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International Osteopathic Association

International Osteopathic Association
The International Osteopathic Association (IOA), based in North York, Ontario, Canada, is an international professional association; with members across North America, Latin America, Africa, Caribbean, Europe, Asia & Australia, that promotes the highest standards of ethics and patient care in European style osteopathy, contributing to the health and well-being of millions of osteopathy patients. On behalf of its members, IOA lobbies for pro-osteopathy legislation and policies, promotes a positive public image of osteopathy, supports research, protects the public, and offers leadership for the advancement of the osteopathy profession. IOA issues certificates of registration & license numbers to osteopaths who are graduated from accredited osteopathic schools and who have successfully passed osteopathy board exams. IOA members are permitted to practice European style of osteopathy worldwide and to bill insurers when applicable. Osteopaths registered with IOA adhere to the code of ethics and professional guidelines set up by IOA.

IOA’s Mission

International Osteopathic Association - Mission

International Osteopathic Association (IOA) mission is to preserve, protect, improve and promote the manual osteopathy profession and the services of manual osteopaths for the benefit of patients......


IOA’s Objective

International Osteopathic Association - Objective

The International Osteopathic Association has the following objectives:

• To develop, establish and maintain standards of.....


IOA’s Code of Ethics

International Osteopathic Association - 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; and....


Member Registration

International Osteopathic Association - Member Registration

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


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