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Dr. William Thompson earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College in Albany, NY and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Life University in Marietta, GA. He began his Chiropractic private practice in the Chattanooga area in 1991, having previously practiced in other health care facilities in Knoxville, TN and Atlanta, GA.
Coming from an athletic background, Dr. Thompson had a keen interest in sport injuries. He has served as designated adviser and Team Chiropractor for University of Chattanooga and has worked with a few professional athletes from football to motocross. One of the widely known athletes that Dr. Thompson has worked on was Terrell Owens, who had become an icon in the NFL world.
Dr. Thompson received his Certification as a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner by FMU in 2015. Functional Medicine focuses on optimal functioning of the body and its organs.
A significant recent accomplishment for Dr. Thompson is the expansion of his practice into Acupuncture and Oriental Health Sciences. He received his training in Acupuncture at Logan University in St. Louis, MO and Northwestern University of Health Sciences in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is now endorsed by the state of Tennessee as a Chiropractic Acupuncturist.
Dr. Thompson is also PACE (Providers of Approved Continuing Education) certified. He teaches post graduate education seminars for colleagues.
A long time advocate of Oriental Health Sciences, Dr. Thompson also teaches Medical Qi Gong. Medical Qi Gong is an ancient form of Chinese energetic medicine exercise. His knowledge and training in the body’s energy and pathways are hard to match.