Dr. Shana Thomas


Since 1971 Saum Chiropractic Clinic has been providing the highest quality chiropractic care. Dr. Shana Thomas has practiced with Saum Chiropractic since 2006. She purchased the practice and became owner and lead doctor after Dr. David Saum’s retirement in 2016.

Dr. Thomas was raised in New Mexico until her family relocated to Louisiana where she graduated high school. She attended Southeastern Louisiana University where she studied microbiology and nutrition. Dr. Thomas is Advanced Proficiency Rated in the Activator Method since 2003, and in 2005 she received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Sherman College in South Carolina. After graduating she worked for Activator Methods Headquarters where she served as College Coordinator and assisted in the development of the company’s seminar curriculum. Later, she briefly returned to work in the New Orleans area before being forced to evacuate when the practice where she formerly worked and her home were both destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

Dr. Thomas has now called Columbus home for the past 13 years. Since moving to Columbus, she has become active in the community. She has served as Board President & Vice President of the Link’d Young Professionals. She taught life enrichment courses at MUW and continuing education for dental hygienists. Dr. Thomas is also a former Rotarian and a 2011 graduate of Leadership Lowndes County Program coordinated by the Columbus Lowndes Camber of Commerce. Dr. Thomas is committed to serving others and frequently volunteers her time with her church, as well as multiple charities and civic organizations.