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Peter Dixon

Every year the British Chiropractic Association holds its autumn conference in September, and this year it was at the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic (WIOC) at the University of South Wales.  It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and attend a series of interesting lectures.  This year there were lectures about ‘the patient’s Journey’.  It was great to hear really inspirational individuals discussing how they manage their patients to ensure that they get the best outcomes from Chiropractic care.  There are numerous ways to crack a nut, and hearing how others do it is very informative.  I have been practicing for[...]
Two and a half weeks in Malaysia and Cambodia over Christmas was brilliant, and thanks to Josh we knew the practice was in good hands. After recovering from the flight in Kuala Lumpur for a couple of days we had three days on the beach in Langkawi, which was very spoiling. Then back to KL for Christmas with my brother’s family and some other cousins, before flying to Cambodia on Boxing Day. We saw the sunrise over the temple at Ankor Wat and then set off on a 32 km cycle ride around the temple complex. The site is over 100[...]
It was June 1984 when I graduated as a fresh faced (see below!!) enthusiastic new Chiropractor.  There were only 140 of us in the UK then, and we were considered very ‘fringe’ as a profession.  Indeed many would question whether we were even a profession.  I started working for Michael Copland-Griffiths in Trowbridge, and he was then at the forefront of formalising and modernising the profession.  I remember the challenges and excitement of the campaign for the Chiropractors Act in the early 1990s, and following it’s enactment we had to build the institutions of a regulated profession; now we have[...]