The Ontario College of Osteopathic Rehabilitation Sciences (OCORS) is a self-governing body, established to help regulate and develop standard of care for manual osteopaths in the province of Ontario.
OCORS is committed to improving the health and well-being of patients anywhere in the Ontario by assuring them of competent and ethical manual osteopathy care.
OCORS is committed to ensure its members follow all recommendations required for reimbursement by the extended health plan insurers of Ontario. Over 95% of insurers provide coverage for manual osteopathy treatments and OCORS aims to help insurers prevent insurance fraud.
OCORS registers manual osteopaths who have completed 4200 hours of a World Health Organization (WHO) compliant osteopathy program and issues provincial certificate of registration to manual osteopaths.
OCORS sets requirements for entry to the manual osteopathy profession, registers manual osteopaths, sets standards of practice and guidelines for manual osteopathy professional practice in Ontario.
OCORS provides policy input as a complement to the existing provincial legislation guiding the manual osteopathy profession in Ontario and all other related practices.
The Ontario College of Osteopathic Rehabilitation Sciences (OCORS) mission is to preserve, protect, improve and promote the manual osteopathy profession and the services of manual osteopaths for the benefit of patients they serve in Ontario. The purpose of the OCORS is to provide leadership in osteopathic health care and a positive vision for the manual osteopathy profession in Ontario and its natural approach to health and wellness. On behalf of the manual osteopathy profession in Ontario, we accomplish our mission and purpose by affecting public policy and legislation, by promoting high standards in professional ethics and quality of treatment and by carrying out a dynamic strategic plan to help ensure the professional growth and success of manual osteopaths in Ontario.