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Thompson Technique

Mandarino Chiropractic • Dr. Frank J. Mandarino


Thompson Technique

We offer the Thompson Technique here at Mandarino Chiropractic. The Thompson Technique is one of the most popular methods of spinal manipulation. Using a specially-designed "segmental drop table" that augments the force being imparted to the joint or segment being adjusted. It takes advantage of the natural design of spinal joints to help move misaligned segments in a direction that will most improve the motion of that segment in relation to the segment above and below the one being adjusted.

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How It Works

The patient reclines on the specialized table, which is set to their weight. With the patient's head supported, the chiropractor applies a high speed thrust, using minimal force. The pneumatically-driven table then “drops” slightly to lower the section corresponding to the spinal region being adjusted. This facilitates the adjustment and carries the joint through its normal range of motion, allowing full correction of the segment while applying less torque and force than would be needed without the special drop-table.

Benefits of the Thompson Technique

Some of the benefits of the Thompson Technique include:

  • Improved posture

  • Improved strength

  • Improved flexibility

  • Improved performance

  • Greater resistance to injury in adjusted area

  • Improved ability to sleep and relax

  • Reduces aches and pains

  • Increased tolerance to stress

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Book Your Next Visit with Us!

Schedule an appointment with us today! We also offer convenient day and evening appointments during the week. Give us a call and our helpful team will schedule your appointment for optimal health and wellness!

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