Marianne Bennison graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) in 1989. She has worked as a practicing osteopath for the past 25 years in a variety of practices, mainly multidisciplinary. Since 1996 she has combined clinical practice with two days a week in teaching and research and has recently completed a Masters degree.
Marianne has held a variety of teaching roles at BCOM in London and at Oxford Brookes University. She has been a visiting lecturer and presented widely both in the UK and abroad to osteopaths and other healthcare practitioners. Marianne has been assessor for final clinical competency at most UK osteopathy programmes and is currently external examiner for Swansea University and British School of Osteopathy.
Since 2003 Marianne has been a joint director of The Faringdon Clinic. Marianne’s special interests include the elderly, sports injuries and active management of chronic long-term pain patterns. She is currently in the last year of her Masters in Osteopathic Practice Education. Her thesis is investigating the current evidence base for manual therapy for knee pain. Marianne is a keen amateur triathlete but also enjoys yoga, pilates, dog walking and travelling.