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Welcome to Thornton chiropractic life center, pa
Diplomate in the Gonstead technique

Call us at (252)-638-8121 today.


Dr. Amy Gatlin is a chiropractor serving New Bern, NC, and the surrounding area. Our chiropractor and the rest of the welcoming team at Thornton Chiropractic are committed to providing chiropractic solutions to address your unique needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. You may be searching for pain relief after an accident, experiencing an injury, or if you suffer from a specific condition like chronic back pain or a spinal condition. Even if you looking to improve your overall health, our chiropractor can help you attain your everyday wellness goals! Visit our testimonials page to find out what our patients are saying about Dr. Amy and our chiropractic care plans.

At your first visit to Thornton Chiropractic , Dr. Amy Gatlin will explain how chiropractic care works and give you a full evaluation to see if our chiropractic solutions are a good fit to address your needs. If there is a good fit, we can customize a plan of chiropractic care for your condition and health goals.

If you have not been to a chiropractor before and want to find out more, please email us or call (252)-638-8121 to receive the answers to your questions from our experienced team. We also welcome referrals, so we invite you to share our chiropractic and wellness information with your friends and loved ones.

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Dr. Amy Gatlin
 Chiropractor | Thornton Chiropractic | (252)-638-8121

2404 Dr. MLK Jr. BLVD
NEW BERN, NC 28562


Reviews From our Satisfied Patients

  • "I was having muscle spasms and tingling in both legs. After seeing Dr. Gatlin for approximately 4 weeks, the spasms and tingling are almost gone. I'm also sleeping Brett at night. Recommend Dr. Gatlin for back, leg or any problem relating to your nervous system. She had been an amazing and her staff works around your schedule."
    Cynthia R.
  • "Started with her Father around 30 years ago. After a terrible accident in 1975 Dr. Thornton, and now Dr. Gatlin have kept me mobile. Thanks for all you have done to give me a better Quality of Life."
    PerryGwendolyn M.
  • "I have been more than pleased with my care under Dr. Gatlin! She has helped me get rid of back, shoulder, and neck pain and is very affordable! She has a great attitude and is genuine in her concern for your health."
    Karen P.
  • "I was in severe back pain, I couldn't sit down or really stand up I was in tears went to the emergency room blood pressure was real high and my temperature was at 106.3 my daughter told me to see Dr. Amy Gatlin that she could help me she is a sweet young lady I love her so much she is a very good chiropractor I will recommend her to anybody she is superior she let God work through her work hey God did it I still continue to go to her because I don't want to have to experience that pain that I wa"
    Chellie H.
  • "Excellent care given and Dr Amy explains everything that she is going to be doing and the status of your structure. Highly recommend Dr Amy for your Chiropractic needs!!"
    Richard N.
  • "I love Dr. Amy.. She is so awesome.. I have had a burning in my shoulder for over 15 years... I started going to Dr. Amy and within 3 visits my shoulder stop burning. And now I can ride my Harley without the trouble of it keeping me from where and how long I want to ride .it is awesome .. I am so happy and grateful .. And I just love her and her staff.. It feels like family when you are at her office.. What a great group of wonderful people.. Looking forward to going back.. She is amazing.. Than"
    Terri E.
  • "Dr. Amy Gatlin and her team are very supportive and knowledgeable. Their office is clean with relaxing furnishings for you to sit in during the short waits for your appointment. In addition to old fashioned chiropractic, Dr. Gatlin uses modern technology to assess your health and discusses what adjustments may be most beneficial. She and her staff exude friendliness and caring with a clear mission to use their skills to improve the whole person. They provide excellent care to children and adults"
    Rebecca B.


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