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Welcome to the Institute of Osteopathy

The Institute of Osteopathy (iO) is the UK’s leading professional membership organisation for osteopaths. The purpose of the institute is to support, unite, develop and promote the osteopathic profession, for the improvement of public health and patient care.

COVID-19 Hub

Based on the most current UK Government guidelines, visit our COVID-19 Hub for vital information on how iO members and osteopaths should practice.



Choose osteopathy!

Interested in pursuing a career in osteopathy?  Hear directly from osteopaths on why a career in osteopathy is so rewarding, register your interest and find out all there is to know about becoming an osteopath here!


iO AGM 2020

The iO Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 20 November 2020. To find out all there is to know about this years event and to register your attendance, click here!


iO Hardship Fund

£20,074 has been donated to the iO’s Hardship Fund to date (59 donations). Thank you to all of those who have donated to the fund, in an effort to help those members in need!


About Osteopathy

Using manual therapy, osteopaths provide
safe, effective treatment and care that aims
to promote the health and wellbeing of
people. Find out more here!

iO Council Candidates 

Our new council member will be elected at the iO Annual General Meeting on Friday 20th November. Meet the candidates up for election and read their supporting statements here!


Find an Osteopath