Osteopathy/Musculoskeletal health: Home

Osteopathic practice in New Zealand

As a student of Osteopathy you will be training to join a regulated health profession with a boundaried scope of practice.  The Ara programme is designed around the OCNZ capability framework and scope.  


Welcome to the Osteopathy Subject Guide.  A selection of resources have been hand selected for you to use to aid you with your studies.  If you have any questions at all please contact the library.

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An introduction to Musculoskeletal Health in the Aged

This video gives a good introduction to what musculoskeletal health is and how to apply it to the aged.  Given we have an aging population in New Zealand and the world there will be a lot of opportunities to put your skills to good use.


LinkedIn Learning

Work through some of these tutorials to develop your employability skills.

Ask Live

AskLive is our instant messaging service. You can chat with the library by entering your question in the box below that says “Type here to chat …”

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Ask Live operates during our opening hours at City campus, Christchurch. We are open 7 days.

Please note:

  • In the evenings and weekends, specialised support may not be available. If so, your question may be referred to an expert for action on the next working day.
  • In My Ara, under “Learning Resources” you may also find what you need by entering keywords in the box on the "Learning Resources" page in My Ara.

Information and Research Skills

For help on how to find, evaluate and present information we recommend the Information skills subject guide This guide will ensure an easier pathway to academic success!  We also have a Research subject guide  for those of you taking your studies to the next level.   

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