Mr Stephen Buss
Lecturer in Osteopathy
Interprofessional Studies
Telephone: (01792) 295186

Stephen graduated in 2012, from the European School of Osteopathy with an integrated Master’s degree. He is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy. 

Stephen’s speciality is in family care - paediatric, maternity and general practice, with the use of Osteopathy and Yoga. Stephen has been teaching Yoga since 2004 and is the Vice Principal of the Victor Foundation for Yoga Teacher Training. This experience influences Stephen in his teaching and holistic approach to patients. 

After graduating Stephen returned to the European School of Osteopathy to assist Osteopathic Technique for Undergraduate and International courses.  He has previously practiced in Kent and in Dublin at the Littlejohn Centre before setting up practice in Wales.

Currently, Stephen is lecturing on the Osteopathic Skills modules of the M.Ost programme and is a clinic tutor in the Osteopathy Clinic - Health and Well-being Academy.

Teaching

  • SHF105 Osteopathic Skills 1

    This module introduces the students to the concepts of osteopathic practice as well as the core clinical skills of basic life skills, patient moving and handling, and anatomical principles. It provides the foundation skills for all subsequent osteopathic skills modules for the programme.

  • SHF106 Osteopathic Skills 2

    This module further develops the concepts of osteopathic practice with regards to clinical decision making, patient management and key osteopathic clinical skills. In conjunction with SHF105 Osteopathic Skills 1, it provides the foundation skills for all subsequent osteopathic skills modules in the programme.

  • SHF110 Introduction to Osteopathic Concepts and Principles

    This module provides an introduction to the key ideas relating to osteopathy and osteopathic practice and the development of those ideas subsequent to the origin of the profession during the latter half of the 19th century. It will provide an outline of the thoughts and changes in perspectives of the osteopathic profession in relation to patient care, diagnosis and management over the past century and how such thought would combine, overlap and differ within the prism of allopathic medicine. The module will provide a foundation for student understanding of the development and implementation of osteopathic practice that can be enhanced during their studies on the M.Ost Osteopathy programme.

  • SHF304 Osteopathic Skills 5

    This module builds upon the other osteopathic skills in year 1 and 2 to explore the application of key diagnostic and assessment skills at an advanced level and within the context of people presenting with complex and/or multiple conditions.

  • SHF307 Osteopathic Skills 6

    This module builds upon the other osteopathic skills in year 1, 2 and 3 to explore the application of key clinical skills at an advanced level and within the context of people presenting with complex and/or multiple conditions.