3562 Ridge Park Dr., Suite D-1, Fairlawn, OH 44333

The Thompson Technique

Chiropractic & Physical Medicine in Akron, Ohio

The Thompson Technique

The Thompson Technique, developed by Dr. J. Clay Thompson, has evolved into a system of analysis and a way of adjusting the full spine.

The combination produces precise adjustments and high levels of patient comfort.


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A System of Analysis

Early chiropractors noticed that vertebral subluxations would produce the appearance of a short or contracted leg.

Using a protocol of comparing leg lengths while the patient turns their head, helps determine whether the subluxation is in the upper, middle or lower back.

After gently lowering you to a prone position, individual drop pieces give way, reducing the amount of energy needed to adjust your spine.


Terminal Point Table

What patients often notice first is our segmental “drop” table. After stepping onto the platform, the table gently lowers you into a horizontal position. This helps preserve any leg length inequality.

Individual cushions or “drop pieces” along the table surface, support each area of your spine until delivering the thrust. As a result, each drop-piece gently gives way, reducing the amount of energy needed to move a specific spinal segment.


Popular and Patented

This approach is so unique that Dr. Thompson was granted a patent in 1955. Since then, because of its precision and patient results, it is a technique used around the world.


Contact us today for a consultation to see if you are a candidate for this treatment!


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