Useful Links and Resources
Osteopathy Links & Resources
The General Osteopathic Council regulates the practice of osteopathy in the United Kingdom. By law osteopaths must be registered with us in order to practise in the UK. The GOsC works with the public and osteopathic profession to promote patient safety by registering qualified professionals, and setting, maintaining and developing standards of osteopathic practice and conduct.
The Institute of Osteopathy is the UK’s professional body for registered osteopaths. The iO recently launched a new site with much greater information about the conditions that osteopaths treat, along with videos about how it works, and testimonials from patients.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome is believed to be a physical disorder that leads to a build up of toxins within the brain and the spine. The Perrin Technique™ has been developed to diagnose CFS/ME by identifying definite physical signs and to treat the disorder by improving drainage of these poisons from the central nervous system.
Frozenshoulder.com provides drug free non-surgical frozen shoulder treatment which reduces pain and improves the shoulder range of motion. They also provide frozen shoulder remedies, information, an online store, Niel-Asher technique practitioners and many more.
ME and CFS Links & Resources
ME Research UK is a charity with the principal aim of commissioning and funding scientific (biomedical) investigation into the causes, consequences and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
A Canadian registered charitable organization dedicated to the study and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and related illnesses.
Cort Johnson is a blogger who follows research into CFS/ME and translates scientific papers into understandable English.
Founded in 1976, the ME Association funds and supports research, education and training.
Counselling Links & Resources
The BACP holds a register of members and practitioners who are accredited. Accredited members are fully qualified and meet high standards of care.
UKCP holds the national register of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors, listing those practitioner members who meet exacting standards and training requirements.