The Joint Chiropractic Franchise FAQ
Answers to common questions about the premier chiropractic franchise opportunity
How much does The Joint franchise cost?
The total investment estimate to begin operations on a new franchise location with The Joint ranges between $181,250 to $341,050. The franchise fee for your first franchise with The Joint is $20,000. The Joint also honors military veterans. As a part of VetFran, The Joint offers a 15% discount off of the initial franchise fee for veterans.
For a more detailed look at cost and investment information, please visit the Initial Investments and Startup Costs page.
Why is The Joint a great fit for veterans?
Military veterans are uniquely qualified to franchise with The Joint, as they have a proven ability to follow systems, procedures and processes necessary to make any venture successful. Because The Joint’s business model is easy-to-run and easy-to-scale, requiring no previous chiropractic experience, it is a perfect fit for honorably discharged veterans who aspire to turn their dreams of entrepreneurship into reality.
What are the financial requirements to qualify for franchising with The Joint?
To franchise with The Joint, you will need to have the required liquid capital of $250,000 to open your own new business.
Will you help me secure financing?
The Joint does not offer direct financing. However, the company works with a number of third-party financial institutions that may be able to help you with financing.
Is there a continuing royalty fee?
Yes. The continuing royalty fee is 7% plus 2% to a national marketing fund.
What experience do I need?
While you do not need experience in either the chiropractic industry or the medical or healthcare industry to franchise with The Joint, it is recommended that you have a proven track record of leadership experience, an entrepreneurial spirit and the drive to follow a proven business model as you bring the premier chiropractic franchise experience to your community.
Assuming I’m not a chiropractor, how do I hire one to work in my store?
The Joint’s management team will provide training and ongoing guidance to help you source the best chiropractor for your business.
I’ve never built a store before. How does this work?
The Joint’s management team will guide you through all phases of the site selection, lease negotiation, construction, training, grand opening and ongoing processes for marketing and operations.
How large of a space do I need for The Joint chiropractic clinic?
The Joint Chiropractic clinics have a small footprint, averaging around 1200 square feet. This makes securing the perfect location for your franchise easier, shortens your build-out time, allows you to keep your clinic looking spiffy and professional, and get your business up and running without delay.
How many employees do I need?
For the launch of your new chiropractic clinic, it is recommended that you employ a minimal staff of three to four people, whom you will extensively train to maintain the quality of services, as well as to ensure that your customers have positive experiences in your clinics.
Do you offer training and support?
The Joint has developed an intensive training platform that includes how to manage every aspect of your business, including the most important part: the methods by which The Joint chiropractors interact with our patients. You’ll also be trained on how to operate your point-of-sale system and effectively market your business in your community. Continual reviews are provided to help you meet financial and performance goals, including the development of a business plan before you open your doors.