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The Joint Chiropractic - Litchfield & Waddell

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The Joint Chiropractic - Surprise, Arizona

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Litchfield & Waddell! As your Surprise chiropractor dedicated to family chiropractic and spine health, we invite you to join the millions of Americans who have not only found relief from lower back pain, sciatica pain, and migraines, but also a pathway to wellness with chiropractic's natural, drug-free approach to healthcare.

How can chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic in Surprise help you?

Whether you have seen a chiropractor in the past or are seeking a local chiropractor near you for the first time, expect your visit to The Joint Chiropractic - Litchfield & Waddell to be different from any healthcare experience you've had before. Perhaps even life-changing.

Here are a few reasons why The Joint Chiropractic in Surprise is your perfect destination for pain relief and preventative care:

  • Conveniently Located
  • Open Nights & Weekends
  • No Appointments Required
  • No Insurance Hassles, Requirements or Copays
  • Quality Chiropractic Care by Licensed Professionals
  • Affordable Personalized Care Plans

As you can see, chiropractic care provided by the licensed chiropractors at The Joint offers you and your family an affordable, convenient and accessible solution like no other.

How can routine chiropractic care help improve your quality of life?

Through manual manipulation of the spine delivered to the highest standards by licensed chiropractors, chiropractic care works to restore and maintain proper communication from your brain to your body by relieving what chiropractors refer to as a subluxation, or a misalignment, of the spine. Restoring proper alignment to the spine can assist with pain relief and prevention of:

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Migraine and Tension Headaches
  • Shoulder Pain and Elbow Pain
  • Knee, Foot and Ankle Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Injuries
  • And More!

So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our Surprise chiropractic office today to learn more about how you could improve your overall health and well-being. And remember, you never need an appointment to visit, so stop in when it is convenient for you. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Meet The Doctors

Dr. Scott Schwager, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Litchfield & Waddell

Dr. Scott A. Schwager, D.C., DACBSP was born in Brooklyn New York and raised in Queens,New York. He attended Queens College and earned his Doctorate from New York Chiropractic College. He continued his studies in the field of Sports Medicine and received his CCSP and then his Diplomate in Chiropractic Sports Medicine.

Realizing his dream of becoming a chiropractor and being able to help others, Dr. Schwager began caring for patients in his Brooklyn office. Bringing knowledge to his patients on the benefits of chiropractic wellness was his goal. He was able to accomplish this by speaking at local engagements as well as various local clubs and schools. As Team Chiropractor for the track team at Clara Barton High School, and the Public School Athletic League (PSAL), Dr. Schwager was able to restore optimum function to the players with little to no down time.

Dr. Schwager is married and the father of three. His greatest joy was being able to adjust his wife during the labor process and then adjusting his children upon birth. Nothing is more satisfying then to give your child the greatest start in life - subluxation free.

At this time in his life, Dr.Schwager has participated in motorcycle racing, cliff climbing, fire walking and dirt bike riding. He was president of his state association. A native New Yorker, he is now an Arizonian and looks forward to this new chapter of his life and caring for the people of this great state.

Dr. Marie Alvarez, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Litchfield & Waddell

Dr. Marie Alvarez, D.C was born and raised in Strasbourg, France . After attending chiropractic school in Toulouse, France for 3 years she transferred to Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa were she graduated in October 2019.

She achieved her dream of being a doctor in the US and moved to Peoria , AZ in March 2020 to start working for The Joint Chiropractic. 

Dr. Alvarez has a personal drive to help people and make a difference. She takes pride in being a resource for people who take health and wellness seriously. She believes that a greater quality of life can be achieved through chiropractic adjustments and philosophy.

When Dr. Alvarez is not working, she enjoys hiking, cooking and working out.

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Wellness Plans

Receive up to 4 visits per month.
Best choice and lowest cost per visit, for patients who visit more than 2 times per month. Typically best aligned with Doctor’s Treatment Plan.
$69.00 / Month
Additional visits just $10
Cost per visit less than $18
55% savings vs. single visit rate
Youth (17 and Under)
$39.00 / Month
Additional visits just $10
Cost per visit less than $10
75% savings vs. single visit rate


Fixed number of visits. Expire after 12 months.
Unable to commit to regular visits? Packages offer flexibility for patients who expect to visit on average 2 times or less per month.
6 Visits
Cost per visit less than $32
19% savings vs. single visit rate
10 Visits
Cost per visit less than $27
31% savings vs. single visit rate
20 Visits
Cost per visit less than $22
45% savings vs. single visit rate

Single Visits

Our single visit is an affordable and flexible option.

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Did You Know?

In a recent Consumer Reports study, chiropractic outperformed prescription medication, deep-tissue massage, yoga, pilates, and over-the-counter medication therapies, in treating back pain. 1

1 Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center. Back-Pain Treatments.; July 2011.

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