How much do you know about osteopathy? Xavier Lerays, a French osteopath, will explain how he became a professional and what his occupation consists of. I was burning to know what osteopaths “feel” with their hands! If you do too, then this episode will lift the mystery! Is osteopathy recognised in France? Do osteopaths and GPs work hand in hand or are they rivals? You’ll find out in this episode!
The roles of the GP and the osteopath
An ancient and safe science
How to become an osteopath in France
Why the number of students has changed dramatically
Why Xavier wanted to be an osteopath
What do you “feel” with your hands?
avoir du recul = to have the benefit of hindsight, to have perspective
avoir la main mise sur… = to have the run of…
corps (nm) = body
crâne (nm) = skull
kiné = physio
mémoire (nm) = report, essay, dissertation
os (nm) = bone
radio (nf) = X-ray
rebouteux (nm) = bone setter
sport-études (nm) = sports study programme
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