; events; research hubs including Bristol, Exeter, Haywards Heath and Leeds. We also occasionally post summaries of articles that appear in The Osteopath and Osteopathy Today magazines. There is also an archive of our old monthly bulletins.

Recent systematic reviews

Some systematic reviews recently added to the site:

Rubinstein SM, Terwee CB, Assendelft WJ, de Boer MR, van Tulder MW. Spinal manipulative therapy for acute low-back pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012

Haynes MJ, Vincent K, Fischhoff C, et al.  Assessing the risk of stroke from neck manipulation: a systematic review.  International Journal of Clinical Practice. 2012

Dobson D, Lucassen PLBJ, Miller JJ, Vlieger AM, Prescott P, Lewith G. Manipulative therapies for infantile colic. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012

Links to the above articles can be found on our systematic reviews page. If you would like some guidance on reading papers you can visit our critical appraisal page.