Randomised Controlled Trials


Papers associated with the United Kingdom Back Pain Exercise and Manipulation (BEAM) trial


Brealey S, Burton K, Coulton S, et al.  UK Back pain Exercise And Manipulation (UK BEAM) trial–national randomised trial of physical treatments for back pain in primary care: objectives, design and interventions [ISRCTN32683578]. Read more


NCOR is funded by the following organisations:

General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)

Institute of Osteopathy (iO)

Osteopathic Educational Institutions:

NCOR is hosted by Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

The NCOR team:

  • NCOR Director – Dr Dawn Carnes
  • NCOR Senior Research Officer – Dr Carol Fawkes
  • NCOR Researcher – Mr Austin Plunkett


Charitable Constitution

In May 2014 NCOR became constituted as a charity. Read more