The Ontario College of Osteopathic Rehabilitation Sciences (OCORS), based in Toronto, Ontario is a regulatory professional organization; with members across Ontario, that promotes the highest standards of ethics and patient care in manual osteopathy, contributing to the health and well-being of osteopathy patients in Ontario.


On behalf of its members, OCORS lobbies for pro-osteopathy legislation and policies, promotes a positive public image of manual osteopathy in Ontario, supports research, protects the public, and offers leadership for the advancement of the manual osteopathy profession in Ontario.


OCORS issues certificates of registration & license numbers to manual osteopaths who are graduated from accredited osteopathic schools, colleges & universities who offer manual osteopathic education that follows the recommendations on osteopathic education set by World Health Organization (WHO) with 4200 hours of education including 1000 hours of clinical practice, and who have successfully passed manual osteopathy board exams administered by OCORS.


OCORS members are permitted to practice manual osteopathy across Ontario. Osteopaths registered with OCORS adhere to the code of ethics and professional guidelines set up by OCORS.

  • Mission

    The Ontario College of Osteopathic Rehabilitation Sciences (OCORS) mission is to preserve, protect, improve and promote the manual osteopathy profession...

  • Code of Ethics

    This Code of Ethics is based upon the acknowledgement that the social contract dictates the manual osteopathy profession's responsibilities to the patient, the public, and the profession...

  • Insurer

    In an effort to continue open communication with insurers, the Ontario College of Osteopathic Rehabilitation Sciences (OCORS) has begun a telephone support program for...

  • Member Registration

    A manual osteopath shall apply for a certificate of registration by submitting a completed application form together with a recent passport size photo, and the one time applicable fee ...