About David Lintonbon

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David Lintonbon DO PG Cert (Clin Ed) qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1985 where he was taught most of his manipulative skills by Laurie Hartman DO. On graduating he went to work in the West Country and developed further osteopathic techniques for the treatment of sports injuries by working with players from various football and rugby clubs in the area. Whilst in this area he also studied post graduate teaching at Dartington College Devon. Upon returning to London, David went to work for the British School of Osteopathy in 1996. He subsequently developed a DVD on osteopathic technique used for the teaching of students and practitioners of manual medicine which can be purchased at www.theartofhvt.com.

Continuing to treat sports related injuries, David spent 2 years with Manchester City FC developing a training programme for their physios in the treatment of the team. With an eye on London Olympics 2012, he is now working in conjunction with medical health product manufacturer Cetuem to develop an anti-inflammatory gel for the treatment of joint and muscle pain to be  launched at the Back Pain Show at London Olympia in Feb 2012.

He is currently working on a book on osteopathic technique. David also works at the London School of Osteopathy as a clinic tutor and lecturer as part of their teaching programme for students and osteopaths and works in private practice at the Integrated Medical Centre, 121 Crawford Street, London W1U 6BE. David may be contacted on Tel: 07958 488 784 or via dlintonbon@hotmail.com; www.integratedmed.co.uk www.theartofhvt.com; www.theshaa.com  www.myoproducts.co.uk

Articles by David Lintonbon

  1. The Osteopathic Approach to the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

    Listed in osteopathy

    This article looks at the structural osteopathic approach to evaluating dysfunction at the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and its associated structures.

  2. Osteopathy, Movement and Water: Perfect Union for the Well-being of the Cervical Region

    Listed in osteopathy

    The cervical part of the vertebral column is like a pillar that supports our head. The seven vertebrae, the muscles of the cervical region and the joints they serve make up the Stom...

  3. Headache: Osteopathic Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment

    Listed in osteopathy

    Headache: Osteopathic Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment

  4. The Osteopathic Approach to Bursitis

    Listed in osteopathy

    The signs and symptoms of bursitis include local pain, swelling, heat, redness and occasionally muscle spasm/hypertonia. Diagnosis is usually made through direct palpation of tissue...

  5. Osteopathic Approach to the Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Listed in osteopathy

    The author discusses osteopathic approaches to the treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, the most common cause being compression of the brachial plexus/subclavian artery.

  6. Shin Splints/Compartment Syndrome

    Listed in osteopathy

    The principle symptom of runner's leg is pain, whatever the aetiology. In the early stages pain appears exclusively after running; in the latter stages tenderness and pain are pres...

  7. Gleno-humeral Joint & Upper Extremity Examination Evaluation & Treatment

    Listed in osteopathy

    The main function of the gleno-humeral joint is to place the hand where it is needed, but to achieve this you have flexibility at the expense of stability. The shoulder is not just ...

  8. Complete Lymphatic Body Pump

    Listed in osteopathy

    A pictorial display of lymphatic drainage

  9. Piriformis Syndrome

    Listed in osteopathy

    A referred posterior leg pain condition described as a compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve by a contracted or stretched piriformis muscle. The syndrome is six times more ...

  10. Osteopathic Approach to the Treatment of Facial-Maxillary Sinus Headache

    Listed in osteopathy

    Anterior facial pain/headache caused by swollen sinuses usually results from infection both bacterial / viral or an allergic reaction, resulting in blockage to the drainage channels...

  11. Manipulation to the Foot (Medial Border)

    Listed in osteopathy

    The most important anatomical landmark of the medial border is the navicular tubercle.

  12. Muscle Energy Technique (MET)

    Listed in osteopathy

    To understand the rationale behind MET it is first necessary to look at the mechanism that controls muscle tone. Sensory signals enter the cord via the sensory roots. After entering...

Book reviews by David Lintonbon

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