The Thompson Technique is similar to the Diversified technique although it involves a special table with several segments known as drop pieces. These pieces support each area of your spine until the thrust is delivered. Thereafter, each drop piece gently caves in, reducing the amount of energy needed to move a specific spinal segment.
It is commonly used as a method to adjust the full spine. The combination of drop pieces and fast but gentle drops, allows for high levels of client comfort. Dr Luke frequently uses the drop pieces on seniors, or patients who are uncomfortable with manual adjustments.
This was invented by Dr. J. Clay Thompson who patented this technique in 1955. Because of its effectiveness, it is still widely used today.