Who we are

COMPO is a self-governing body, established by the osteopathic manual practice profession (not the Ontario government) to supervise osteopathic manual practitioners in Ontario in the public interest. COMPO is not a regulated health college as defined by the Regulated Health Professions Act of Ontario and it is not a member of the Federation of Regulatory Health Colleges of Ontario. Membership to COMPO is voluntary.

  • COMPO is committed to improving the health and well-being of people of Ontario by informing the public and assuring them of competent and ethical osteopathic manual practice care.
  • COMPO examines, registers and supervises the osteopathic manual practice profession on a voluntary basis.
  • COMPO sets requirements for entry to the osteopathic manual practice profession, 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 incompetent or incapacitated.