The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - Walnut Creek

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The Joint Chiropractic - Walnut Creek, California

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Walnut Creek! As your Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 - Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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. David Gilligan, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Walnut Creek

From an early age, Dr. David Gilligan believed he would pursue a career in chiropractic after witnessing a chiropractor heal his father from a serious auto accident which left him bedridden. He was fortunate to attend Arizona State University on a full academic scholarship before graduating from the Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2003 with a doctor of chiropractic degree. For 15 years, he dedicated himself to his private practice in Scottsdale, AZ before relocating to the Bay area in an effort to serve the masses with an affordable new vision of chiropractic care at The Joint Chiropractic in Walnut Creek, CA.

Dr. Gilligan has gained considerable knowledge and experience over his career and has developed chiropractic manipulation and mobilization techniques to help alleviate the physical discomfort of those with neck pain, upper and lower back pain, migraines, tension headaches, shoulder pain, sciatica, allergies, back pain during pregnancy, arthritis, rib pain, sprained ankles and other sports related injuries. In addition, he has seen chiropractic care improve the quality of life of those affected by fibromyalgia, gastro-intestinal disorders, auto-immune diseases, thyroid disorders, chronic fatigue, attention deficit disorder, brain fog and additional stress-related issues.

Dr. Gilligan has continued his education annually receiving post-graduate certifications in spinal and extremity adjusting, sports medicine and the treatment of soft tissue injuries, plus activator methods adjusting technique. He has a delightful bedside manner which helps inspire his patients to feel their best.

Dr. Gilligan and his wife are proud parents of three young children. In his free time, Dr. Gilligan enjoys traveling with his family and exploring all the Bay area has to offer. He also attends The Rock, his church in Danville.

Dr. Mark Locker, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Walnut Creek

Dr. Mark Locker is a licensed Chiropractor and Wellness Consultant who has been living and serving the Walnut Creek community for over 14 years. Dr. Mark has been freeing people from pain, helping patients with a variety of health challenges and helping families elevate their levels of health and vitality. As a Chiropractor with over 19 years of experience, thousands of hours of post-graduate continuing education and a deep passion for helping others, Dr. Mark is committed to promoting and maintaining the optimal health and well-being of his patients.

Dr. Mark uses a “whole person approach”. This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Mark is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

As an ex-avid athlete who has participated in most sports known to man (his torn knee has reduced him to golf and cycling). Dr. Mark is familiar with the particular needs of athletes and specializes in keeping many of our local weekend warriors at the top of their game.

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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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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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