Welcome to the OCA

We offer our members services, programs and resources to enhance their patient care, expand their clinical expertise and build a thriving practice.

On behalf of our members, we promote the chiropractic profession and advance the integration with Ontario’s broader health eco-system with health policies, as well as collaborative programs. We also support important research directly and through collaboration with Ontario’s leading chiropractic research entities.

Enhancing Patient Care and Your Clinical Expertise

Promoting the Profession and Keeping You Informed

  • Advertising, including advertorials in the Globe and Mail, as well as digital advertising across Ontario where members work and live
  • Major campaigns in support of scope enhancement
  • Weekly email bulletin to update you on news about your profession, media coverage, OCA Advance CE webinars/workshops and OCA initiatives to support your practice
  • OCA awards and awards galas to celebrate chiropractic leaders across Ontario at annual events held in regions across Ontario

Building and Running Your Thriving Business

  • Liability insurance coverage to protect you, through a joint membership with the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association (CCPA), which is included in your Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) membership and OCA membership fees
  • Classified ad listings (marketplace) for you to post free-of-charge on our website. Includes postings for jobs (locum, associates and other roles), practices, equipment and more
  • Your free web page (microsite) on our Chiropractor locator to help you boost your profile to potential patients with your photo, logo and practice details
  • Online business resources for managing your practice, which include information and tools to support your practice’s finance, legal, human resources and marketing needs, among others
  • Affinity (Advantage) Partners Program to help you save money, build your practice and enhance your knowledge – Includes discounted services for: legal advice, finance, insurance, marketing (including website development), IT solutions, transportation and leisure activities

Ongoing Professional Development and Continuing Education (CE)

  • Free access to OCA Advance – our Continuing Education (CE) offering includes:
  • Research to keep you informed about OCA-sponsored initiatives, collaborations with the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF), Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI), researchers at universities and others that advance our profession
  • Mentorship Program offers one-to-one mentoring relationships with experienced practitioners, who share their professional knowledge and career insights with mentees
  • Volunteer Programs – from the Chiropractic Student Volunteer Program to the Advocacy Volunteer Program – help members expand their network, hone new skills and raise the profile of chiropractic care
  • Specialized programs for students and new gradsfrom speed-mentoring to practice opportunities conferences to help emerging chiropractors Jumpstart their careers
  • Thrive professional development conferences with experts from Ontario and beyond

Advocacy, Health Policy and Programs