Meet Dr. Chris Thompson DC
Dr. Chris Thompson DC is a national board certified chiropractor with a private practice in Weaverville, North Carolina specializing in non-surgical treatment of neck and back pain.
Prior to relocating to Weaverville, NC (less than 10 minutes North of Downtown Asheville), Dr. Thompson directed a private practice setting in Spruce Pine for 17 years. During that time he developed a comprehensive therapy program that utilizes several modalities. This integrative approach has proven successful in providing relief from chronic pain and acute injury and re-educating the body to optimal performance. While in Spruce Pine, Dr. Thompson was in the Kiwanis, an organization that builds stronger communities, for 12 years holding many positions including Club President. During his 17 year career, he played a key role in the treatment of various spinal disorders: intervertebral disc protrusions, cervical and lumbar sprains and strains, disc degeneration just to name a few, as well as shoulder rotator cuff tears and sprains, repetitive overuse of wrist injuries, and sprained ankle injuries.
Dr. Thompson served in the US Navy for four years and then went on to continue his education in the health care field. Chris earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College in Marietta,Georgia. He completed his school internships in radiology and spinal biomechanics while at Life Chiropractic College.
He has provided presentations for various groups on assorted medical problems and the natural solutions for over-coming them as well as how to over-come neck and back pain without the use of drugs or surgery.
Dr. Thompson has successfully treated migraine headaches, middle ear infections, scoliosis, hiatal hernias, assorted allergies, rotator cuff tears, and auto injury whiplash.
He is a member of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association. He has served as President of the Western District of North Carolina Chiropractic Association as well as the Blue Ridge Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Thompson specializes in helping those who suffer from neck, back, and shoulder pain to return to activity without surgery through specialized active rehabilitation techniques, as well as, traditional gentle effective chiropractic care.