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The Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO) is a not-for-profit, voluntary, professional association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners. Mission Statement: The OAO is committed to fostering the practice and professional advancement of osteopathy in Ontario. We promote osteopathy as a holistic health care practice and establish, maintain and promote the highest, safest standard of osteopathic practice, treatment and […]

Who Provides Osteopathy?


Please note that our Ontario members, Osteopathic Manual Practitioners, are not Osteopaths (osteopathic physicians)  because  the term ‘osteopath’ is restricted, in Ontario, to  members of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.  Osteopathy is a treatment philosophy which seeks to identify areas of the body that are restricted or constricted and then gently ease these restrictions […]

Why Choose Osteopathy?


Osteopathic manual practitioners assess and treat your body as a whole, because: symptoms sometimes show up in a different part of your body from where the problem actually is there may be several factors contributing to the symptoms you experience Osteopathic treatment is efficient, which helps to minimize the number of visits you need. Practitioners […]

Ontario Association of
Osteopathic Manual Practitioners

2345 Yonge Street, Suite 912, Toronto, ON M4P 2E5
Tel: 416-968-2563


Welcome to the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO) website. The OAO is committed to promoting the highest, safest level of osteopathic manual practice in the province of Ontario, Canada.

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