Dr Bramati-Castellarin 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.
After graduating from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) in London, Dr Bramati-Castellarin attended numerous post-graduate courses in cranial osteopathy and structural osteopathy. She has worked at the Osteopathic Centre for Children (OCC) and used to be on call at St John and St Elizabeth’s Birth Unit, treating newborn babies and mothers post-labour.
Having created a strong network with consultants, radiological centres and laboratories, Dr Bramati-Castellarin 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.
Dr Iona Bramati-Castellarin has recently been awarded with a PhD in recognition of her work on the ‘Effects of Visceral Osteopathic Techniques on the behavior and Gastrointestinal function of autistic children”. Her PhD was awarded by University of Westminster in collaboration with King’s College Hospital, endorsed by the National Autistic Society (NAS) supported by BCOM and sponsored via British Naturopathic and Osteopathic Association (BNOA) grant.
Dr Bramati-Castellarin 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.
Dr Bramati-Castellarin has been an international speaker at a variety of osteopathic conferences and her research has been published in scientific journals.
She is a former lecturer at BCOM 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.