Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Rillito Crossing Marketplace! As your Tucson 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.
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 - Rillito Crossing Marketplace 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 Tucson is your perfect destination for pain relief and preventative care:
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.
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:
So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our Tucson 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!
Dr. Michelle Ruppelt, D.C. was raised in Glendale, Arizona but is a proud Wildcat alumni from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. While at the UofA, Dr. Ruppelt studied nutrition and physiology with a focus in clinical dietetics. She then became inspired by the idea of holistic and natural healthcare and found herself in Chesterfield, MO where she graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010.
Dr. Ruppelt has since moved back to Tucson, Arizona where she has served as The Joint’s local chiropractor since February of 2017. Dr. Ruppelt finds her passion in helping her patients achieve their health and wellness goals. Over the course of her career, Dr. Ruppelt has learned to serve a range of patients and how to treat a variety of symptoms and ailments. Beginning from as young as an infant up through grandparents and great grandparents, Dr. Ruppelt can treat cases such as neck pain, lower back pain, sciatica pain, migraines and dozens of others.
When Dr. Ruppelt is not working at The Joint Chiropractic in Tucson, AZ she is participating in active hobbies such as weightlifting, spinning or running.
Dr. Kelly Ostler joined The Joint Chiropractic team in April 2019 when she became the local chiropractor for Tucson, AZ. Dr. Ostler obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic West.
Dr. Ostler was born in Koenigstein, Germany and raised all over the western United States. Though she wasn’t born here, she has always considered Arizona to be her home.
Dr. Ostler knew from a young age that chiropractic care was her calling. When she was born her left foot was slightly turned in and after twelve years she sought out an adjustment. After her appointment, her foot was straight and she had found a new career path.
Dr. Ostler loves being able to help her patients in Tucson find their relief and encourage them to live the healthiest lives possible.
Over the course of her chiropractic career Dr. Ostler has learned to serve a range of patients from infants to grandparents all with a variety of ailments such as sciatica, neck pain, upper and lower back pain, migraines, arthritis and much more.
In her free time, she enjoys cycling and reading, and spending time with her husband Josh and their two little boys.
Dr. Kevin Jenkins was born and raised in Idaho, and recently relocated to Oro Valley, AZ to become the local chiropractor for The Joint Chiropractic in Tucson, AZ. Dr. Jenkins attended Palmer College of Chiropractic where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic in 1996.
Dr. Jenkins first became interested in chiropractic as a profession after his experience as a patient.
“Chiropractors get people better faster.. As an athlete that impressed me and when I started being treated I immediately saw how what chiropractic did fit my own personal philosophy about health.”
Dr. Jenkins loves being able to have a direct impact on his community, and help the people of Tucson live their healthiest and best lives.
Dr. Jenkins has learned to serve a range of patients all with varied symptoms and ailments. Including, migraines, upper back pain, lower back pain, neck pain, arthritis, sciatica and more.
When Dr. Jenkins isn’t working at The Joint Chiropractic Tucson, AZ, can be found on the golf course or spending time with his wife, Amy.
Dr. Melissa Ellyn Cox, D.C. was born in Pittsburgh, PA and raised in Beardstown, IL. She attended Logan University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology in 2012 and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2014. Dr. Cox grew up wanting to follow in her father’s footsteps, and did just that. She saw her father helping their local community, bettering people’s lives and educating them as a chiropractor.
Throughout her professional journey as a chiropractor, Dr. Cox has learned to serve a variety of patients from babies to grandparents and a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of manual manipulation. She has been The Joint’s local chiropractor in Tucson, AZ since October 2017 and is honored to serve the Tucson, Arizona community.
Dr. Cox’s passion is seeing her patients live healthier and fuller lives as a result of her chiropractic efforts. Maximizing the connection between the brain and body through a well-adjusted spine leads to each of her patients achieving their health and wellness goals. She particularly enjoys helping those who are skeptical and try chiropractic as a ‘last resort’ and end up loving it and become passionate about routine chiropractic care.
When she is not working at The Joint Chiropractic in Tucson, AZ, Dr. Cox spends her time reading, running or working out. She also can be found spending time with her husband Jordan and her two children.
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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. ConsumerReports.org; July 2011.
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