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The Joint Chiropractic - Colorado Springs

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The Joint Chiropractic - Colorado Springs, Colorado

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Colorado Springs! As your Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs 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 - Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs 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. James Ploutz, DC joined The Joint Chiropractic of Colorado Springs in May 2018 and has been assigned to the Colorado Springs clinic since he started. He prefers to go by Dr. Jim. Dr. Jim graduated from Broome Community College with a Liberal arts degree in 1991. Shortly after he attended New York College of Chiropractic and graduated in 1995 with his doctorate degree.

The thing Dr. Jim loves best about Chiropractic is the natural and safe health care he can provide without the use of drugs. He also loves having a profound impact on the health of his patients.

Dr. Jim worked as a Chiropractor in his home town of Binghamton NY. He has twenty-three years as a Chiropractor.

Dr. Jim is a big time outdoorsman and enjoys, hunting, fishing, ATVs, outdoor sports and exploring this beautiful state of Colorado.

Dr. Jim has one son who he loves to spend time with.

As a teenager Dr. Jim simply could not understand the idea of how ingesting man-made chemicals could lead to a greater expression of life. He found chiropractic to make so much more sense when it came to the concept of health. The body is self-healing and self-regulating the neurological system is the master system in charge of that self-healing and self-regulating anything that interferes with the nervous system affects the body's ability to self-regulate and self-heal. Subluxations interfere with the nervous system and therefore must be removed by the chiropractor in order to achieve the greatest expression of health.

Dr. Jim loves the simplicity of the philosophy of The Joint – focusing on the most powerful thing we can do for a patient which is the adjustment and creating an avenue for more people to be able to benefit from chiropractic care at an affordable cost.

Dr. Jim says you will always find his refrigerator stocked with food, preferably venison or elk since he is a hunter.

Dr. Ploutz loves and played baseball with aspirations of going pro. Understandably if he had to an opportunity to have dinner with any four people he admired two of them would be baseball players they would be Pete Rose and Cal Ripkin. As a Chiropractor he would also invite Dr. Patrick Gentempo D.C. as a guest and last but not least President Teddy Roosevelt.

The coolest thing ever that Dr. Jim has done is become a father “it's the coolest thing ever because the older I get the more I turn into my own father (and that's awesome).”

Dr. Nick was born and raised in Oil City, PA. He grew up with two brothers where competition to be the best drove them all to pursue physically and academically challenging lives. In high school he played football and baseball. After high school he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for four years, two of which were served overseas.

Upon returning home from his military service, Dr. Nick attended The Pennsylvania State University where he studied geology. He then attended New York Chiropractic College where he received his Bachelor of Professional Studies with a concentration in the Life Sciences and his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Nick graduated from NYCC with honors in August of 2019.

During his time at New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Nick learned that every person’s goals to health are different and that a patient-centered approach to care leads the greatest results and highest levels of satisfaction.

Dr. Nick has been certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, passing the board exams for parts I, II, II, IV and Physiotherapy.

He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association where he has access to the most up to date chiropractic research in order to provide his patients with the highest quality of chiropractic care available.

Dr. Nick spends much of his down time outdoors where he enjoys hunting, hiking, and skiing. He also enjoys cooking and constantly practices and lives a healthy-stress free lifestyle.

He has been with The Joint Chiropractic since January 2020.

Why did you choose this profession?

I chose this profession because I wanted to stay active and not sit behind a desk for the rest of my life. I also want help other achieve their best possible physical condition by providing effective adjustments.

What do you like about TJ?

I like The Joint because it offers patients the ability to stop by at any time of the day to receive a chiropractic adjustment to help alleviate aches and pains.

What hobbies do you have and what do you like to do outside of work?

I love spending time with my life partner Grace and our two beautiful dogs. I love to go skiing, backpacking, rock climbing and mountain biking. I enjoy working on cars and gardening.

List anything else your patients should know about you.

I enjoy eating healthy and learning more about how nutrition can help our bodies heal and ward off sicknesses. Feel free to ask me any questions as I am an open book, and if I don’t know the answer then I’ll do more research to find out.

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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 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 $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.; July 2011.

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