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The Meaning of Osteopathy

Yes, that is a very pretentious title. It occurred to me over a recent chat with someone. She insisted that the ‘right’ practitioner was able to do work on a level of depth psychology. I think Germans use the term … Continue reading

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The Therapeutic Space

I would like to do more pictures here. I really would. Let’s see if I can find a good picture of the ideal therapy room. It should be private and clean and spacious but not huge. A medium-sized room. This … Continue reading

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Being baited

In addition to last week’s post on patients (everything sort of revolves around patients, but nevermind). I thought a little back on my encounters with patients. Or second-hand encounters at any rate. Another student treated a patient. She said she … Continue reading

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Self-flagellation

Another day in clinic. The weather hs turned properly autumnal after all the sunshine we’ve been having. There is now drizzle and wind. I was scheduled to have two new patients. The first turned out to be a patient whose … Continue reading

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Do patients have a culture?

Well, here I am. I’m writing a post. I have recently embarked on reviving my career in osteopathy. This is a good thing for several reasons, most of all because i really missed seeing patients. Really. The upshot is that … Continue reading

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observations

now obviously, due to professional reasons we spend a lot of time looking at bodies and what they tell us. often this is becoming impaired as the people we look at are very aware of our gaze. we can ask … Continue reading

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in which i’m told i’m vague

so my first six weeks stint in 4th year clinic have passed… this means we swap tutors for the next halfterm and the tutors now give us feedback. i was told that my patient interaction is fine, that my patients … Continue reading

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