Dr Bramati 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 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 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 Ioná Bramati has been awarded with a PhD in recognition of her work on the ‘Effects of Visceral Osteopathic Techniques on the behaviour 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 was recognised at the ICAOR10 for her outstanding research on the treatment of gastrointestinal symptoms in autism using visceral osteopathy. She was honoured with the Elsevier/International Conference on the Advancement of Osteopathic Research – New Researcher Prize.
Dr Bramati 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 was an active member of the Brazilian Osteopathic Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio-2016 and is a research consultant the Brazilian Osteopathic Centre for Research and Advanced Techniques -COBRA.
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About Dr Iona Bramati
PhD BSc (Hons) Ost. Med. DO, ND
In 2001, upon graduating in Osteopathy and Naturopathy from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), Dr Bramati set up a private practice in London which she has been running ever since. At IBC care Dr Bramati sees a wide variety of patients with a particular focus on paediatrics – Autistic Children.
Immediately upon graduating, Dr Bramati took a role as a team member of the Osteopathic Centre for Children – London working as an osteopath treating new-born babies, children and mothers post-labour. She was also part of the osteopathic team on call at St. Johns and St. Elizabeth’s Hospital – Birthing Unit, led by the gynaecologist consultant, Dr. Yehudi Gordon.
She then went on to further her studies attending numerous post-graduate courses in cranial and structural and visceral osteopathy. She has recently embarked on further training with the prestigious Institute of Functional Medicine to further her knowledge on the application of the integrative and holistic approach to chronic diseases.
In 2006 she started a PhD research project at the University of Westminster-London/UK, in conjunction with BCOM, on the Effects of Visceral Osteopathy on Autistic Children. The project was granted collaboration with King’s College Hospital, London and was endorsed by The National Autistic Society – London (NAS) and sponsored by the British Naturopathic and Osteopathic Association.
In 2014, Dr Bramati was awarded the Elsevier/International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research New Researcher Prize – ICAOR10 for her research into treating autistic children using visceral osteopathic techniques.
She has been a lecturer in national and international institutions such as UCO – University College of Osteopathy (UK) and SOMA – Istituto Osteopatia in Milan (Italy), as well as national and international conferences.
Further professional activities have included being the facilitator and an organiser of an international conference ICAOR10 Sao Paulo – Brazil, 2014.
Dr Bramati was also involved in facilitating the Brazilian Register of Osteopaths with the inclusion of international osteopaths in the Olympics Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil.