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Unique Franchise Solidifies Its Brand with 100th Clinic Awarded

 

December 6, 2011

The Joint Corp., a leading franchisor of chiropractic clinics has been named one of the Hot Trend to Own in Franchising for 2012 by Entrepreneur Magazine. Adding to that milestone, John Leonesio announced the awarding of the 100th clinic today in San Diego, California to Mr. Steve Donnelly.

"Our business model for The Joint…the chiropractic place has had an immeasurable level of interest from potential franchisees across the country and I couldn't be more pleased than to be named by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of its Hot Trends in Franchising for 2012," said John Leonesio, CEO of The Joint. "Despite these challenging economic times, The Joint recently secured its 100th clinic, making it inherently clear that proper health care services is of paramount importance to many people and all of us associated with The Joint are striving to fill that need."

"As an entrepreneur, I've always looked for distinctive business models that offered favorable pricing, branding advantages, recurring revenue models and in an industry with high growth rates - The Joint checked out in all these areas," said Chad Meisinger, Regional Developer of Los Angeles County. "I like the model so much I considered franchising it myself - until I saw John Leonesio (CEO of The Joint and founder and former CEO of Massage Envy) was behind this project - I knew it would be a hit."

The Joint offers a new vision for an old practice. The Joint brings easily accessible healthcare and affordable chiropractic services to locally owned and operated clinics nationwide. With the help of dedicated and experience chiropractors, each clinic offers expert chiropractic care

ABOUT THE JOINT CORPORATION

The Joint Corporation was founded in Tucson, Arizona 1999, with a vision to transform the traditional and confusing concept of chiropractic care into a simple and affordable reality. Today, The Joint...the chiropractic place creates a new philosophy of chiropractic care where clients can utilize chiropractic treatment as an integral part of their health and wellness program. The Joint offers convenient and no appointments. For more information visit thejoint.com.

The Joint has 100 clinics open or in development in Arizona, California, Louisiana, Texas, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Nevada, New Mexico, Missouri and Utah and has 167 units under agreement with additional Regional Developers.

ABOUT JOHN LEONESIO

John Leonesio is a recognized expert in the health and wellness franchise industry, with more than 40 years experience. In the 1970's, Mr. Leonesio co-founded Scandinavian Health Spa's, growing it from one club to 40 clubs before selling to Bally Health and Fitness in 1985. In 1990, he co-founded The Q, the Sports Club, growing it from one unit to 20 units in five years, before selling to 24 Hour Fitness. In 2002, Leonesio founded Massage Envy. In just six short years, he took it from concept to a $300 million operation with more than 800 licenses awarded.

The Joint has 100 clinics open or in development in Arizona, California, Louisiana, Texas, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Nevada, New Mexico, Missouri and Utah and has 167 units under agreement with additional Regional Developers.

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