ACQUIRE AN INTERNATIONAL DPO TITLE (Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy)

2023 edition in Poznan!

The Academy of Osteopathy in Paediatric is a training cycle aimed at educating osteopaths in the specialized osteopathic work with children and infants. The lecturers include osteopaths, pediatricians, neonatologists, physiotherapists, and neonatal intensive care rescue personnel.

Groups consist of a maximum of 24 participants.

Modules are held every 3-4 months.

Upon completion of the training, each participant has the opportunity to obtain an International DPO (Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy) title.

We are pleased to announce that we are starting the recruitment for the 4th edition of the pediatrics training. The first classes of the new year will take place on October 13th, 2023.


The full program of the Paediatric Osteopathy Academy consists of 5 training modules. Each module lasts at least 3 days, from Friday to Sunday. Participants take part in classes that include both theoretical and practical work.

Thanks to the partnership between the Academy and the Poznan Health Center ASGO, during the Clinical Days, we work with patients from the newborn and infant diagnostic program – Healthy Toddler – organized by ASGO and the City of Poznan.

A pediatrician and neonatologist, as well as osteopaths, will supervise the clinical work.



• Physiology and pathology of the newborn

• The impact of hormones on the health of the newborn during the prenatal period

• The influence of the mother's physiological state on the health of newborns

• The impact of maternal pharmacological treatment during pregnancy on the newborn

• Psychological, emotional, and social consequences of different types of births

• How to interpret the history of pregnancy and delivery - what they tell us about the child

• Understanding the forces acting on the child during childbirth, which areas of the body are susceptible to stress

• Birth, the impact of childbirth on the child

• Causes of infant crying and osteopathic treatment approaches

• Physiology and anatomy of the newborn and their impact on treatment plans

• The possibility of regulatory treatment with cranial, sutural, and visceral techniques

• Early immune development

• Principles of osteopathic treatment

• Otolaryngology: embryology and hearing development, middle ear inflammation (etiology and treatment)

• Infections, strengthening children's immune system / Allergies / Thymus and lymphatic system

• Delayed development

• Physiological, endocrinological, neurological, and psychological changes

• Hormonal axis, CNS, ANS

• Scoliosis

• Learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyspraxia)


• Autism

• Orthodontics


  • Łukasz Ciesielski - osteopath
  • Michael Vittoria - osteopath
  • Sarah Coutts - osteopath
  • Katarzyna Ślugaj - osteopath
  • Jolanta Uchman - MD, pediatrician, neonatologist
  • Anna Żurowska - osteopath

Session Dates

Module 1: October 13-15, 2023

Module 2: January 12-14, 2024

Module 3: May 31 - June 2

Module 4: To be determined

Module 5: To be determined



The Academy's educational programme is based on the standards used in the greatest osteopathic schools in the world and covers over 2,000 teaching hours within 44 seminars during the 4.5-year teaching cycle.


Title DO

After completing the 4.5-year curriculum, you get the opportunity to write a diploma thesis and become a certified osteopath with the degree as a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO).



The Academy of Osteopathy operates in: Poznań, Krakow, Warsaw, Wrocław and Gdańsk


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Marcelińska 92, 60-324 Poznań,
(+48) 606 306 122, (+48) 668 641 708
Tuesday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm


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