Dr. Nikki Thornton grew up in Germany and Fort Hood Texas. She graduated with a Bachelor's in Health Wellness, a Bachelor's in Anatomy and a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker University in 2009. Dr. Thornton was part of a selected few students to be chosen for the University's exclusive Clinic Abroad program for her internship in Bogota, Colombia where she was immersed in the nation's olympic athlete care program. She had the honor to treat 8 of the top 20 athletes in the country, gaining valuable sports chiropractic knowledge. After graduation she first practiced in California for 3 years but moved back to Dallas Texas and has been in the Austin area since 2016.
Her hobbies are singing, art, gardening, cooking and weightlifting.
Dr. Thornton first realized she was a chiropractor after a car accident at 19 years old, she was in so much pain and it changed the trajectory of her life for the worse until she saw a chiropractor and was inspired by how quickly her life returned to normal. She has a passion for chiropractic and helping everyone through quality, thorough chiropractic care and a heart for humanity. Dr. Thornton has years of experience in treating patients of all ages from infants to great grandparents, pregnancy, and professional athletes to broadway dancers. She looks forward to continuing her mission for her community!