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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.

iO Awards 2020

This year’s awards are now open. Find out more and send us your nomination today!


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 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!

The Osteopathic Foundation

A charitable trust set up to advance
osteopathic practice by funding education, research and promoting productive
relationships in and outside the profession.

Osteopathy For Health

The iO’s public health campaign, visit Osteopathy For Health to discover how to keep your mental and physical health in shape, including better work and sleep.


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