Who We are
Newfoundland and Labrador Osteopathic Association (NLOA) is a self-governing body, established by the
manual osteopathy profession in Newfoundland .
- NLOA is committed to improving the health and well-being of people of Newfoundland and Labrador
by informing the public and assuring them of competent and ethical osteopathic care.
- NLOA examines, registers and supervises its members on a voluntary basis.
- NLOA sets requirements for entry to the manual osteopathy profession for its members, registers
osteopathic manual practitioners, sets standards of practice and guidelines for professional practice,
monitors competence through a quality assurance program, investigates complaints against
osteopathic manual practitioners who are its members and disciplines those members who have
committed acts of professional misconduct or who are incapacitated or incompetent.