Michael Smith is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, the largest professional organization of osteopaths in the United Kingdom. He is a 1998 graduate of the University School of Osteopathy, founded in 1917 and the oldest osteopathic college in Europe.
He has taught osteopathic technique on the UCO undergraduate course. He has a particular interest in chronic pain conditions (where the patient has suffered from the problem for longer than six months).
An area of particular interest is the emerging research on the interaction between the human gut ‘microbiome’, the immune system, inflammation, and our levels of energy.