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We are happy to announce that Iranian/German/Canadian Bodybuilder, Pedram Dadollahi is now studying osteopathy at the York University Heights campus of National Academy of Osteopathy in Canada. Pedram was the 2018 Bodybuilding champion in Canada as well as #5 in the world. Osteopathy is becoming......

Dr Gaurav Singra, MD, DOMP, DO, DN (candidate) who studied at National Academy of Osteopathy has founded the first ever osteopath owned multispecialty hospital in India. The hospital has its own department of osteopathy. A department of naprapathy will be added in 2022. The hospital......

Dr Gaurav Singra, MD, DOMP, DO, DN (candidate), a graduate of the National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada) is opening up a multispecialty hospital in India with its own Department of Osteopathy. This is the first time in history a manual osteopath has become owner of......

  NAO wishes to congratulate the Osteopathy Association of Panama –¬†Asociaci√≥n de Osteopat√≠a de Panam√°¬†for being registered in Panama as of August 10, 2021. One of the mandates of this association is to regulate the profession of osteopathy in Panama and become its licensing authority....

It was so nice to meet one of my students yesterday. Dr. Alireza Saadati, RT, PT, OT, DOMP is an Iranian occupational therapist who moved to Canada a few years ago. He recently graduated from the DOMP program of National Academy of Osteopathy. As a......

Congratulations to National University of Medical Sciences student, naprapath/manual osteopath, Dr. Matt Gibbons, president of the Osteopathy & Naprapathy Association of Newfoundland & Labrador who is now also the Chair of Council on Naprapathy Education of the Canadian Naprapathic Association. We are so proud of......

I love all our faculty members at National Academy of Osteopathy. But I am specially fond of Dr. Amir Kazemi. He was my student 11 years ago in the first class of NAO and later on at National University of Medical Sciences (Spain). In all......

Panamanian Claudia Salda√Īa (an osteopathy student) has been hired as the registrar for the newly formed Asociaci√≥n de Osteopat√≠a de Panam√° – Osteopathy Association of Panama. To keep updated with AOP news please visit¬†http://www.facebook.com/panamaosteopathy.¬†Thank you....

The first osteopathy association in Panama, Asociación de Osteopatía de Panamá РOsteopathy Association of Panama is currently being set up. NAO president, Dr. Shawn Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, PhD is the first president of this association....

The Osteopathy TV has started its first project which is to make 100s of YouTube videos on specific muscle stretches. The first video has been uploaded today and it is about 7 different Biceps stretches. We hope these videos introduces the public, indirectly to the......

Congratulations to NAO graduate, manual osteopath & naprapath, Dr. Dasha Veprjitska, DOMP, BSc (Ost), MBA, DO (Spain), DN for being chosen as new president of the Canadian Naprapathic Association (CNA). Dr. Veprjitska is a graduate of the diploma in osteopathic manual practice (DOMP) program of......

Registered manual osteopath Elizabeth Felix, DOMP, RMO who practices in Harriston, Ontario is a National Academy of Osteopathy graduate and a member of the College of Registered Manual Osteopaths. She is so happy with her education that she referred her daughter to study osteopathy at......

OsteoLife Financial Corp received approval to create and offer the OsteoLife Cryptocurrency Balanced Fund. This fund would invest in a number of established cryptocurrencies with high growth potential. OsteoLife does not plan to create any other new funds for the time being and will start operation......

OsteoLife Financial Corp is an investment firm, founded by NAO president, manual osteopath, Dr. Shawn Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, PhD as an osteopathy cooperative company. The company will provide a number of investment funds in fixed term guaranteed investment certificates (certificates of deposit), cryptocurrency, stocks,......

      Robert O’Friel is a retired professional golfer who traveled from South Africa to study at NAO and Deshna Shah, a medical assistant from Kenya. Such dedication! These two students traveled all the way from Africa to study manual osteopathy at¬†NAO.¬† ¬†NAO is......

Did you know National Academy of Osteopathy is the only osteopathy school in Canada teaching osteopathic psychosomatic techniques? Manual osteopath, Professor Elias Abdel-Ahad is our technique professor covering these interesting techniques that have many benefits including helping people with chronic pain....

    We are happy to announce that National Academy of Osteopathy students can now join the American College of Physical Medicine. The American College of Physical Medicine is a medical association open to manual osteopaths and other health professionals. To apply for membership please......

  We love to see couples practice manual osteopathy together. It is financially and emotionally a wise decision. At the National Academy of Osteopathy, we have a number of couples as alumni. The most recent one is Saideh Shahbazi who was accepted to the National......

  Here is a Facebook post from manual osteopath/physiotherapist Azzyl Serrot Aulipre who is a graduate of National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada) and a current DO (doctor of osteopathy) student of the National University of Medical Sciences (Spain): ‚ÄúThe advanced cranial osteopathy program of¬†NAO helps......

  NAO president, Dr. Shawn Pourgol was grateful to receive a beautiful card filled with such kind words from one of his students, Daniel Thomas, DOMP who thanked me for changing his life. This is what we do. We change lives. Our business lectures and......

  Since 2010, this is the first time we have issued an honorary Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice (DOMP). This was done due to the request of one of our alumni in Ottawa. This manual osteopath treated a young lady for chronic pain. This 19......

Here is a testimonial from a manual osteopath, Shuai Wang-Zappitelli, DOMP a recent graduate of the National Academy of Osteopathy who is enjoying a successful practice in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. “Dr. Pourgol! I wanted to thank you again for being an awesome teacher and......

Helping an NAO Employee in Our Parking Lot Some of the instructors and students of the National Academy of Osteopathy helped an NAO employee today that was stuck in the snow. They got her car free of the snow. We also lost the electricity for a while today......

Charity Work in Bali Manual osteopath, Jeannie Dhun a graduate of National Academy of Osteopathy and a member of our Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada has joined the Hands with Heart Foundation of NAO professor, osteopath, Jorge Aranda in Bali, Indonesia to offer free osteopathic care......

NAO Students – Class of Sept 2018 National Academy of Osteopathy students (class of September 2018) practicing cranial, visceral, soft tissue and other osteopathic techniques with Professor Rachel Orr, Dr Eid and other professors....

Card from Canadian Prime Minister Canadian Prime Minister Sends Us Season’s Greeting On behalf of our students, staff and faculty, we wish to thank the RT. Hon. Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada, for wishing us a happy holidays by mailing this card....

Professors Dr Hussein Eid, MD (Egy), DOMP and Dr Hossein Khorrami, PhD, DOMP teaching visceral techniques of osteopathy at the York University Heights campus of National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto. NAO has more technique instructors than any other school of osteopathy in Canada....

  Cree Natioan Accepts NAO Bigstone Cree Nation Education Authority accepts National Academy of Osteopathy for financial aid. We are happy to announce that National Academy of Osteopathy has been accepted by the Bigstone Cree Nation Education Authority in Alberta. They have paid scholarships to......