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Greetings and welcome to the home of the General Osteopathic Council of Ontario; we hope you enjoy your visit!!

Osteopathy was founded by
Dr. Andrew Taylor Still
(1828 – 1917).

The modern science of Osteopathic Manual Practice has earned a reputation throughout the world as an alternative to Chiropractic care.


GOCO Mandate

GOCO's mandate is to register qualified and competent professionals who practice Osteopathic Manual Practice within the Province of Ontario and to promote public awareness of the effective delivery of Osteopathic care as an alternative in health recovery.

The GOCO is working in partnership with other local Osteopathic Associations to tackle the problem of Insurance Fraud Prevention, Insurance Billing issues, ongoing Professional Development, and Discipline for unprofessional and dangerous conduct.

As a not-for-profit corporation, GOCO strives to promote public awareness and the effective delivery of general osteopathic care. Through print media and this website, the GOCO strives to provide its members and the general public useful information on Osteopathic Manual Practice.

The GOCO provides the public, a listing of qualified practitioners who uphold the Code of Professional Practice and Conduct expected of it's members.

We hope the information provided is useful, however, please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions or comments.