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Dustin Cox, D.P.T.


Dustin Cox, DPT, PT, LSVT, CLT is an Instructor of Biology at Evangel University. Dr. Cox is a licensed physical therapist with advanced certification in therapeutic treatment for Parkinson’s and lymphedema. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Evangel University and his clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Southwest Baptist University and began practicing clinically in 2011. Dr. Cox is a currently attending Northern Illinois University to earn is research doctorate. Currently Dr. Cox is enrolled in the Ph.D. in Health Science program in order to increase his skill set in clinical research. Dr. Cox has practiced in a variety of settings since starting practice in 2011 and specializes in geriatrics. His clinical focus includes maximizing quality of life and function, pain and lymphedema management, increasing balance and motor coordination, and decreasing bradykinetic movement. Dr. Cox brings rich perspective in the areas of biomechanics and environmental modification, biological concepts, neurological concepts, and maintaining highest level of occupational performance throughout the aging process.

Dr. Cox’s research focuses on pain management and health care programming.

His community service interests include active participation in a variety of outdoor sports for charitable organizations and he has organized student participation in these events. Dr. Cox works with TrailSpring in Southwest Missouri. Dr. Cox also volunteers at a local pediatric clinic called Dynamics Strides Therapy. Dr. Cox also volunteers at his local church with an emphasis in the youth group.

Professional Memberships & Noteworthy Community Involvement
AOTA member
MOTA member