Thompson Technique: ShoreLife Chiropractic & Wellness
Chiropractic care plays an important role in maintaining overall health. When you visit ShoreLife Chiropractic & Wellness, you are meeting with a healthcare professional who is trained in the art of safely adjusting the body. When manipulating the spine, a chiropractor shifts the vertebrae back into proper alignment, restoring comfortability to the patient. A trained chiropractor will use the Thompson Technique.
An Overview of the Thompson Technique
The Thompson Technique is performed by using a special tool called a Segmental Drop Table. This table is used to increase the amount of force that is being applied to the specific part of the spine that requires adjustment. Using this drop table, a portion of the table (such as the headpiece) will fall away just as the adjustment is delivered. This increases the amount of force provided, helping to shift vertebrae correctly. Because of the way the spinal joints face from front to back, it makes sense to use a drop table to increase the adjustment force. This increased force can make the difference in providing the proper adjustment that the patient requires and treating conditions such as low back pain, neck pain, whiplash, herniated discs, and more.
Come Visit a Trained Chiropractor Today
The Thompson Technique can be used to relieve pain. This is only one of the many tools that a trained doctor may use to help his or her patients. For more information, please swing by ShoreLife Chiropractic & Wellness located in Brick Township, NJ, today. Our chiropractors are highly trained to provide comprehensive healthcare to every patient who walks through our doors. We will take the time to listen to your concerns and create a treatment plan that is tailored to you. Call us today to make an appointment!