RITMA Osteopaths Association

RITMA Osteopaths Association

RITMA Osteopaths Association is open to all graduates, who work in the field of Osteopathy within the province of Quebec.

If you graduated in osteopathy, RITMA Osteopath Association offers you the opportunity to become a member.

Definition of Osteopathy

Osteopathic treatment are aimed at restoring and preserving the balance between structure and function within the different systems of the human body.

This specialty is defined by its global approach, which allows for an evaluation of the mechanical and functional systems as well as posture.  Osteopathic treatments involve specific manual maneuvers based on the results of this assessment.

Because Osteopathy addresses the functional pathologies, it utilizes and recognizes the need for a medical evaluation to establish the eventual organisms of the existing pathology.

RITMA requires that the applicant possess an equivalence diploma or have successfully completed a training in osteopathic studies.


RITMA association encourages continuing education for its members, who may benefit from industry improvements and new skills or techniques, in order to remain at the top of their profession.  Keep in mind that every additional class or course taken in any alternative medicine discipline may be considered when calculating your total number of hours for continuing education.   

Important Osteopathy

  Accreditation Requirements for Osteopaths

RITMA Osteopath Association, like the other RITMA Associations, has its own code of ethics and regulations that members are required to comply under penalty of expulsion.

  Code of ethics for RITMA Association

As a professional association representing practitioners of several alternative and complementary medicines, RITMA association requires that all its members hold an Errors and Omissions insurance. For the respect of our members, we want them to be well protected.