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Meet the Doctor: Thomas R. Lightner, DC.

Dr. Lightner is a licensed chiropractor in the State of California.  He’s been involved in various aspects of health-care for the past 30 years and has been practicing chiropractic for the past 9 years in San Mateo County. He graduated with honors from Life Chiropractic College-West in Hayward, California, considered by many to be one of the top chiropractic colleges in the world.

He has received extensive training in chiropractic techniques from some of the best chiropractors in the world.  He has extensive training in orthopedics, neurology, nutrition, physical therapy, sports injuries and extremities problems.

Dr. Lightner has been a resident of the Bay Area since 1980 and has lived in Millbrae since 1998.  He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Millbrae Chamber of Commerce.

He prides himself on providing natural healthcare to all ages. His office places great importance on treating the whole person and looking beyond symptoms to find the causes behind dis-ease and dysfunction. Dr. Lightner’s patients have reported improvements in everything from headaches to foot pain, arthritis pain to gastrointestinal issues, carpal tunnel syndrome to knee injuries, as well as improvements with wrist, shoulder and elbow problems. 

Business & Corporate Wellness Programs

Dr. Lightner is dedicated to providing education to the public on a variety of important healthcare issues. So if you have a group or business and would like Dr. Lightner come and give a presentation, we have a variety of important health topics that Dr. Lightner would be delighted to speak on.

About this office

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Chiropractic which is now more than 100 years old, has become so widely utilized and researched that it can  hardly be considered "Alternative Medicine" anymore. It's my opinion that chiropractic care (which in this clinic may include spinal adjustments, exercise prescription, soft tissue and physio-therapies) should be an individual’s first course of treatment for acute or chronic neck and back injuries short of a broken bone.

Whether you are one of my current patients, or a prospective new patient, I hope you will find this site useful in answering all of the questions that you may have about chiropractic care, massage therapy, physio-therapy, and related services which we offer in our clinic.

In practice, as well as on-line, my office strives for excellence through quality patient care, education, and overall patient satisfaction. We are a service-orientated, personalized, small primary-care center. 

We treat neuro-musculo-skeletal related issues--which include, sprain/strains, back and neck pain, sciatica, shoulder problems, knee, ankle, and foot problems, elbow, wrist, and hand problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, whiplash, etc. (conditions dealing with the human frame and soft tissue). In addition, and as a support to the above, we incorporate a strong nutritional component to the practice as well.

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