Pr. Dr. Walid SALEM is an osteopath (DO, PhD). He oversees research and teaching at the Free University of Brussels (Brussels, Belgium) department of osteopathy and principal professor of biomechanics in several colleges, European schools and universities of osteopathy.
Since his graduation in 1995, he has been a sole practitioner in osteopathy and deeply involved in research applied to osteopathy. He is one of the developers of 3D arthro-kinematic analysis techniques applied to osteopathic manipulation by HVLA at the cervical level. Currently, his research activities mainly focus on the biomechanical properties of connective tissue and their implication in qualitative clinical evaluation in osteopathy.