The Joint Franchise Is at the Forefront as a Healthy Alternative to Reduce Back Pain
The fastest growing chiropractic franchise is winning new patients with ease as back pain becomes more common than ever before
Americans are suffering from back pain in record numbers and are looking for healthy ways to free themselves from pain without the use of prescription drugs. The Good Body reports that “lower back pain is on the rise,” with 8 out of 10 Americans expected to experience lower back pain in their lifetimes. Many Americans are incorporating healthy activities such as yoga, meditation and acupuncture into their routines, while millions of others are visiting chiropractors to combat their pain and live a life of wellness for good.
While the newest study published by the Global Burden of Disease found that lower back pain is the second-most common reason for pain in adults (lower back pain didn’t even make the list in 1990), the rising demand for chiropractic care is a sign that Americans are waking up to its benefits. NPR reports that spinal adjustments can “relax the muscles, joints, and tendons so people can be relieved of their low back pain sooner, rather than later.”
“The field of chiropractic care is becoming significantly more important as more and more people are becoming concerned with finding alternative methods to manage their overall health and wellness,” says Peter D. Holt, President and CEO of the Joint. “People’s perception of chiropractic care is dramatically changing due to several factors: our nation’s problems with obesity and the medical emergency that is the abuse of pain medication, which has never been higher than it is now. As more than 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, chiropractic care is a natural and effective way to treat that pain without the use of prescription medication.”
Accessible, affordable chiropractic care is becoming more important than ever
Founded in 1999, The Joint is leading the way in making chiropractic care an essential and affordable part of health and wellness for the millions of people seeking relief from back, neck and joint pain.
Targeting the needs of 21st century consumers, The Joint clinics are placed in bustling shopping centers next to community mainstays such as supermarkets, coffee shops, restaurants and hair salons. With no appointments, no insurance and no hassle, The Joint has grown to over 370 locations across the United States. In the process, we have brought a misunderstood practice to where it has always belonged: an essential part of health and wellness.
The Joint offers one service: spinal adjustments conducted by hand. This easy-to-understand practice is chiropractic care as it was meant to be delivered. Because the business model has made chiropractic care consumer-friendly, The Joint has helped more people take control of their health and wellness through chiropractic care than ever before. The Joint performs over 4 million spinal adjustments annually.
“The fact that The Joint is patient-centered, accessible, affordable and intent on providing an excellent customer experience gives us and the entire chiropractic industry a new level of credibility,” says Chris Kemper, owner of multiple The Joint Chiropractic franchise clinics in Nashville, Tennessee. “The model is the reason that we’re successful. Our customers respond organically to the fact that we’re located in the same shopping centers as their favorite coffee shops and supermarkets. Since I’ve opened multiple locations, I’ve found that the demand for chiropractic care has only grown. The Joint has found out what customers need and is giving it to them — that is why we’re successful.”
The Joint is a low-cost investment opportunity with high potential returns
With a small footprint, limited overhead and a staff consisting of three to four employees, The Joint is easy to operate and boasts a proven business model that is unique in the $3 trillion healthcare industry. Our membership model eliminates the need for insurance, while providing our franchise owners with a recurring revenue stream that helps to maximize profitability and potentially hasten the return on investment. Our model works for chiropractors seeking to own a simpler business that avoids the nightmare of insurance billing, and it works incredibly well for business investors who see the need for more accessible chiropractic care.
With the total financial estimate to begin operations on a new chiropractic franchise ranging from $216,200 to $331,700, The Joint is a low-cost investment opportunity with potential for high returns. Because our build-out costs are substantially lower than other brands in the healthcare segment, The Joint offers a quicker ramp-up time to allow for a potentially faster return on investment. The franchise fee for your first chiropractic franchise is $39,900.
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About The Joint Chiropractic
The Joint Chiropractic (NASDAQ: JYNT) revolutionized access to chiropractic care when it introduced its retail healthcare business model in 2010. Today, the company is making quality care convenient and affordable, while eliminating the need for insurance, for millions of patients seeking pain relief and ongoing wellness. With more than 500 locations nationwide and over 7 million patient visits annually, The Joint is a key leader in the chiropractic industry. Named one of the Top 200+ Franchises by Franchise Times and ranked number 109 overall on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® list, The Joint Chiropractic is an innovative force, where healthcare meets retail. For more information, visit www.thejoint.com. To learn about franchise opportunities, visit www.thejointfranchise.com.
The Joint Corp. is a franchisor of clinics and an operator of clinics in certain states. In Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming, The Joint Corp. and its franchisees provide management services to professional chiropractic practices.