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Introduction

The EUIF Gimbernat is at the forefront of this teaching Osteopathy in our country. Its 25 years' experience in teaching Osteopathy mean the school can offer a complete, well-balanced Master's Degree in Osteopathy programme, in terms of both timing and course contents.

Osteopathy is the name that, in 1874, the American doctor A. Taylor Still gave to the exclusively manual therapies that he used to treat patients. He had observed the close relation there is between structure and function, between the musculoskeletal system and that of the organs, both of which need to function well to ensure good health.

Osteopathy uses manual contact for diagnosis and treatment. It respects the relationship between body, mind and spirit in health and illness, emphasising the structural and functional integrity of the body and its intrinsic tendency towards self-cure. This holistic approach to treatment is based on the notion that human beings form a dynamic functional unit, in which all parts are inter-related. Treatment concentrates on areas of tension in tissues or of dysfunctions between structures that may prevent the normal working of bone, muscle and joint mechanisms, or organic, neuronal, vascular or biochemical ones.

Career options

Career options for this master's degree include:

  • Osteopathy Centres
  • Physiotherapy Centres
  • Primary and Specialised Care Centres
  • Clinics and hospitals
  • Private practice
  • Home-based care
  • Sports centres
     

Official UAB

35 places
Credits: 120 ECTS
Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 02/03/2017
See the calendar
Pre-enrolment open
Price: €4,900 (diploma issuing fees not included)
Faculty: "Gimbernat" School of Nursing and Physiotherapy (affiliated school)
http://www.eug.es/
Language:Spanish (100%)

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Master's degree website http://www.eug.es/estudios/master-universitario-de-osteopatia/