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The Joint Chiropractic - Carmel Mountain

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The Joint Chiropractic - San Diego, California

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Carmel Mountain! As your San Diego 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 San Diego 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 - Carmel Mountain 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 San Diego 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 San Diego 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. Derek Potvin, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Carmel Mountain

Dr. Derek Potvin, D.C. was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario CANADA. A U.S. border town at the junction of Lake Superior and Huron. As a multi-sport athlete, he played ice hockey at the the Junior and Collegiate levels.

It was during this time that Dr. Potvin developped a passion for the human body, physical fitness, and the treatment of injuries.

"Dr. Derek," as he is known to his patients, graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, Minnesota in April 1999. By 2001, he already had his own successful practice in Dana Point, California in South Orange County. Over the years, he has treated a wide range of patients of all ages.

When Dr. Derek is not giving chiropractic adjustments, he can be found at the beach with family and friends, helping coach his son's hockey team, or enjoying Italian or Mexican cuisine.

Dr. Raymund Miranda, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Carmel Mountain

Dr. Raymund Miranda joined The Joint Chiropractic’s network of doctors in 2020. He attended Cleveland Chiropractic College where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1995. Dr. Miranda is the local chiropractor in Carmel Mountain, CA and is excited to serve the local community.

Dr. Miranda realized early on that chiropractic care was his calling.

“When I was told that healing “happens from the inside out”, that’s when I knew chiropractic was for me. I believe that our bodies were created to move, and my goal has been to find out and remove barriers that are in the way. Do this and allow the body to do it’s job.”

Dr. Miranda says the best thing about working in the chiropractic field is the people. He says he has met some remarkable people through his career.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Miranda 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. Miranda isn’t working at The Joint Chiropractic in Carmel Mountain, CA, he loves spending his time running, hiking, working out and spending time with his family.

Dr. Justin Keffer, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Carmel Mountain

Dr. Justin Keffer, D.C. joined The Joint Chiropractic’s network of doctors in 2020. He is currently working out of San Diego, CA and is very excited to serve his local community.

Dr. Keffer knew early on that he had an interest in healthcare as a profession. It was his chiropractor back in Ohio that set him on his path to Life Chiropractic College West, where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

Through Dr. Keffer's professional journey, he has served all ages including infants through geriatrics for the management of a wide array of issues including headaches, neck pain, upper back pain, sciatica and of course maintenance or wellness care. He has been able to help others achieve their health goals through an optimal functioning nervous system and a well-adjusted spine, balancing the brain-body connection.

Dr. Keffer loves getting to know his patients, and making connections with his local community.

When Dr. Keffer is not working at The Joint Chiropractic in San Diego, CA, he can be found wakeboarding, snowboarding, hiking, eating tacos, watching football, or reading.

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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.
$79.00 / Month
Additional visits just $10
Cost per visit less than $20
49% 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 60 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 $34
14% savings vs. single visit rate
10 Visits
Cost per visit less than $29
25% savings vs. single visit rate
20 Visits
Cost per visit less than $24
39% 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.; July 2011.

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