David Axman, DC, CCSP, is a graduate of Life Chiropractic University in Marietta Ga. In addition to his rigorous chiropractic education, Dr. Axman has an advanced graduate degree as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician from New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Axman completed 2 years of additional training and is certified in Acupuncture. His continuing education has included such varied topics as: treatment and prevention of Osteoporosis, specialized treatment for Senior citizens, low force (gentle) techniques that include Activator and SOT. He has been an instructor of nutrition and a guest lecturer at Hamden Adult education and Manchester Community College. Some of his published articles include” Lowering Workers Compensation Injuries, Effective Treatment for Low Back Pain, and Reducing Carpal Tunnel Injuries”. In an effort to better serve his patients who has sustained auto injuries Dr. Axman has also completed an advanced course in auto injury management.
Dr. Axman has studied under chiropractic visionaries including Dr. James Cox, Dr. Herbert Anderson and Dr. Philip Santiago. Dr. Cox created a technique that bears his name, The Cox distraction technique, which is successful in the care of lower back conditions, particularly lumbar disc herniation and sciatica. Dr Anderson was instrumental in the development and implementation of nutrition therapy and kinesiology. Dr. Santiago, a leader in sports medicine, was the team physician for the 1994 Olympic “dream team”.
Dr. Axman and his wife Shari are residents of Hamden. They are the proud parents of two teenagers and joyful owners of their rescued lab, Ollie. They are both active members of Congregation Mishkan Israel in Hamden. Dr. Axman is the recipient of the “40 under 40” award from New Haven Business Magazine for his community and charity work. He volunteers for the Special Olympics and the Nutmeg State Games Medical Team, and has assisted The Make a Wish Foundation, Hamden Food Bank, Toys for Tots, Hurricane Katrina Relief and Abraham’s Tent. He is an enthusiastic lacrosse fan who spends his free time with his family, but on occasion has been found working out in the gym, skiing, taking awful photographs or his new hobby, mountain biking.
Couldn't be happier about being treated by Doctor Axman. Fran (office manager) is friendly and worked with my insurance company.
Dr. Axman adjusted my back and gave me new daily exercises. I have not had any serious back pain in over 4 years and I am able to have a very active life including basketball and golf! He is also very easy to talk to! Thank you!
They are an Excellent team. If you are in need of a kind , reliable, professional team. Give them a call .
He was very knowledgeable, thorough and kind. My neck improved and I am on maintenance now. The office staff is friendly and accommodating. Overall an excellent experience.
The office staff make me feel welcome and right at home! He is simply the best and I wouldn’t think of going anywhere else!
My aches and pains are down to a minimal since he started treating me. I would recommend him to everybody. He also has a great staff. Easy to talk to and great to work with.