Protecting the Public

The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario is one of 26 health regulatory colleges in Ontario. Regulatory Colleges were established by the government to protect the rights of patients and ensure safe, effective and ethical care.

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Make A Complaint

If you have concerns about a physiotherapist, you can make a complaint with the College.

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Find A Physiotherapist

The Public Register provides information about every registered physiotherapist in Ontario.

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Patient and Caregiver Help Team

Contact us if you have questions about your treatment, access to care, and physiotherapy.
1-800-583-5885 ext. 241

Funding for Therapy or Counselling

Individuals who have been sexually abused by a physiotherapist can apply for funding for therapy and/or counselling to the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. 

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Useful Links for Patients


  • When to go see a physiotherapist?
  • What to expect at physiotherapy?

Your rights as a patient

  • What are my rights as a patient?
  • What can I do if I believe my rights have been violated? 

Get Involved with Regulation

  • How can I get involved with regulation?
  • What is the Citizen Advisory Group?

Helpful Patient Resources

  • What resources are available to patients?
  • How can I access useful resources?

Information for Patients about Physiotherapists in Ontario


  • How can I report a physiotherapist for sexual abuse?
  • More about funding for therapy or counselling

Unregulated practitioners

  • List of physiotherapists who are unregulated, suspended, or revoked and cannot practice physiotherapy

Upcoming and Past Hearings

  • Results of past Discipline Hearings held by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Upcoming Discipline Hearings dates at the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Questions to Ask Your PT

  • When visiting a physiotherapist for the first time, be informed and make good decisions about your health.

Contact the College

Can’t find the information that you’re looking for? Speak with the Patient and Caregiver Help Team. Advice is free, confidential and available to patients and caregivers.

Call 647-484-8800 or 1-800-583-5885 ext. 241

Contact the Patient and Caregiver Help Team

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