Australian spine specialist, Dr. Joel Dixon shares a story of pain management treating a Vietnam Veteran for 20 years.
Graduating from RMIT School of Chiropractic in 1986, Dr Dixon has concentrated his professional development in spinal disc decompression therapies since becoming certified in Cox® Technic in 2000. He is the only Cox® certified instructor in Australia.
Cox® therapy is considered to be the “gold standard” used by thousands of Chiropractors around the world for the treatment of low back and leg pain, neck and arm pain, and other spinal pain conditions.
Cox® flexion distraction has more than 50 years of research, documentation, and proven outcomes for decompressing spinal nerves and treating low back pain. It’s a gentle, non-surgical, low-force procedure that helps the spine heal properly, and keeps it as pain free as possible.
Dr Dixon has successfully provided treatment for disc bulge and disc herniation, sciatica, spondylolisthesis and scoliosis, amongst other conditions. He has treated thousands of patients with varying degrees of spinal disc pathology requiring non-surgical, conservative treatment using the latest Cox® 8 decompression instruments from Michigan USA.
Dr Dixon has supported athletes from a range of organisations including Sydney Swans and NBL clubs, South Dragons and Gold Coast Blaze.
He also has had an extensive background in obstetrical spinal disorders and has been registered at two private hospitals providing in house spinal therapy.
Dr Dixon’s continuous professional development in both the USA and Australia enables him to bring the most up to date research, technology and techniques to every consultation enabling rapid symptom resolution and the return to full spinal function as quickly as possible.
Dr Dixon practices at Malvern Chiropractic Clinic and Melbourne Spine Clinic