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This content was provided by Dr. Thornton "Dr. Thornton is a 3rd generation chiropractor. His father and grandfather were chiropractors. He understands the importance of using a gentle yet effective chiropractic treatment approach in restoring normal function to the body. He strives to educate his patients about chiropractic from the moment they begin their evaluation and all the way through their course of care. He encourages their active participation in the healing process. Dr. Thornton uses a variety of techniques to treat his patients. Every patient gets individualized care that is unique to their specific condition. Dr. Thornton was the inaugural recipient of the 'Successful Doctors of the Year' award for chiropractic in the greater Brandon region in 2010. He was also first runner up in the 'Best of Brandon' award for 2010. In addition, he received the 'Service Above Self' award from Rotary International and has been nominated numerous times for 'Small Business of the Year'. Being a Navy veteran who served our country from 1974-1978, he appreciates and values the service our soldiers give to their country. Dr. Thornton graduated from Life Chiropractic College in 1987 and spent his early career at two respected clinics in the greater Tampa Bay area. In 1994 he established Thornton Chiropractic Center on Lithia Pinecrest Road in Brandon, Florida. Since then, Dr. Thornton, with the support of his wife Jayne and two children, has served this community through chiropractic care. Over the years, Dr. Thornton has supported local charities through monthly and yearly promotions and patient specials designed to generate donations for our charities of choice. Charities and charitable events have included: Toys for Tots and Guardian ad Litem – Toys for Tots annual motorcycle run, Life Care of Brandon, ECHO – Food Drive, School Supply Drive."
This content was provided by Dr. Thornton "We believe that chiropractic care is the cornerstone of any comprehensive and holistic health program. When your body is functioning properly, your resistance is better, muscles are stronger and your body can do more of what you ask of it."
Chiropractic Spinal Decompression Therapy
Dr. Thornton does not have any board certifications listed.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Motor Vehicle Accident
Cox Flexion-Distraction Technique
0 Malpractice Claims
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Dekalb Community College (Chiropractic Pre-Requisite Studies)
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
Tidewater Community College (Chiropractic Pre-Requisite Studies)
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
Life University / Life Chiropractic College
Medical School | Graduated 1987
Life University Senior Intern Academic Award
Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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