The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - San Marcos - Grand Plaza

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The Joint Chiropractic - San Marcos, California

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - San Marcos - Grand Plaza! As your San Marcos 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 Marcos 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 - San Marcos - Grand Plaza 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 Marcos 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 Marcos 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. Nick Sorenson, D.C. is a Chiropractor at San Marcos - Grand Plaza

A native Northern Californian, Dr. Nick Sorenson is a sports enthusiast and routinely goes to the gym along with enjoying the outdoors whenever he gets a chance. As a 2014 Palmer West graduate, Dr. Nick Sorenson began his career in his hometown of Rocklin California where he was part time chiropractor. Growing up in a household of a Mother who works as a school teacher and Father who was an Elementary Principal for 20+ years, he had education in his blood. Therefore, prior to attending Palmer he graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelor in Kinesiology where he earned his Physical Education teaching credential. After moving to San Diego in late 2015 he began teaching 3rd and 4th graders in the Del Mar Union School District. He loves being able to educate kids on Mondays followed by educating patients about the human body for the rest of the week here at The Joint. 

Dr. Derek Potvin, D.C. is a Chiropractor at San Marcos - Grand Plaza

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.

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Read what our amazing chiropractic patients have to say about our chiropractors and care at The Joint Chiropractic - San Marcos - Grand Plaza in San Marcos, CA

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.

Improving the Afternoon Snack

By Donna StarkThe afterschool snack. There’s really nothing a child loves more than to walk into their home after a long day at school and head straight toward the pantry … and with good

Fall is the Time for Superfoods!

By Donna Stark The fall season brings so many changes … there’s that shift in our wardrobe to sweaters and scarves, the dip in temperature that calls for nights to be filled with hot chocolate,

How Well Are You Sleeping?

By Donna Stark You gave up the sodas and junk food, you are hitting the gym more days than not during the week, and those lazy Sunday afternoons you used to relish? Well, it certainly was hard to say

A Lemon a Day

By Donna Stark My daughter is home for the summer from college and I have to say, I am really proud of the transformation that has taken place while she was at school. Although never unhealthy because

Great Nutrition on a Limited Budget

By Donna Stark It used to be that I always had the best intentions to purchase healthy items when I headed into the grocery store, but somewhere between parking my car and Aisle 4, those intentions seemed

Not Your Ordinary Workout

By Donna Stark We all know that it’s extremely important to do some type of exercise at least a couple of times a week, right? But what if you are tired of the gym, or bored of the same old routine

Chiropractic Care Isn't Just for Pain Relief

By Donna Kostiew Chiropractic care has long been associated with pain relief. In fact, it’s usually the go-to response for many when talking with others who suffer from neck, shoulder, and back
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.