The Insitute of Osteopathy, (formally the British Osteopathic Association) is the professional association for osteopaths in the UK, acting as an independent representative body whilst promoting osteopathy to the general public and government.
Originally established in 1998, the BOA is committed to supporting, protecting and caring for its members and promoting opportunities for individual and professional development in osteopathic practice. There are over 4,000 osteopaths on the UK register who carry out over seven million treatments each year, and nearly 70% of these are members of the British Osteopathic Association. For more information and to search for an osteopath, visit the website
The London & Counties Society of Physiologists was founded in 1919 and is the oldest established and largest organisation of private practitioners of remedial massage
and manipulative therapy in the U.K.
The Migraine Trust is the UK's leading medical research charity into migraine, funding and promoting research towards a greater understanding of migraine and its underlying mechanisms, improved management and treatment, and ultimately a cure.
NASS was founded in 1975 at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath. Its members include people with AS, their families and friends together with physiotherapists, doctors and research scientists working on the problems of the disease