Who We are

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.