The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - Sugar Hill

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The Joint Chiropractic - Sugar Hill, Georgia

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Sugar Hill! As your Sugar Hill 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 Sugar Hill 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 - Sugar Hill 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 Sugar Hill 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
  • Chronic Injuries
  • And More!

So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our Sugar Hill 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. Charles Kratz, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Sugar Hill

Dr. Kratz never thought chiropractic was his path. He didn’t know about the benefits chiropractic even held at the time that he was introduced to it. He was actually set to enter the electrical engineering program at college, when his father took him to see his chiropractor. His dad had been seeing the doctor for a while and had just started learning of all the benefits chiropractic had to offer. Having had a very weak immune system all through childhood and struggling to focus at school, Dr. Kratz just felt that was what life always was and always would be.

Then, he met Dr. Mary Frye. He didn’t have pain and didn’t really expect much to change. Dr. Mary found several misalignments and started adjusting him three times a week and surprising things started to happen. His thoughts became clearer, his focus strengthened, his immune system got strong, and his sicknesses were less and less. Dr. Kratz’s life started to change. He went from someone who struggled in life, to someone who was succeeding. When that started to happen, he knew he had to bring this miracle, called chiropractic, to as many as he could.

Dr. Kratz had the special privilege of attending 2 chiropractic colleges. He began his studies at Life University in Marietta, GA. By the end of 2002, Dr. Kratz decided he wanted to expand his knowledge of chiropractic and changed schools to finish is doctorate at Sherman college of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC. This academic career path has clearly given Dr. Kratz a significant edge in this demanding field.

Once Dr. Kratz graduated in 2004, He traveled back to Michigan, where he grew up, to practice. His practice included patients from newborn to elderly patients, he even had the opportunity to adjust a 104-year-old patient! After spending 8 years, again in the cold, he and his family decided it was time to make the move back down south to Georgia. Once back in Georgia, he took his practice to the next level and has performed well over 200,000 patient visits.

One of the most important things Dr. Kratz hopes to accomplish with chiropractic is to educate his community about the benefits chiropractic has on the nervous system. That it is not only about pain management, it is opening the pathways of the most advanced electrical circuit that has ever and will ever exist to allow the body to heal itself. Dr. Kratz gets excited when someone asks him to explain chiropractic and how it can help them.

Dr. Kratz is committed to bring exceptional health to all those in this community and beyond.

Dr. Karsten McGowan, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Sugar Hill

Dr. Karsten knew he wanted to be a chiropractor since he was a child. Growing up with a father who is a chiropractor, Dr. Karsten was raised experiencing and seeing the care that chiropractic can provide. He studied biology at the University of St. Thomas before attending Northwestern Health Sciences University to pursue his Doctorate of Chiropractic in Minnesota.

Shortly after graduation in 2017, Dr. Karsten moved to Georgia with his now wife, Kate. Dr. Karsten joined the Merrill Brothers’ Joint Chiropractic Team in January 2022. He is excited to continue providing excellent hands-on care and healing to the community of Sugar Hill. He enjoys seeing the positive progress his patients can achieve through non-invasive, natural treatment. Dr. Karsten continuously attends numerous seminars and training workshops to stay abreast of the latest educational news in the chiropractic profession and to perfect his craft.

In Case You Didn’t Know:

In his free time, Dr. Karsten enjoys going on nature walks with his wife and dog, Teddy and he likes to remain active by playing hockey and golfing. Dr. Karsten and his wife enjoy traveling both domestically to visit family and friends, as well as internationally. He considers himself a “foodie” and loves trying cuisines of all countries.

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This clinic is owned and operated by Lanier Chiro, LLC
Did You Know?

93% of patients who saw a chiropractor in the past year for neck or back pain say their chiropractor listened to them and provided convenient access to care. 1

1 Gallup-Palmer College. Managing Neck and Back Pain in America. Palmer.edu; 2018.

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