Bryan McIlwraith was born and educated in Inverness. He gained a diploma in Osteopathy in 1976 from the British School of Osteopathy (the oldest and largest osteopathic college in Britain). He also holds a BSc Honours (1st Class) in Osteopathic Medicine from the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy. His practice in Inverness was established in 1976, and is the oldest and largest practice in the Highlands.
He has been involved with many aspects of the Osteopathic profession. He has served on the General Osteopathathic Council, he has been Chairman of the Scottish Osteopathic Society, and is currently an External Examiner for the accredited colleges of Osteopathy. He also works for the Quality Assurance Agency for Further Education, validating Osteopathic training courses.
He is also interested in vehicle ergonomics and the problems associated with driving. He lectures on the subject and has written several papers and magazine articles dealing with the topic, as well as being an freelance consultant for publications such as AutoExpress. Those interested in finding out more on this subject should visit
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