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The Joint Chiropractic - Rockford Forest Plaza

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The Joint Chiropractic - Rockford, Illinois

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Rockford Forest Plaza! As your Rockford 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 Rockford 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 - Rockford Forest 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 Rockford 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 Rockford 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. Kory Spear, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Rockford Forest Plaza

I have been in private practice since my graduation from Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport, Iowa) in 1992. My journey has taken me to Wisconsin, Colorado, Florida, Illinois and even the US Virgin Islands. I have been in the Rockford area most of the last 15 years.

I was raised in Bettendorf, Iowa. I competed in gymnastics in high school and into college. I am a huge Iowa Hawkeyes fan and I try to annually attend a football game and wrestling meet. While at Palmer College I started to play rugby and continued for several years after.

In the Rockford area I have been very involved in the fitness world through my practice and CrossFit. I have co-owned a local CrossFit gym and still coach some CrossFit athletes. I also have competed in CrossFit locally and nationally.

While I have treated many professional athletes over the years, in a variety of sports, my practice focus has always been on lifetime family wellness care. I like to call it, “wellness care from birth to death.”

Outside of the office I am a proud husband to my wife Brandy, honored to be the father of my sons Brandin and Sawyer, and my step daughters Hailey and Madison. Brandy and I are also blessed to be grandparents to our granddaughters Alex and River.

When I am not in the office, Brandy and I workout nearly everyday. I am also a huge fan of high school and college wrestling, football, rugby and CrossFit. But nothing is more relaxing than watching a great movie.

I look forward to providing affordable and high quality chiropractic care to you all here at The Joint in Rockford.

Dr. Laura Crane, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Rockford Forest Plaza

I moved to Lombard Illinois from Michigan in 2004 for Chiropractic school and have practiced in the Chicagoland area ever since.

I was raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan and attended Michigan State University where I earned my bachelor’s degree in Human Physiology. After completion of my bachelor’s, I attended National University of Health Sciences where I graduated with my Chiropractic degree.

During Chiropractic school, I started running and biking and have since completed several triathlons and running races with distances of 5k to 50k. My next goal is to complete a 50-mile race.

With my love for running and fitness, I spend a lot of my free time with my husband working out and training for races. This has led me to another passion of nutrition. I have taken many continuing education courses to learn more about nutrition and how to live a healthier lifestyle.

I am excited to join the Rockford team and provide quality effective chiropractic care to the community.

Dr. Sean Gilmore, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Rockford Forest Plaza

My chiropractic education began when my father moved his family to Davenport, Ia to study chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1967, I was 3 years old. My earliest memories are afternoons spent in the student clinic, my dad practicing his setups and thrusts then sliding down the table as it rose to its upright position.

Dad passed in 2003 but his love of and devotion to chiropractic continues in my two sisters and me.

When I separated from the military I was in my mid-twenties, living in Italy, when I met an American couple who needed a crew member aboard their 48 foot sloop, Halcyon. This opened the door to a number of adventures at sea.

After Italy, I returned to the US and worked a number of jobs before going to live in Ireland where I worked as a mechanic, a delivery driver and a cemetery worker. It was while I was in Ireland that I decided to return to the US and, finally, further my education.

Back in the US, in St. Louis, Mo, I took undergraduate degrees in electronic engineering and engineering management before attending Logan College of Chiropractic where I earned a third undergraduate degree in human biology before earning my Doctor of Chiropractic in 2008.

With my diploma in hand, I took the certification exams in the United Kingdom and practiced with my older sister in Salt Coats, Scotland.

When my work visa expired, I returned to the US, to live with my younger sister in Crystal Lake, Il, and I am excited to be working at The Joint in Rockford and look forward to helping my patients attain, and maintain their health.

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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.
$59.00 / Month
Additional visits just $10
Cost per visit less than $15
62% 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 $30
23% savings vs. single visit rate
10 Visits
Cost per visit less than $26
33% savings vs. single visit rate
20 Visits
Cost per visit less than $20
48% savings vs. single visit rate

Single Visits

Our single visit is an affordable and flexible option.

Keep Your Joints Healthy and Protected

By Stephen R. FarrisOur joints are one of the key components that help make us flexible. We use our joints for bending, twisting, walking, lifting, and many other things that contribute to body movement.If

Stretch Those Muscles Before Exercising

By Stephen R. FarrisWhether you work out in the spring, summer, fall or winter, do you jump right into it, or do you warm up before getting started?Hopefully, you're warming up before exercising. If not,

Keeping Your Family Fit In the Summer

By Brandi Goodman The summer season provides lots of opportunity for fitness. The sun shines often and the warm days encourage people everywhere to get outdoors and explore their surroundings. Take

Don't Forget to Exercise Your Mind

By Stephen R. FarrisHave you ever walked into another room in your house and forgotten why you were going in there? You knew very well what the reason was in the other room, but whatever it was vanished

Managing Stress in Our Personal Lives

By Stephen R. FarrisWe all deal with stress in some fashion during our lives. Our stress can be triggered by numerous things, such as trying to meet deadlines at work, having to take the kids to school

Beginning the Day With a Morning Walk

By Stephen R. FarrisThere's nothing more rejuvenating than waking up in the morning, putting on a T-shirt, sweat pants, athletic footwear, stretching the legs and arms, then heading outdoors as the sun
This clinic is owned and operated by Chiro Choice North PC and managed by JCDS Management Group LLC

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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