Pascal Grolaux, BSc (PT), DO (UK), MOst. (CH)

Pascal Grolaux, from  Belgium, is a senior osteopathic practitioner. He studied osteopathic medicine for 9 years (full-time programs), gained two degrees in Osteopathy and a doctorate thesis done in the Dpt of neurosurgery at the university hospital (CHUV) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a pioneer in evidence-based osteopathy and participate in several researches projects in the field of neuroscience (bioelectronic medicine) and in osteopathy.


Dr. Pascal is a non-physician family osteopathic practitioner. His approach to treatment is very motivated and structured, showing particular strength in the field of clinical studies and neuroscience.


He does research in applied neuroimmunology and in non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation, and he uses this new revolutionary bioelectronical treatment, when appropriate. Vagus nerve stimulation is FDA and CE approved that belongs to the the field of bioelectronic medicine that showed very good results in the treatment of autoimmune diseases, functional cardiac pathologies, metabolic syndromes, mental health disorders, ASD, concussions, etc.


Pascal is fluent in French and English

He is currently Doctorate member of the American College of Physical Medicine, member of the Association Quebecoise des Osteopathes, the Canadian Society for Traditional Osteopathy, the Institute of Classical Osteopathy (UK) and honorary listed at the Canadian Institute of Classical Osteopathy (Ontario).


European Red Cross, First Aid/Heart Saver CPR-Infant CPR certified

He gained more than 27  years of clinical experience in osteopathy, and practised in several countries, Switzerland, Belgium, UAE, and France before he started practising in Canada since 2016.

His skills and clinical experience gives him the ability to treat patients of all age groups, including the new-born, paediatric and adult, sportsmen and elderly as well as those with special needs.

He teaches post graduated master courses in osteopathy and in neuroendocrine-immunology related to the vagus nerve, non-invasive vagus and trigeminal nerve stimulation, heart rate variability analysis, in Canada and in Europe. He is faculty member of the Still Academy of Osteopathy in Warsaw, Poland, and faculty member at the Osteopathic Academy of Progressive Osteopathy in Toronto. 

He also participates in international symposium and congresses as lecturer in the field of neuroscience, specifically in neuroendocrine-immunology, heart rate variability analysis and applied osteopathy.

He is the Founder and Principal of The Institute for Osteopathic Studies & Research, IOSR-Halifax.


Physiotherapy - University, Haute Ecole Leonard de Vinci (B)
Bsc Physiotherapy

Osteopathy - John Wernham Academy of Classical Osteopathy - Maidstone College of Osteopathy (B-UK)
Diploma in Osteopathy

Ecole Suisse d'Osteopathique (CH)

Diploma in Osteopathy (Msc level)

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois - Department of Neurosurgery (CH)
Doctorate thesis in Osteopathy


Research Interest

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  • Grolaux PJD. Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Private Healthcare Center: A Small-Scale Investigation Targeting Anxiety, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Pain. J Neurol Neuromed (2019) 4(5): 7-22

  • Pascal J.D. Grolaux, Timothy J. Sparrow, François Lalonde; Traditional Osteopathy and the General Osteopathic Treatment: A Historical Concept and a Modern Application. AAO Journal 1 December 2021; 31 (4): 39–46. https://doi.org/10.53702/2375-5717-31.4.39

  • Pascal J.D. Grolaux. Effects of Chronic Non-Invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation in an Asplenic Individual with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Report from an n-of-1 Study., 12 April 2022, PREPRINT (Version 1) available at Research Square [https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1546549/v1]


  • Doctorate member of the American College of Physical Medicine. September 2020

  • Research Academy. Certificate of Excellence. Certified Peer Reviewer Course. September 2020.

    Have a look on my attached CV if you are interested