Festival of Health & Wellbeing

The University College of Osteopathy is pleased to announce its Festival of Health and Wellbeing, running from Monday 20 June to Friday 1 July 2022.

The festival will explore how the human body works, with a particular focus on musculoskeletal health and wellbeing, and what we can all do to stay healthy and active whatever our stage of life.

Sign up for short bite-sized sessions on a range of subjects, from knee pain and gut health to workstation welfare and psychological approaches to managing long term pain. There are also opportunities to participate in osteopathy informed yoga or guided visualisations.

All the sessions are FREE, and the majority will be delivered online so you can join from a place convenient to you. 

Sessions include:

  • Plant-based diets
  • Low back pain
  • 10 minute mindfulness
  • What do patients say about the effectiveness and experience of their osteopathic care?
  • Osteopathy informed chair yoga
  • Can osteopathy help my baby with colic?
  • Arthritis in the spine
  • Knee pain
  • Diet and diabetes
  • Shoulder pain
  • Self-managing chronic pain using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Workstation welfare: Designing your workspace
  • Gut health
  • Workstation welfare: Keeping active
  • Workstation welfare: Stress and pain
  • How do osteopaths ensure that they are inclusive in their practice and care?
  • Meet my skeleton

Find out more about each of the sessions and book your place now

In addition to the workshop sessions the UCO Clinic will also be opening its doors to give members of the community an opportunity to find out more about osteopathy and the role in can play in supporting health and wellbeing.

The Clinic, based on Southwark Bridge Road, will also be offering limited free appointments throughout the festival – to book contact 020 7089 5360 and quote WELL22 (T&C’s apply*)

Charles Hunt, Vice Chancellor of the University College of Osteopathy says:

“At the UCO we pride ourselves in running initiatives like this one to engage with the community around us. We are pleased to have been able to offer high-quality subsidised osteopathy treatment to the local community via our teaching clinic for a number of years, and we are keen to continue to share our knowledge and expertise and to develop the services we offer to meet local needs.

We’d love local residents and members of the business community to get involved with the many events and activities we have planned and we hope that you find them beneficial.”

*Terms and Conditions

Offer applies to new patients only and may exclude some services. To book please call 020 7089 5360 or email clinicappointments@uco.ac.uk quoting WELL22. Free appointment slots are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first served basis. Please check at the time of booking.