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Dr P is outgoing and his staff makes sure you are a family member. Academic integrity while maintaining a sense of ease for students who need a little help to perfect it as a practitioner of excellence. Highly recommend.

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Love the school. The program is wonderful. Definitely prepares grads well to start a practice. Teachers are wonderful. Happy to answer any questions and help when needed!!

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Dear Professors,I would like to thank all of you for your efforts of teaching National Academy of Osteopathy students.NAO is the best osteopathic school.Thank you again.Sincerely,Oleg Bagrin, MD (Romania), DOMPNAO graduate (2015) Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

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Hi Dr. Pourgol,Just to drop you a note hello. The resilience of the human body still seizes to amaze me after practicing manual osteopathy now for several years. I registered my very first 100 year old patient this weekend. Superseding another current female elderly patient who is 90 years old.Mrs. Dela Cruz was born in November 30, 1914. She was brought to the clinic by her daughters hoping that I would be able to assist and perhaps relieve her of pains stemming from an arthritic shoulder joint. Mrs. Dela Cruz very calmly and quietly allowed me to complete the shoulder techniques, often giving me a slight glimpse of attention with her nearly perfect vision (she doesn't use reading glasses). At the end of the treatment, she softly but sternly said two words "feels good" - music to a manual osteopaths' ears.Hope you are keeping well.Best regards,Jay

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Dear Dr Shahin Pourgol,I wanted to personally thank you and your staff at National Academy of Osteopathy as I thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice DO(MP) program.The professors who taught were very informative and I found it quite easy to contact them if I had any questions related to a specific topic.Can’t wait to receive my diploma in the mail and hang it on the wall at my office!Thanks again,Sincerely,Janet OgdenDiploma in Osteopathic Manual PracticeRegistered Massage TherapistEdmonton, Alberta

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Be sure you do your research before contacting this school.

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NAO's professors are all brilliant in what they teach.Dr. Shahin Pourgol, Amir Kazemi, Dr. Amir Ghafari, Abazar Habibinia, Darren Wigginton, Pamela Crosson-FournierI learned a lot from them and I loved my experience in NAO.I met many students from all over Canada and U.S. in the campus with many different academic backgrounds, all sharing their knowledge and helping one another. Chiropractors, Medical Doctors, Massage Therapists, Kinesiologists, Yoga teachers, Acupuncturists, Professional Athletes, Nutritionists, Naturopathic Doctors, Psychologists, Rolfers, Fitness Instructors and many more.NAO has the most complete, practical and diverse curriculum. From Joint Mobilization, Muscle Energy Techniques to Visceral and CaranioSacral, Soft Tissue Therapy, Nutrition, Therapeutic Exercises and Orthopedic Tests to the best information in Clinical management and Marketing.It is a great opportunity to learn so much in an intensive and...

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NAO Rocks!Karin Lodge, DOMPNational Academy of Osteopathy GraduateAustria

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I am pleased to inform that the 'quality training' of this prestigious Academy has shown to be very fruitful. I had an interview, the owner was amazed by the techniques- I gave him a treatment session of the wonderful osteopathic techniques - and I received an offer to work two days a week, as a start. More shifts will be added to my schedule in the health clinic after I get to know the team more and become familiar with the workplace. (I am replacing a manual osteopath who used to work in clinic for years).I am thankful for the expert teachings which always stemmed from wisdom. Hussein Eid, MD, DOMPNational Academy of Osteopathy Class of Sept 2013Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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My name is Darren Weatherbie. I am enrolled in the online DOMP (diploma in osteopathic manual practice) program of National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada). NAO's ethics and clinical (business) management lectures are worth their weight in gold. My favorite of all business lectures are the ones teaching about life lessons applied professionally and personally.

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Dear NAOI want to say thank you for a fantastic course..............I have worked as a massage therapist for 6 years and I love my job but I felt more and more I was missing something in the treatments and I wanted to do more...............Osteopathy is a fantastic profession, gentle but very effective. It is a perfect match to massage therapy and the two makes the perfect couple. I love my job and look forward to going to work every day. I feel so privileged to be able to do this every day. Being able to help people live pain free lives is so rewarding and a true inspiration every single day.Dr Pourgol have been such an inspiration and I have learned so much that will absolutely make me a better therapist and better in business . Dr Habibinia is a fantastic teacher and I have looked forward to his lectures every day and thanks to Luary who has helped me so much and been so patient. I am looking forward to seeing you all in June so I can thank you all in person..............Thank you.Wenche Lian, DOMP, DIOEBNAO Class of September 2013

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My name is Darren Weatherbie. I am enrolled in the online DOMP program . NAO’s Ethics and Clinical (Business) management lectures are worth their weight in gold. My favourite of all lectures are the ones about life lessons applied professionally and personally.

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Couldn't find a job after finishing high school. Found NAO by chance then talked to some graduates and found out great job prospects out there for osteopaths. NAO offered me hope and new life.NAO PLUS:lots of lots of techniques!!!!great teachersbusiness lectures were awesome!!!!! (#1 reason why I studied at NAO)friendly staffbeautiful campus great locationpractical useful lessons, stuff i can use in my cliniceasy to understand anatomy lessonsProfessor Habibinia orthopedic lectures Professor Jorge visceral manipulation lectures Ontario Hospital Association seminar discountsScholarships low tuition, less tha ten grandquick, domp is 1 yearMINUS:audios of a couple of videos have some noise some teachers speak too fastneed more strain/counterstrain techniquestoo many ethics lectures

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Where do I start!? I graduated form NAO believing all what Dr Pourgol have said during the program, I thought this is good! but after finishing, only to find out that not all associations accepts NAO, they dont tell you that during the program, we were actually told that NAO is recognized by Associations that accepts all major insurance, that is not true!!. Even OOAMA, which they are pushing to their students to be a member of, insurance companies does not recognize them specially Great West Life, I have called GWL and asked why OOAMA is not recognized, and they said its not them, its the amount of education that is NAO provide to their students. The video lectures and techniques are more in general, it doesnt really say what techniques works for a specific conditions, I am a Physiotherapist so for me those techniques are helpful as an add ons techniques to Physio techniques,but for lots of students who doesn't have a medical background they are lost! And if you ask them for...

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I've wanted to review the NAO for some time. I am a graduate of the DOMP program, and will be as honest as I can. I did my research when choosing a school. I talked to NAO grads, CCO, CAO, and Southern Ontario College of Osteopathy (SOCO) grads, as well as students within the programs.I had considered factors such as length of program, reputation of program, cost, and associations available to grads. What I found is the OOA and COA were primarily only for grads of CCO and CAO, and they too require a $2000 registration fee for their association, in addition to the $9000/year (4 or 5 years). The reputation in the field is quite positive, but for a long time they were the only school around. Talking to some students, the concerns mentioned include too much focus on theory, a push around what were described as "moral" philosophies, and a high turn over of profs. SOCO, quite honestly was the school I was leaning towards. Grads and students loved...

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One of my BEST decisions to transfer to National Academy of Osteopathy after a year of studying at another osteo college. Don't get me wrong. Had a great year there however tuition was too high and got too much of theoretical education there. Too much philosophy. NAO on the other hand focuses on scientific techniques. The marketing lectures are something different that wasn't covered at all by the other college. Know personally some classmates who transferred to this school, and for good reasons. I had no problem with insurance coverage. I'm a member of Ontario Osteopathic & Alternative Medicine Association which is the 2nd oldest osteopathy association in Ontario. And almost all insurers accept it. I heard that another association recently accepts NAO graduates (Ontario Association of Osteopathic Practitioners). OAOP gets coverage by Industrial Alliance, Desjardin, and a few other big name companies out there. Call a few NAO graduates and check them out yourself.

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I was researching osteopathy schools in Ontario. I was told by some graduates that the school is not accepted by insurance companies. They told me their claims for their patients have been rejected. Also they tell you that their program costs $5000. However there is no mention anywhere on their website that tells you that you are required to pay a one time $2000 fee for their useless board exam which is not recognized. They surprise you with this $2000 when you do your practical.Do waste your money with this school as there are other legitimate schools out there. The address for their board is just a UPS mailbox located at 10-8707 Dufferin Street, Suite 410 Thornhill, Ontario, L4J 0A6http://www.cmoeb.org/contact_us.html

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NAO is only good for an introductory purposes and not to be a practitioner. There is many flaws to this schools system and studies syllabuses. Maybe as time passes by they will buck up the syllabus etc. Graduates that has a background of health and fitness already can use this osteopathy techniques to add on to what they are currently doing, if not it is not a school to learn scientific based studies where assessments are learnt and strong clinical reasoning and anatomy etc are not taught by the lecturers. Its all a matter of what you can take out from a course or a school study that matters, but in this case i would say for four months, you can learn how to mobilize and manipulate without the sciences. SO for those who are thinking of SIGNING UP with NAO take this into consideration as there are many other schools which offers a more comprehensive approach to the studies. GOOD LUCK.

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First of all check the athletic therapy association in ontario, numms which is a school run by pourgoul is not accredited by them which if you took the fake online program you cant practice athletic therapy in canada. Also national academy osteopathy email didnt even work, and it is only 8 months long which is very fishy compared to other schools that are recognied by OAO (ontario association of osteopathy) which is 4 to 5 yeara long. OAO is a organization that is highly known in ontario therefore dont waste your time with NAO. Go to OAO and look for 2 schools that are recognized.

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We made it! College of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners of Ontario (COMPO) accepted National Academy of Osteopathy and National University of Medical Sciences as osteopathic schools that offer osteopathic education which satisfy the benchmark of education set up by the World Health Organization (WHO) organization. Time to celebrate!

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Prime Minster of Canada; Honorable Stephen Harper has been kind enough to mail us a card to wish a Happy Holidays to National Academy of Osteopathy students, staff & faculty for the 2013 Christmas & holidays.

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National Academy of Osteopathy has become the first and only osteopathic college in Ontario (Canada) to be accepted as an affiliate member of the Ontario Hospital Association. This is such a great news as it elevates the profession of manual osteopathy in Canada to a higher level and helps in getting manual osteopathy regulated in Ontario.

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The course was well organized and easy to follow. Studying at my own pace was excellent. The practical was well taught and highly valuable. The expanded opportunities will be a good challenge.. As a Chiropractor I find these procedures as effective with no possibility of after effects. More Chiropractors should get on board.Ross Andersen DC, ND,DO(MP)

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The National Academy of Osteopathy (NAO) is run by Dr. Shahin Pourgol who had been charged with 16 allegations by the College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO) and was disciplined with penalty after Dr Pourgol signed the Agreed Statement of Facts. Among the serious allegations which Dr. Pourgol later admitted is perjury,falsifying his names and other documents to obtain auto insurance settlements. Please,please be very weary if you ever consider to enroll in NAO. The affidavit can be read at: http://www.cco.on.ca/site_documents/Pourgol.pdfThere are also unsubstantiated Scam Allegations against Dr. Pourgol's NAO on the Internet. I do not know Dr. Pourgol and I have no interest in this field. This information has come up to my attention when searching the Internet at my wife's request because she was interested in more info about enrolling in NAO.

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June 22nd is the World Osteopathy Day. To celebrate this wonderful day, National University of Medical Sciences (www.numss.com) and National Academy of Osteopathy (www.nationalacademyofosteopathy.com) are offering $1,340,000 in scholarships to 200 students worldwide to study osteopathy. NAO offers a diploma program in osteopathy and NUMSS offers 8 degree programs (BSc, MA, MSc, PhD & DO) in osteopathy.Our goal is to expand osteopathy to every corner of the world so patients everywhere could have access to this amazing healthcare. I would appreciate if you could share the news about these scholarships with friends. Thank You.Dr Shahin PourgolPresidentNational University of Medical Scienceswww.pourgol.com

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Tam was an arrogant, uncompassionate discriminatory chiropractor and I would not recommend him to anyone.  He did not listen to me as a client when I explained stretching exercises alone did not work because I was doing them for 6 months.  He also used lame excuses as opposed to fixing the actual problem.  He told me my ankle would never fully heal because I sprained it 20 years ago in high school, and I was tall so it put more strain on the area.  The worst part is his bedside manner.  He knew I was weary about going to new practitioners and just started working on my glutes without warning me or asking permission and I'm a female client.  He also talked down to me, was arrogant and wouldn't even email my diagnosis to me directly.  He would send it to my RMT but not share the info with me directly so I did not know what was going on.  Also, his communication skills were poor, because he wasn't explaining the issue in layman's terms which I'm more than capable of understanding.  I have been to other chiros who explain things clearly to me.  In terms of treatment and modalities he is lacking and not thorough.  I had to ask for a neck adjustment, his soft tissue work was ineffective and he doesn't use laser therapy which is an effective treatment method.  I found another chiro who is amazing, and he is the complete opposite of Tam Pham.

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Excellent response time and professionalism in dealings!

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I always feel better leaving Atlas Chiropractic! Dr. Angus keeps my aging body out of trouble’s way and I appreciate how she listens to my concerns and addresses them immediately. She is a huge part of my self-care program. Office Manager Erica is a big part of the success of the clinic too. Always helping me navigate my changing schedule - she makes sure I’m able to maintain my monthly appointments.

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Great care! Never feels rushed. Dr Katherine always takes the time to figure out the best approach to each ache. I always leave feeling relaxed and refreshed. :) x 1000099

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I love this place and recommend it to anyone who is dealing with pain. I got into a car accident in February and the symptoms didn’t show up until June. I woke up one day completely immobilized and had to be rushed to the hospital on a stretcher. 6 intense sessions with this lovely lady Dr. KANGUS as I like to call her et voilà! I’m back on my feet again! I must however continue going for maintenance and to make sure my spine is always aligned and does its job. Again, I love this place if you’re in pain give them a call they will genuinely help you! Keep up the good work ladies!

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Friendly and effective. I'm happy to have found Atlas Chiropractic.

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Amazing Healer, great personal interaction, and fantastic energy in the clinic. Very pleased with the entire holistic approach, it's now my go to when required

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Excellent response time and professionalism in dealings!

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