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Osteopathy and Physical Medicine Recent Reference Material

The list which follows is not comprehensive but rather a selection of some of the more interesting papers produced in recent years:


Baum, M Prof ( 1992): Concepts of holism in orthodox and alternative medicine. British Osteopathic Journal Vol vii: 12-66.
Blane, D (1991): The Black Report on socioeconomic inequalities in health 10 years on. (Smith, Bartley & Blane), Vol vii: 35-40.
Di Fabio, R (1992): Efficacy of manual therapy. Physical Therapy, 71(12): 834-864. General (1993): Which? Way to Health: osteopathy: 173-175
MacDonald, RS Dr (1988): Osteopathic diagnosis of back pain. Manual Medicine, 3 :110-113.
Szmelskyj, AO ( 1990): The difference between holistic osteopathic practice and manipulation. Holistic Medicine, 5(2): 67-69.
Thomas, KJ (1991): Use of non-orthodox and conventional care in Britain. British Medical Journal 302(6770): 207:210.


Aswani, K Dr ( 1994): Fund GP study reveals benefits of osteopathy. Fundholding, ?June: 10-18.
Burns & Lyttleton ( 1994): Osteopathy in general practice. British Journal of General Practice Feb: 93 and June: 284. (1994): Osteopathy on the NHS: one practice's experience. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2:200-203.
Brodin, H (1987): Inhibition-facilitation technique for lumbar pain treatment. Manual Medicine, 3(1):24-26.
Carruthers, R ( 1993): Weekly frequency of osteopathic patient visits. Journal of the New Zealand Register of Osteopaths, 22-23.
Cleary, C & Fox, J (1994): Menopausal symptoms: osteopathic investigation. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2:181-186.
Frank, A ( 1993): Low back pain. British Medical Journal, 306:901-908.
Kinalski, R (1984): The comparison of the results of manual therapy versus physiotherapy methods used in the treatment of patients with low back pain syndromes. Manual Medicine, 4:44-46.
MacDonald, RS Dr (1990): An open controlled assessment of osteopathic manipulation in non- specific low back pain. Spine 15(5):364-370.
Peters, Davies & Pietroni (1994): Musculoskeletal clinic in general practice: study of one year's referrals. British Journal of General Practice, 25-28.
Paul, FA ( 1990): Effects of osteopathic manipulation treatment on the heart rate and blood pressure in female athletes. Journal of the Australian Osteopathic Association 90(8): 724- 25.
Pringle, M & Tyreman, S ( 1993): Study of 500 patients attending an osteopathic practice. British Journal of General Practice 43:15-18.
Stodolny, J ( 1989): Manual therapy in the treatment of patients with cervical migraine. Manual Medicine 4(2):49-51.
Turk, Z ( 1987): Mobilisation of the cervical spine in chronic headaches. Manual Medicine %(13:15-17.