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The Joint Chiropractic - Tri City Plaza

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The Joint Chiropractic - Clearwater, Florida

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Tri City Plaza! As your Clearwater 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 Clearwater 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 - Tri City 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 Clearwater 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 Clearwater 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. Sam Scott, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Tri City Plaza

Dr. Sam Scott graduated from Indiana University. In pre-med, majoring in biology and Latin, he was a published research biologist. During his junior year, by the inspiration of some of his athlete friends, he ventured into IU’s Health and Science Career Office and discovered chiropractic. He found his purpose-driven life in the profession that centers around health and wellness. Living in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, he attended National University of Health Sciences. He served as class president and completed his internship at NUHS Chicago General, in downtown Chicago. He would go on to open his own practice, Pure Wellness. His focus is diversified technique.

As an only child, he became his mother’s full-time primary caregiver while she had an unexpected long, brave battle with stage 4 breast cancer. Using his culinary skills as a trained chef and his extensive background in nutrition, he took care of his mom’s life with love until her passing. Upon moving back to Florida two years ago, he chose to live in Clearwater.

Living a life of sports on a personal level, Dr. Sam can truly relate to most patient’s injuries. In his younger years, he was a sponsored skateboarder, touring America in competitions. He enjoys a healthy, active lifestyle with everything from tennis and golf to surfing and snowboarding. In his relaxing time, Dr. Sam enjoys cooking, reading, and oil painting.

“Your body is an organic machine that, with regular chiropractic wellness care, can truly perform at it’s finest.”

Dr. John Rauch, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Tri City Plaza

Dr. John Rauch received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, GA in 1998. He is trained in many techniques including activator and diversified chiropractic. After many years of being a chiropractor, his passion for chiropractic and helping his patients get well has been a priority. Dr. John Rauch and his family get adjusted regularly at least once a week to stay healthy and keep their spines healthy. Dr. John Rauch graduated from University of Maryland with a B.S. Degree in 1992. Dr. John Rauch enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, going to beaches, and hiking various state parks in Florida!

Dr. Michael Ward, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Tri City Plaza

Dr. Michael Ward is a North Carolina Triad native who worked as a professional bodywork therapist since 2004 and as a yoga practitioner since 2001. He initially graduated from UNC-G, completed the professional massage therapy program from GTCC a few years later, attended Daoist Traditions College for Chinese Medical Arts, and most recently graduated from National University of Health Sciences with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

As an evidence-based natural physician rooted in functional medicine and yoga therapy, Dr. Michael treats the whole patient, considering nutrition and lifestyle choices to determine root-causes of imbalance, pain, and disease. Due to his extensive Hatha Yoga background, Dr. Michael provides unique yoga-integrated approaches to treatment and rehabilitation. Fifteen years of neuromuscular massage therapy trained his hands to put patients at ease while releasing myofascial tension. This diverse background yields an integration of western and eastern approaches to acupuncture and monofilament needling. Above all else, Michael is dedicated to helping patients embrace their limitations as opportunities to transform and grow. His guiding principle is to help patients navigate the inevitabilities of body pains that need not lead to suffering.

On the home front, Michael enjoys time with his husband Roger, their champion miniature schnauzer dogs, playing saxophones, healthy gourmet & pellet grill smoker cooking, international travel, and a deep appreciation for the arts in general. He loves practicing yoga in nature, growing his own food, camping, boating, swimming, hiking, reading, and is a huge Star Trek fan.

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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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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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