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Joseph Kong

Joseph Kong

Chiropractor

I first began my chiropractic journey when I joined the military service in South Korea. My time serving in the air force was an invaluable and life changing experience for me where I found inspiration to dedicate myself into a career where I could aid others.

Following the completion of my army service I had the opportunity to travel to the UK. Whilst travelling, I was recommended by a relative to seek treatment at the AECC clinic for a bad shoulder I was suffering with. My treatment and first hand encounter of chiropractic at the AECC clinic was an eye opening experience.

After my successful treatment I returned back to Korea but chiropractic had already by then left a strong impression within me, which I could never forget.

After much discussion and consideration I decided to quit my course in electronic engineering and took a leap across the world, returning to the UK in hopes of becoming a chiropractor.

It was not an easy beginning, as I came speaking little to no English at all at that time and had to start out with intensive classes at a language school for 2 ½ years.

Following that I went on to complete an adult access course before finally enrolling into the AECC to begin my chiropractic degree. I’ve also had the unique opportunity of studying in both of the UK’s leading chiropractic institutions. After 3 years I successfully graduated with a first class degree and went on to complete my masters and internship at WIOC.

Now newly graduated I look forward to embark on a new chapter of my chiropractic journey together with the team here at Dixon Health Chiropractic Clinic.

One of my life mottos is ‘prevention is always better than cure’ and I hope to instill that into the way I practice.

During my free time I enjoy working out at the gym, particularly focusing on functional exercises, which aims at correcting posture, muscle imbalance and prevention of future injuries.

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