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Glen Thornton, Chiropractor  in Brandon
“At Thornton Chiropractic Center, we focus on the whole person for health and wellness. We treat spinal conditions ranging from headaches to sciatica, radiating pains in the arms or legs, extremity joint pains (shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, ankles), as well as injuries of the spine from auto accidents or sporting events. We counsel on nutrition, exercise and weight loss. We thoroughly evaluate every patient at the onset of care to include consultation, examination and x-rays of the involved areas. We give a detailed report of clinical findings and thoroughly explain those results to the patient.
(813) 279-6321
Brandon, Florida 33511
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Chiropractic in Brandon - is it right for me?
Brandon Chiropractors specialize in the interactions between our nerves, muscles and skeleton and their effects on our general health. They diagnose problems and use manual therapy, including joint adjustment and manipulation, to prevent and treat them.

Many people who seek Brandon chiropractic care do so for help with back pain, especially lower back pain, neck pain and headache. Spinal adjustment in Brandon or chiropractic adjustment is the most common method of treatment--it refers to the manual adjustment by the chiropractor of the three-joint complex at the base of your spine with sufficient force to create a sensation of 'release', increasing the joint's range and reducing pain.

A treatment plan may involve one or more manual adjustments. Many chiropractors in Brandon also incorporate nutritional counseling, exercise or rehabilitation into the treatment plan.
How is a Chiropractor licensed?
The Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in Brandon must complete four academic years at a school accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education, as well as a one-year internship at an outpatient clinic owned and run by a chiropractic college. They are tested and certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and licensed by the state in which they practice. To maintain licensure in most states, practitioners must complete a certain number of continuing education hours annually.

There are several schools of chiropractic adjustment techniques, although most chiropractors mix techniques from several schools. Some Applied Kinesiologists in Brandon are qualified as Chiropractors.