Entrepreneur Recognizes The Joint Corp. as ‘Best of the Best’ Among Healthcare Services Franchises
Franchisor of chiropractic clinics debuts on 2016 list of industry leaders
The Joint Corp. a national operator, manager and franchisor of chiropractic clinics, has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s exclusive ‘Best of the Best’ list, which recognizes the top 100 franchises from Entrepreneur ‘s highly competitive 2016 Franchise 500.
The Joint, which appears on this list for the first time in the company’s history, is the top healthcare services franchise to be included on the prestigious list. The full list appeared in the May 2016 issue of Entrepreneur.
The top 100 companies are ranked based on objective, quantifiable criteria, including system size, growth rate, and financial strength and stability. Other factors include: years the franchise has been in business, startup costs, litigation brought by franchisees, franchise terminations and whether financing is available.
“We are proud to be included in such esteemed company and to be number one in the health services category,” says Peter Holt, chief executive officer of The Joint Corp., and former president of North American Operations for Starbucks Coffee Company. “It demonstrates the growing acceptance of our consumer-friendly approach to healthcare and the value of our business model. Chiropractic is growing in general, but The Joint is really helping accelerate the pace. Our plan is to continue opening clinics at a fast clip in order to bring chiropractic’s healing benefits to more of the U.S. population.”
The Joint Corp. is committed to being a national provider of affordable and convenient chiropractic services through the sale of additional franchises in target markets as well as the development of company-owned or managed clinics.
As of April 2016, there were 330+ The Joint Chiropractic clinics nationwide. The company is actively seeking franchisees in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
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 550 locations nationwide and over seven million patient visits annually, The Joint Chiropractic is a key leader in the chiropractic industry. Named on Franchise Times “Top 200+ Franchises” and Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500®” lists, The Joint Chiropractic is an innovative force, where healthcare meets retail.
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, 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 certain professional chiropractic practices.