Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - West Caldwell! As your local chiropractor in West Caldwell, we invite you to join the millions of Americans who have not only found relief from back pain, but also a pathway to wellness with chiropractic's natural, drug-free approach to healthcare.
How We Can Help
Whether you are familiar with chiropractic care or this is your first time, you can expect your visit to The Joint to be new and different from any healthcare experience you’ve had before. Perhaps even life-changing.
Here is a quick and easy way to see what makes The Joint Chiropractic the perfect destination:
- Conveniently Located
- Open Nights & Weekends
- No Appointment required
- No Insurance Hassles / Requirements
- Affordable Personalized Care Plans
Care at The Joint offers you and your family a quality, affordable, convenient and accessible healthcare solution. Chiropractic assists in eliminating and relieving the days of shoulder, neck and back pain as well as many other “symptoms” you may be experiencing. So whatever your ailments may be, visit our West Caldwell chiropractic office, because your overall health is our business. And remember, you never need an appointment to visit The Joint so stop in when it is convenient for you. See you soon!?
Did You Know?
Routine care can provide management and relief for the following:
- Back Pain
- Neck Pain
- Migraine and Tension Headaches
- Shoulder and Elbow Pain
- Knee, Foot and Ankle Pain
- Leg Pain (Sciatica)
- Chronic Injuries
- And More!
Chiropractic may also help:
- Improve Nervous System Function
- Relieve Prenatal Discomfort
- Increase Vitality and Improve Quality of Life
- Provide Preventative Care
- Improve Overall Health and Wellness for both Children and Adults
Friendly Tips for Your Visit
How to get the most out of your West Caldwell chiropractic visit:
- Wear loose fitting and comfortable clothes.
- Write down a list of your problem areas (lower back pain, any sports injury, stiffness, etc.)
- Include any accidents that you may have been in (car accidents, falls, sports accidents, etc.)
- Include any persistent problems (sleep difficulty, headaches, neck pain, soreness, etc.)
- Include any health conditions and any surgeries you have had.
- In other words, tell your chiropractor about all of your health conditions so that he can help you best.
Meet The Doctors
Dr. Avianne "Avy" Waithe, D.C.
Dr. Avianne "Avy" Waithe received her doctorate from Parker University where her areas of concentration included several soft tissue therapy techniques, pediatrics, nutrition, postural rehabilitation, and spinal rehabilitation. She has devoted her life to helping others live life to the fullest potential by
enhancing the quality of her patients lives by combining the very best hands-on-techniques, rehabilitation methods, and nutrition with a highly individualized approach when caring for her patients.
Being a Board Certified Chiropractor in the state of New Jersey, she practices functional medicine in nutrition and is an occasional columnist.
Dr. Avy has been actively practicing in multidisciplinary settings alongside orthopedic surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, and naturopathic doctors.
She has experience treating athletes, families and babies, while specializing in prenatal, pediatric and family wellness. Furthermore, she is a active member of the American Chiropractic Association and other nutritional and holistic associations.
Dr. Avy is excited to be a part of The Joint family and looks forward to meeting and serving you, your family, and your friends.
Dr. Petrusia G. Kotlar, D.C.
New York Chiropractic College
Dr. Kotlar received her doctorate from New York Chiropractic College with certifications as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Team Physician (CCSP) and Cox Flexion/ Distraction Technique. Over three decades of experience in her holistic health care practice emphasizes wellness, spinal health, posture, therapeutic exercise and nutrition for bone health, endurance and adrenal support. She believes core health exercise strategies and spinal alignment are imperative in achieving spinal health in back pain conditions. In addition, treating overuse injuries which require repetitive lower back hyperextention or “Spinal Overload Syndrome” in athletes as well as weekend warriors are her areas of concentration.
Dr. Kotlar holds chiropractic licenses in the states of New York and New Jersey. Wellness care and spinal maintenance have been her practice model of choice. When not adjusting spines, she is a beekeeper, part time farmer, practitioner researcher and avid recreational volleyball player. Dr. Kotlar is enthusiastic to be a part The Joint Chiropractic in West Caldwell NJ as a team player and looks forward to treat families in this whole new revolution in Wellcare!
Dr. Stephen W. Morse, D.C.
Life University College of Chiropractic
Years Practicing: 30
Dr. Stephen W. Morse “Dr. Steve” earned his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Nutrition and his Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from Life University, Marietta, Georgia in 1986.
Dr. Steve has been practicing Chiropractic, focusing on family and maintenance care, for almost 30 years. He takes pride in delivering precise Chiropractic adjustments to people of all ages from infants to seniors – his oldest patient to date is 100 years old!
Dr. Steve has been active in his community and church – he has been a volunteer firefighter since 1992 and continues to serve as the Chaplain, he served 3 consecutive terms (9 years) as a Councilman in his hometown, has been an “Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion” with his Church since 1995 and has been a Scoutmaster and Advancement Chairman for his local Boy Scout Troop for the past 10 years with 25 Scouts earning the rank of Eagle Scout under his direction.
With strong conviction, Dr. Steve understands Chiropractic philosophy and the body’s innate and natural recuperative power to heal itself - the quote “the same power that made the body heals the body” has been indelibly marked in his mind since receiving his first Chiropractic adjustment in 1977. He believes that everyone should be getting regular Chiropractic adjustments and his mission is to educate and help every person he comes in contact with through Chiropractic!
Dr. Steve is proud to be a member of the team here at “The Joint” and is here to help you live your life to its maximal potential, unencumbered by spinal subluxations – thus helping you express life the way innate intended it to be – Healthy and Subluxation Free!