Unlike medicine, nursing and osteopathy , there is no statutory regulation of homeopaths.
A medical history professor, Whorton follows the rise of alternative medicine such as chiropractic, osteopathy , homeopathy and naturopathy from 1800 to today.
Cranialsacral therapy developed from cranial osteopathy , which was founded by Andrew Taylor Still and dates back to the 1890s.
At present, only two therapies - osteopathy and chiropody - have a regulatory umbrella body, established by the government.
Chiropractic and osteopathy are two medical disciplines involving bodily manipulation that have fought long and hard for respectability within the health care system.
Two disciplines, osteopathy and chiropractic, have moved along the path of self regulation and now have acts of parliament that protect their titles and provide additional external and orthodox regulation of their activities.
Most people appreciate that a good massage can soothe aching muscles and gentle spinal adjustment is a pillar of traditional osteopathy .
From memory, some of the techniques used in yogic massage are reminiscent of osteopathy in the way that finger pressure is used around joints.
Mario-Paul is well established as a practitioner and teacher in osteopathy , bodywork, clinical massage and sports therapy.
But if you want to get rid of your headache today and stop it returning tomorrow and the day after, osteopathy could be the answer.