Meet Our Chiropractor - Dr.Joseph Hans D.C.
Known as “Dr. Joe” by his colleagues, patients and friends, Dr. Joe has dedicated his life to helping others live a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Joe Hans is originally from Columbus, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from the State University of New York at Cortland. After receiving his teaching degree in Physical Education, he moved to Atlanta and worked in various schools throughout the Atlanta area as a substitute teacher and personal trainer. He later went back to school to receive his D.C. (doctor of chiropractic) degree from Life University in Marietta, Georgia.
He had always been involved in athletics and knew that he wanted a career path in health and fitness. While in high school he began bodybuilding to improve his athletic performance in football and wrestling. When he was 19 years old he placed 3rd in the “Teenage Mr. America”. Throughout the years Dr. Hans has won or placed in more than 25 bodybuilding shows throughout the country including the NPC, Florida Bodybuilding Championships, Mr. Eastern America, Overall winner of The New York State Gold Cup and overall winner of NGA (National Gym Association) which earning him a national championship in 1985.
While attending Life University, Dr. Hans ran his own personal training business. He had great results with people who were healthy but wanted to help other people with a wide range of health issues. His combined education and experience as a competitive bodybuilder and personal trainer throughout the years, makes him an expert in treating musculoskeletal injuries. Since 1999 he has helped literally thousands of people in the metro Atlanta area who have suffered acute and chronic pain.
As an active Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Hans is a member of several local, state and national organizations within the chiropractic profession. He is a member of the Georgia Chiropractic Association, The American Chiropractic Association and a member of "The Foundation for Wellness Professionals", a non-profit organization made up of healthcare professionals who devote their time as motivational and keynote speakers, performs Wellness Days, blood pressure checks, spinal screenings and delivers educational workshops at no charge on health-related topics.
Dr. Hans and his bilingual staff specialize in the treatment of soft tissue injuries that are the direct result of motor vehicle accidents and sports related injuries. Duluth Injury & Rehab has a strong passion for helping others achieve their goals and are committed to maintaining your health with preventative care, assuring patients with proper alignment, range of motion, strength, normal spinal function, and overall better health. We take an integrative approach to giving you the best care available. Dr. Hans works with many local medical doctors to ensure that you receive the best care possible for your condition.
Dr. Hans is also available for public speaking engagements. He does this free of charge as a community service. He has a variety of wellness workshops, to choose from. You can call Dr. Hans for more information on when and where these workshops are available. If you'd like Dr. Hans to speak to your group, please contact his office directly.