What is Functional Osteopathy?

What is functional osteopathy? By Dustie Houchin MBA, MPAO, SPOP, BSc.Hons Ost, PGCHE. Osteopathy (for humans and animals) is often misunderstood because the word Osteopathy is less commonplace than the word Physiotherapy – although there are significant academic and clinical cross-overs in training and practice. Additionally, few realise that osteopaths (for humans) are Allied Healthcare…

What is Osteopathy?

What is Osteopathy? Today, I was asked to help a student, (who is trying to decide if he should become an osteopath. He asked, “What do osteopaths really do differently…? When I read my message back to Eleanor, she said I should share it with our community, as many of you are not osteopaths and…

Course Currently Available

Did you know, our courses run all year round? From some of the recent emails we’ve received it’s evident that the set up of our courses isn’t obvious, so let’s keep it simple. Almost all of our courses have an online element, so we can keep them open for purchase all year round. The only restriction…

Level Two Pathway Explained

Let’s talk about Level Two 14 modules make up the Level Two pathway and commencements must be preceded be either an AOI  conversion course or a professional qualification in animal osteopathy. Modules 1-7 typically take a year to complete part-time and Modules 8-14 the same.  Osteopathy is a comprehensive system of healthcare that encompasses the…

Equine Level One Course Content

Osteopathic Approach to the Equine Patient Level One – now accepting applications for 2021 In this article we simply discus the content and layout of the level one equine course. To start us off, let’s look at an overview of the course content: Online Indicative Content: Introduction and professional communications; Horse handling and equine paces;…

Welcoming Our New Partner

Animal Therapy Magazine & AOI join forces 🌟 As you will read below, Animal Therapy Magazine (ATM) has quickly become the go-to publication in the UK for professionals, owners and associations to share ideas and information, and it is for this reason that Animal Osteopathy International has partnered together with them, to collectively aid the…

Last chance to join Canine Level 1

This course is the fundamental building block of all our practitioner level canine programmes and aims to offer practitioners a robust baseline knowledge from which to grow as a canine therapist. Successful completion and comprehension of the content will give practitioners all they need to enter our Level II canine courses with confidence. Open to…

Broaden your scope of practice & get more fresh air in your life.

Join the final cohort of 2020 – don’t miss out! ONLINE DUAL MODALITY CANINE LEVEL ONE – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: Osteopathic Approach to the Canine Patient – level one. You will have up to 24 months to complete the full MCP process, including all online aspects and one single consolidated practicum. Although the programme can…

Course content for Equine Level One.

Although our course pages are extensive, we are often asked what content is taught on the course. As such we have listed the core items here. We would still urge you to go to the course page for more detailed information. We have a new course starting on the 24th of August 2020. Places are…

Osteopathic Approach to the Equine Patient Level One. Starting August 2020

Open to a range of osteopathic and non-osteopathic professionally qualified practitioners. See our website for more details. This course is the fundamental building block of all our practitioner level equine programmes and aims to offer practitioners a robust baseline knowledge from which to grow as a equine therapist. Successful completion and comprehension of the content…