The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - Costa Mesa

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The Joint Chiropractic - Costa Mesa, California

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Costa Mesa! As your Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa 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 - Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa 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. Carol Wintermute, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Costa Mesa

Dr. Carol Wintermute is a five-star doctor by HealthGrades, was awarded Worldwide Leader in Healthcare and the Orange County Women in Business Award.  She has been in practice for over 30 years, specializing in stress reduction and relaxation realignment, which opens the body’s energy to its full power potential while releasing stressful disease. She has advanced degrees in sports therapy and works with athletic patients of all disciplines to provide perfected balance, which improves performance and strength while reducing risk of injury.

Dr. Care is a National Dean’s List recipient from Southern California University of Health Sciences, and she also won the Outstanding Senior Award for her contributions as President of Women’s Health Council and President of Delta Tau Alpha, a national academic & professional fraternity on campus.  She earned the Outstanding Young Women of America Award along with Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities Award.

Dr. Care is a past professor at two of the most prestigious Chiropractic Colleges in the nation, and also taught Anatomy and Physiology at Western Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy. She is the proud mother of three beautiful adult daughters, past Girl Scout leader and PTA Chair. Her hobbies include snowboarding, kayaking, beach cruisin, takes part in three Book Clubs, church and National Charity League.

Dr. Care is licensed in Hawaii, Arizona and California.

Dr. Daran Novak, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Costa Mesa

Dr. Daran Novak is a La Habra Heights, CA native. He first attended Whittier College in Whittier, CA where he studied biology. He then went on to attend the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in Los Angeles, CA where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2016. Through his high school and college career, Dr. Novak was heavily involved in sports and found himself consistently visiting the chiropractor for an adjustment. It was through his routine chiropractic care as a patient that he first became inspired to help others the way his chiropractor helped him.

Dr. Novak is very passionate about his patient care. In fact, he finds the best thing about being in the chiropractic profession is helping his patients achieve their full potential and to be a stepping stone for them to live the lives they want.

Over the course of his professional journey, Dr. Novak has learned to treat a variety of patients from infants to grandparents with a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of manual manipulation.

Dr. Novak loves treating, helping and educating his Long Beach, CA community. Whether it’s telling his patients how to best achieve their health and wellness goals or speaking to the benefits of a well-adjusted spine, Dr. Novak is proud to serve his local community at The Joint Chiropractic.

When he is not working at The Joint Chiropractic in Long Beach, he can be found spending time with his fiance, Denette, and his German Shepard puppy in their La Habra Heights home.

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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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This clinic is owned and operated by Harkins Chiropractic Corp of Southern California PC and managed by The Joint Corp.

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. ConsumerReports.org; July 2011.

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Offer valued at $39. Valid for new patients only. See clinic for chiropractor(s)' name and license info. Clinics managed and/or owned by franchisee or Prof. Corps. Restrictions may apply to Medicare eligible patients. Individual results may vary.