IBC Care is a multidisciplinary practice offering a professional and friendly approach to managing your health.
Here at IBC Care, we are a group of fully registered health care professionals working together as part of a friendly integrated team, treating patients from all age groups, including babies and small children.
Treatments provided at IBC Care are tailor-made for each patient, so you can be assured the most effective approach will be used to manage your particular problem. Our professionals are trained to evaluate and treat patients to the highest of standards.
At IBC Care we believe that the integration of complementary therapies with the medical profession is paramount in helping patients achieve optimum health.
We have a good network with consultants, radiological centres and laboratories, and our team can refer patients on without delay if necessary.
In the UK, osteopaths are regulated by the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), and to be able to register with the GOsC they have to achieve qualifications of a high standard. The practitioners at IBC Care are fully registered, so you can feel confident that you will be in expert hands.
IBC Care is headed by Ioná Bramati Castellarin who is a guest lecturer at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is currently engaged in research into the benefits of visceral osteopathy for autistic children in collaboration with King’s College Hospital in London.
Dr Iona Bramati Castellarin, Osteopath
BSc (Hons) Ost. Med. PhD. DO, ND Principal Osteopath at IBC Care
After graduating from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) in London, Ioná attended numerous post-graduate courses in cranial osteopathy and structural osteopathy. She has worked at the Osteopathic Centre for Children and used to be on call at St John and St Elizabeth’s Birth Unit, treating newborn babies and mothers post-labour.
Ioná uses cranial, structural and visceral osteopathic techniques in a holistic manner, aiming to re-establish good health. These techniques are low-invasive and may be used in all age groups.
Having created a good network with consultants, radiological centres and laboratories, Ioná can refer patients on without delay if necessary. As she believes that it is important for her patients to learn how to maintain the changes achieved with osteopathic treatment she also recommends Pilates teachers and personal trainers who can complement her work.
Iona has recently been awarded with a PhD. Her research project was done at the University of Westminster in conjunction with the British College of Osteopathic Medicine on the effects of visceral osteopathy on autistic children. The project has been granted collaboration with King’s College Hospital, London. For more information, click here.
Ioná has been an international speaker at a variety of osteopathic conferences and her research has been published in scientific journals. Last year Ioná was recognized at the ICAOR10 for her outstanding research on the treatment of gastrointestinal symptoms in autism using visceral osteopathy. She was honored with the Elsevier/International Conference on the Advancement of Osteopathic Research – New Researcher Prize.
She is a former lecturer at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine and at present is an active member of the Brazilian Osteopathic Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio-2016 and co-directs the Brazilian Osteopathic Centre for Research and Advanced Techniques -COBRA.
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