Osteopathy has only recently become regulated in Portugal.
Osteopathy is a healthcare profession regulated by the Exercise of Professional Activities Application of Unconventional Therapies Act 71/2014 and by the Government Ordinance No.207-B/2014.
The title of Osteopath is protected by law.
Standards of osteopathic practice in Portugal are set, maintained and developed by the ACSS - Central Administration of Health System, the health professional statutory regulator.
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