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Autonomic nervous system activity

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1

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Biochemical markers

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9

3

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Blood supply and circulation

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14

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1

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Brain plasticity

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Cannabimimetic effects

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Heart-rate variability

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14

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Immune regulation

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10

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Joint range of motion

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Kidney mobility

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Lung capacity and function

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Lymphatic throughput

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4

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Nitric oxide production

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Jul18

Reflexes

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Sphincter effectiveness

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Spinal mobility

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Tissue-texture changes

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Viscero-somatic reflexes

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It isn't necessary to know why something works, in order to recognise that it does work. No one knows, for example, why many pharmateutical drugs work.

In the case of osteopathy, however, we do, in fact, have a reasonably good

understanding of how and why it works to help people to get healthier and to feel better.

 

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Research into Osteopathy's Mechanisms and Measured Changes

  

John Smartt Osteopath
Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) Master of Osteopathy (UWS)
 


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