Dr. Steve Thaxton is a graduate of Abilene Christian University
and Parker College of Chiropractic, where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He also performed post-graduate studies in acupuncture, kinesiology, and rehabilitation, and is a Board Certified Acupuncturist, Rehabilitation Specialist, and Brimhall certified.
Dr. Thaxton began his career early "on the road" as the personal chiropractor and fitness consultant for the rock band "Guns-N-Roses" for their 2 1/2 year world tour. He has also been Jon Bon Jovi's personal chiropractor and fitness consultant for the past 2+ decades, including 10+ world tours.
Dr. Thaxton is an athlete at heart, with several honors which include still holding the state pole vaulting title in W.V. and AAA first team All State football team selection. Qualifying for the the United States Olympic trials in both 1984 and 1988, he was the 1986 National Pole Vaulting Champion and still holds the Marshall University stadium record for the Pole Vault at 18'1".
He holds titles in mountain bike racing in WV as well as being nationally ranked 2nd place in 2004, and top ten finishes in 2005 and 2006 at the World Masters Mountain Biking Championships.
His current hobby is playing in the mud...no seriously...Dr. Thaxton has "turned the throttle" finding a lost love for cross country racing, and is the reigning 2009, 2010, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 GNCC National Champion along with being a class champion of the local racing series. On a World Wide stage he has competed twice at the hardest race in the world, Erzberg Rodeo, in Austria finishing 228th out of 2000+ riders impressing the spectators and pros both from all over the world. The Machete Hard Enduro was held in the Dominican Republic in April 2019, where he finished 40th overall in a field of racers from all over the world.
At World Wide Chiropractic and Sports Medicine, we treat even the smallest members of the family! From infancy to seniors, we're here for examination, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing wellness for your entire family.
Not feeling well or just need an annual exam? We do it all! We also perform sports physicals and referrals for injuries. Whether you're sick or only need some routine maintenance, we're here for you!
Dr. Thaxton has been licensed and practicing acupuncture since 1990.
Dr. Thaxton has been a rehabilitation specialist and certified since 1999.