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Our Techniques

Chiropractic adjusting technique.

We use a number of highly-effective adjusting approaches to help improve spinal biomechanics and reduce nervous system interference. The approach we use is based on our judgment and years of experience.

The primary adjusting technique we use is:


After identifying which spinal bones have lost their normal motion or position, a specific manual thrust is administered to free up “stuck” joints… read more»

Chiropractic is Holistic Healthcare

It addresses your overall well-being from head to toe, inside and outside. Once Dr. Thompson determines the cause of your problem, you will be treated with a combination of the following avenues.

Oak Forest/ Garden Oaks ServicesPosture Screening:

Through analysis of your posture, Dr. Thompson can determine which muscles need to be strengthened or stretched in order for you to achieve a functional posture.

Balance/Fall Risk Assessment:

Measuring your balance is the most effective method to determine the integrity of your central nervous system. We will periodically test your balance in order to measure your progress.



Each person will receive a nutritional analysis to identify systems that may not be functioning as well as they could be. Specific recommendations for nutritional supplements or better food choices will be made. Dr. Thompson provides a variety of vitamins, minerals, herbs, and specialty formulas.


Specific stretches, postures, and exercises will be prescribed to help strengthen and correct your unique problem. You will be taught correct posture and form so you can continue performing the exercises at home. At House of Chiropractic, a variety of equipment such as theraband, theraballs, and rocker boards are used to enhance your rehabilitation.

Ergonomics and Lifestyle Advice:

Your work area can be studied and changed to make it more body friendly. You will also be counseled on how to perform activities differently or avoid them all together. Our goal is to help you regain your health so you can continue to enjoy the things in life you love.


OrthoticsAnalysis of your foot structure will determine if you can benefit from custom-made orthotics. Sports and Athletes: Whether you are a professional or weekend athlete, chiropractic healthcare improves performance, reduces the likelihood of injury, relieves pain and speeds the recovery from injuries.

If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let Dr. Darla Thompson know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care.

House of Chiropractic | (713) 880-1555