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Nova Scotia based registered manual osteopath, Joanne MacFarlane, a graduate of National Academy of Osteopathy is now booking patients for 2023, a waiting list of more than 5 months! All her 2022 treatment times are fully booked. Joanne mainly works on cash basis, but she also......

Manual osteopath to the STARS, Dr. Liza Egbogah, DC, DOMP is the only manual osteopath permitted to attend the Toronto International Fild Festival to offer manual osteopathic care to the celebrities.Dr. Egbogah, who was chosen by the Toronto Star Newspaper as the Best Manual Osteopath......

My students are my children. Everyday I think about how to make their lives better. My support of them does not finish with their graduation. It is for life. Dr. Shawn Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, PhD NAO President...

I am shocked and heart broken. Dr George Sandhu went to save a friend in the water when he drowned in the chaos that followed. That was him all right, always trying to help people. As a student at National Academy of Osteopathy he always......

So many NAO students, after finishing the practical do not show up for graduation day. I urge you to show up. We get many messages from alumni a few years after their graduation, who confess regret for not showing up to graduation day ceremonies. You......

Our 24th Graduation Day in the Past 12 Years, held at the York University Heights campus of National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto!  ...

We are happy to announce that the Canadian Armed Forces Vocational Rehabilitation Program for Service Members (CAF-VRPSM) has accepted the Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice program (DOMP) of National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada). CAF-VRPSM covers the tuition and others fees of approved programs for eligible......

The Canada Student Financial Assistance Program offers student grants and loans to National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada) full-time and part-time DOMP students. Grants and loans help NAO students pay for their osteopathy education. NAO students should apply for grants and loans, directly with their province......

As a member of Southern Cherokee Nation and its past Minister of Education I wish you all a happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! Did you know osteopathy has originated from Cherokee Bodywork and healing arts? As such osteopathy is considered a heritage of Indigenous Peoples.......

So far Ian & Melanie Still, two relatives of Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, the founder of osteopathy have sent NAO president, Dr. Shawn Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, PhD kind words! We are grateful that words of what Dr. Pourgol does for osteopathy has reached the......

I founded National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada) 12 years ago this month. NAO changed my life as it introduced me to the profession of teaching. From a small school it went to become the largest school of manual osteopathy in the world with alumni in......

  My National Academy of Osteopathy student Gina Faubert sent me this beautiful gift basket of Italian goodies! I am grateful for this show of love. God bless you Gina. You brought joy to my heart and food to my tummy! Dr. Shawn Pourgol, MBA,......

We wish to congratulate National Academy of Osteopathy student, Dr. Ann Shivas, PhD, MT, DOMP for publishing her first book, now on sale on Amazon. Dr Shivas is an ex member of the Canada’s National Soccer Team. She currently lives in New Zealand but continues......

We have many Ukrainians as students, including manual osteopath, Kateryna Derun, a Ukrainian Olympic Athlete who just graduated from the diploma in osteopathic manual practice (DOMP) program of National Academy of Osteopathy. We pray for all our students, their loved ones and all affected individuals......

National Academy of Osteopathy DOMP graduates who have a degree in naprapathy can now bill Canadian extended health plan insurers for manual osteopathy as well as naturotherapy if they are a member of the Quebec based national association, the Canadian Alliance of Alternative Medicine (ACMA).......

Congratulations to National Academy of Osteopathy student, Jaime Evans for receiving the 2021 Newfoundland and Labrador’s Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. National Academy of Osteopathy graduates successful manual osteopaths because our students receive over 250 business management lectures by......

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 – Asociación de Osteopatía de Panamá 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 Saldaña (an osteopathy student) has been hired as the registrar for the newly formed Asociación de Osteopatía de Panamá – 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 – Osteopathy 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......