“Lifestyle Changes

Can't be Defeated"




Dr. Joanna Thomas, formerly known as Dr. Joanna Bratton, is a native from Alton, Illinois. She is currently a female chiropractic serving the St. Louis and metro-east area.  In 2007, she graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology-Pre Physical Therapy.  She went on to continue her education at Logan University in Chesterfield, MO, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences and a Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2014.  Dr. Thomas continued on to post-graduate work, and is currently finishing up hours for completion to obtain certification in Meridian Therapy/Acupressure/Acupuncture.   Dr. Thomas has also been a Certified Personal Trainer for over 10 years thru the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is also a certified Sports Nutritionist.


Sports and fitness have always been in Dr. Thomas’s background.  She respectively interned in the Bio Freeze Human Performance Center at Logan University.  She has had the opportunity to help with Mizzou Athletes, Lindenwood Athletes, USATF and AAU track field athletes.  Dr. Thomas has competed in several Bodybuilding competitions since 2009, with her highest achievement placing Novice Overall Figure Competitor Winner in 2013.  With each competition there was a transformation.  Dr. Thomas believes that life is a journey, not a sprint.  Dr. Thomas is also a member of Missouri State Chiropractic Association.  


After graduating from Logan University, Dr. Joanna Thomas went on to teach at Missouri College, from February 2015 until November 2016, until the school closed indefinitely.  At this institution, she taught anatomy and physiology, college math, medical terminology and Electrocardiogram courses.

In 2016, Dr. Thomas opened her own private practice, Lifestyle Chiropractic and Training in Clayton, Missouri.  In 2017 she began working at the Center for Interventional Pain Management, as a chiropractic physician in St. Louis, MO.  She is currently in private practice at Lifestyle Chiropractic and Training in the St. Louis region. 


"Changing lives one spine

 at a time."



-Dr.Joanna Thomas


2418 N Highway 67

Florissant, MO 63033

Tel: 314-395-6910

Fax: 314-552-7222

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