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Dr. Nageena Akhtar at work

About me, Nageena Akhtar

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Who is Dr Nageena Akhtar?

When Dr Nageena was just 11 years of age she had her first experience of the Chiropractic profession.
This initial exposure to the miracle of Chiropractic occurred when she witnessed her mother’s 25-year-history of weekly migraines resolve after adjustments to her neck.
Dr. Nageena started dedicating her life to acquiring that ‘magic in her hands’ she immediately began reading biology and human anatomy books in order to acquire these skills.

Dr Nageena discovered that specialist training, and a Masters level education, was the minimum requirement to become a qualified Doctor of Chiropractic.
Ever determined, she continued her studies and earned an unconditional offer to the prestigious Anglo European College of Chiropractic (AECC), UK.
Dr Nageena excelled in her education and graduated in 2006 with awards of ‘Best All-round Student’, along with the honorable ‘Students’ Student Award’.

During her University training Dr Nageena was an Academic Liaison Officer for the Student Union, this enabled her to ensure the highest level of education was delivered and maintained.
She also was selected for the role of Head Delegate for the World Congress of Chiropractic Students (WCCS) where she represented the AECC in RMIT, Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. Nageena excelled in her education and graduated in 2006 from AECC with awards of ‘Best All-round Student’, along with the honorable ‘Students’ Student Award.
She was selected for the role of Head Delegate for the World Congress of Chiropractic Students (WCCS) where she represented the AECC in RMIT Melbourne, Australia.
She achieved her Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Proficiency in 2007.

Dr. Nageena has taken great pleasure in providing chiropractic care to all ages, including babies and children in her own practices in the UK and since 2017 in the UAE.
Her special interest being in neuro-developmental delays and neuro-behavioural disorders.

It was through her personal experiences with her firstborn son, being diagnosed as autistic and non-verbal, and untimely deaths of her two babies in 2011 and 2016, to neurometabolic disease, that she developed a deep passion for helping all children, especially those with neurobehavioral, learning difficulties as well as neurodevelopmental delays.
Dr. Nageena has successfully become the first cohort to become certified in the Melillo Method TM in 2020, she has helped and continues to help many children in clinical practice.
She has rigorously and continues to study to aid her practice and care of patients.

Dr. Nageena has been a member of the Emirates Chiropractic Association (ECA) board since 2019 as Secretary, she has been integral in helping improve professional relationship with Health Authorities through her work with DHA Health Committee.

In her new elected role in January 2021, as President of the ECA she is keen to help promote Chiropractic in the UAE and surrounding regions with an approach of integrative and collaborative healthcare.
She is enthusiastic about developing strong working relationships within the Healthcare system and furthering the access to Chiropractic services together with her talented Executive Board.

The only thing that interferes with my learning, is my education

Albert Einstein

Nageena Akhtar, my education

2001

2001 - 2006 Master of Chiropractic

2004

Academic Liason Officer 2004, SU

2006

International Chiropractic Officer 2006. SU

2006

All round Best student Award 2006

2006

Students Student Award 2006

2007

2006-2007 PgC in Clinical Proficiency

Dr. Nageena's interests

Neurology

Nageena is highly interested in Functional Neurology

Medicine

Medicine is a broad term, Nageena likes Functional Medicine

Diet

A word many will hate, although Nageena is focused on Nutrition-Gaps diets

Neurodevelopment

Neuro developmentally challenged children Specifically, how to help heal the child, whilst embracing them fully.

Autism

Nageena has done many research about Autism.