The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - Whittier

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The Joint Chiropractic - Whittier, California

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Whittier! As your Whittier 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 Whittier 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 - Whittier 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 Whittier 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 Whittier 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. Kenisha Faniel, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Whittier

Dr. Faniel was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences with her doctorate in chiropractic. As a Chiropractor Physician, Dr. Faniel believes that pain and disease are a combination of mechanical and emotional stress that the body endures from daily demands of life. Dr. Faniel is dedicated to treating the patients cause, symptoms and physical dysfunctions and helping patients return to a pain free status. She is highly committed to helping all her patients achieve optimal health and wellness, in order to live a pain free and enjoyable lifestyle.

Dr. Faniel received her B.S. degree from California State University Dominquez Hills in General Biology. While attaining her undergraduate and doctoral degree, Dr. Faniel worked as a mental health worker at Silver Lake Medical Center, where she specialized in adult psychiatric care for 6 years. As a student, she lacked sleep and suffered with headaches. Chiropractic care helped reduce her stress levels and headaches allowing her to gain a more enjoyable life. Through her experience, she is passionate and determined about always helping those in need which led her to a committed journey of healing through chiropractic care. She has helped a wide variety of people from the weekend warrior, athletes, office worker, children and the elderly.

Dr. Faniel is certified in Activator Technique, Advance Diversified Technique, Cox Technique, Graston Technique, TMD/TMJ Technique and Pediatrics Manipulation. She has advance training in personal injury.

In her spare time she enjoys being with her family, attending church events, watching movies, playing with her dogs, hiking and going to the beach. Her favorite quote is “The first health is wealth.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Dr. Timothy Gallo, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Whittier

Dr. Gallo is a native southern Californian. His intense curiosity about how the body functions, and what factors help the body function, lead him to pursue and receive his doctorate in chiropractic in 1994 from Cleveland Chiropractic College at Los Angeles. Needless to say, with over 21 years of experience, he has improved and helped so many people from all walks of life. Having performed thousands of gentle chiropractic adjustments without incident, and being an expert in many chiropractic techniques, you can bet he brings a lot to the table when it comes to helping his clients. He always listens to the concerns and questions of his clients and tailors his technique especially for them. His style always emphasizes balance and decompression, and improved joint function which not only feels great, but also is great for you. He knows firsthand that ongoing chiropractic maintenance care offers significant health benefits and we're lucky to have him at The Joint in Anaheim! Come see him. The Joint is located at the Anaheim Town Square.

Dr. Blake Caropino, D.C. was born and raised in West Covina, California, but moved to Whittier, CA where he attended Southern California University of Health Sciences where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in December of 2016.

Dr. Caropino prides himself on his patient care and loves helping his patients live the healthiest and fullest lives possible. He has learned to serve a wide range of patients from infants to grandparents, athletes or 9-5ers all with a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of manual manipulation.

Dr. Caropino’s passion is educating his Whittier community on the benefits of chiropractic care and the goals one can achieve through a well-adjusted spine and the use of manual manipulation.

When Dr. Caropino is not working at The Joint Chiropractic in Whittier or Winery Estates, he spends his time either hiking or with his daughter and fiance.

Dr. Kristina Magafas, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Whittier

Dr. Kristina Magafas, D.C. was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and now resides in Los Angeles, California where she is the local chiropractor for The Joint Chiropractic Whittier. Dr. Magafas attended the Palmer College of Chiropractic where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic. She first became inspired by the profession when she learned she can improve lives and encourage people to become more active.

Dr. Magafas has learned to serve a range of patients all with varied symptoms and ailments. In fact, chiropractic even took her to Fiji where she participated in a clinic abroad program. While in Fiji, Dr. Magafas was able to treat and help over 100 patients in need of neck and spine pain relief. This taught her a lot about the benefits of chiropractic and inspired Dr. Magafas to continue to educate her own Whittier community on the benefits of routine chiropractic care.

Dr. Magafas’ passion is helping others feel and function better as a result of her chiropractic efforts. She loves seeing her patients improve their quality of life the most natural way possible.

When Dr. Magafas isn’t working at The Joint Chiropractic in Whittier, CA, she enjoys active hobbies such as bootcamp workouts, hiking or going to the beach.

Dr. Maureen Berger, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Whittier

Dr. Berger was born in Toronto, Canada. She traveled to California as a legal resident when she was a young person and then became a Naturalized American Citizen in her early adulthood. She graduated from LACC with her doctorate in chiropractic. As a Chiropractor, Dr. Berger believes that a huge benefit in chiropractic care involves its ability to to focus on patient quality care while utilizing the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Dr. Berger is dedicated to sharing with her patients the natural health benefits from chiropractic and how it can help people in their every day attaining an optimal well-being.

Dr. Berger earned her Bachelor of Art degree in Physical Education and her Master of Art Degree in Administration and Supervision in Curriculum Development within Physical Education from California State University of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. While attending her graduate studies she earned a specialization in Athletic Training and Conditioning. Dr. Berger also attended University of Alberta in Alberta, Canada emphasizing her graduate study in Sports Medicine.

Through her career experience, she has been most satisfied when seeing the gratifying expression in her patients appreciation from the effort and skill in performing their chiropractic adjustment.

In her spare time she enjoys being a wife, mother, and grandparent to her sons' Border Collie and Lab Mix dogs. She also enjoys traveling, going to the movies and eating out in restaurants. When asked of a major achievement in her life, Dr. Berger eagerly acknowledges a major achievement has been in watching her children grow up and be happy while succeeding in their challenges in life. When requested what is a personal motto to live by she acknowledges, “I will serve my patient to the best of my ability......”

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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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