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Dr. Joel Nelson of Atlas Total Health Chiro in Ft. Oglethorpe, GA

Dr. Joel Nelson

Dr. Joel Nelson was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. He studied Pre-Med at Niagara University. Prior to starting his doctoral program, Dr. Nelson was a Research Scientist at the University at Buffalo and University of Utah where he performed research pertaining to autoimmune disorders and anti-inflammatory mediators.

He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at D’Youville University. His education included clinical rotations at Erie County Medical Center, University at Buffalo Neurosurgery, and Spine and Sports Care of Niagara.

Dr. Nelson has spent his time in private practice alleviating pain and improving activities of daily living for his patients. His experience in treating pre- and post-surgical patients, athletes, pregnancy care, pediatrics, geriatrics, and work/auto injuries allows him to quickly diagnose and effectively treat many conditions. Dr. Nelson’s technique involves a combination of diversified style chiropractic adjustments, muscle release techniques, electric muscle stimulation, activator method, drop table technique, and flexion/distraction.

In his free time Dr. Nelson likes to spend time with his wife and Irish doodle exploring everything that Chattanooga has to offer!