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The Joint Chiropractic - Albuquerque North

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The Joint Chiropractic - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Albuquerque North! As your Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque 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 - Albuquerque North 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 Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque 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. Donald Butterfield, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Albuquerque North

Dr. Donald (DJ) Butterfield grew up primarily in Utah, by way of Texas, Okinawa, Japan, and Missouri, thanks to his father’s work in the United States Air Force. After high school, Dr. Butterfield served as a missionary in Perth, Australia for two years, before joining the Air Force himself. He was introduced to chiropractic after a work accident at the age of sixteen, and maintained an interest in holistic healing throughout his time as a missionary and in the military. In 2012, Dr. Butterfield relocated to Davenport, Iowa to pursue his dream of a chiropractic education at Palmer College of Chiropractic, the school founded by the father of Chiropractic, D.D. Palmer, in 1897.

While at Palmer, Dr. Butterfield trained in a variety of chiropractic techniques, including Activator Methods, Diversified, Thompson, Logan Basic, and Quantum Spinal Mechanics. Dr. Butterfield was privileged to complete a portion of his residency at two Community Outreach clinics, providing care for under-served communities in Iowa and Illinois. He has experience treating immuno-compromised patients, as well as those with cerebral palsy and other permanent health conditions. Thanks in part to his wife’s two pregnancies during his time at Palmer, Dr. Butterfield has also developed techniques to alleviate many of the discomforts of pregnancy and to facilitate optimal birth positions for babys.

After graduating with a Doctorate of Chiropractic, Dr. Butterfield and his family returned to his wife’s hometown of Albuquerque, embracing the incredible climate and beautiful culture of New Mexico. He is pleased to be a member of the New Mexico Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Brian Dickert, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Albuquerque North

Dr. Brian Dickert joined The Joint Chiropractic team in August 2018 when he became the local chiropractor for Corrales in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Dickert has been providing chiropractic care for over 20 years, after receiving his doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic.

He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to his current home of Albuquerque, NM in May 2017. Dr. Dickert loves serving his local Albuquerque community and is passionate about educating and encouraging his local community to live a healthy and active lifestyle.

Dr. Dickert first became interested in chiropractic care as a profession after his own experience as a patient. He believes to be a ‘chiropractic miracle case’ and wanted to share its benefits with others in pain.

Over the course of his professional career Dr. Dickert has learned to serve a range of patients from infants to grandparents all with a variety of ailments such as sciatica, neck pain, upper and lower back pain, migraines, arthritis and much more.

In his spare time, Dr. Dickert can be found running and biking, or spending time with his wife Laura and their 2 children.

Dr. Summer Durling, D.C., originally from Missouri, graduated from Logan University, College of Chiropractic. She was first inspired by chiropractic as a profession when she saw significant results as a patient herself during high school. Dr. Durling is inspired by chiropractic’s natural form of health care and enjoys educating her Albuquerque, NM community on it’s endless benefits.

Throughout her professional journey as a chiropractor, Dr. Durling has had the opportunity to serve a range of patients from infants to grandparents as well as pregnant women, all with a range of cases including sciatica pain, neck pain, upper and lower back pain, migraines and much more.

Dr. Durling is very passionate about helping her local Albuquerque community. She loves having the ability to see changes in her patient’s lives after they visit with her.

When Dr. Durling is not working at The Joint, she enjoys staying active, traveling, helping animals, and spending time with her husband Jeremy and their pets.

Dr. Meghan Meek, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Albuquerque North

Dr. Meghan Meek, D.C. is a Long Beach, California native and has always had an interest in a healthcare and medicine profession. Dr. Meek had always love getting treated with chiropractic care, and eventually realized through research and observation that she wanted to help people in that way. That brought Dr. Meek to Southern California University of Health Sciences, where she graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in April of 2017.

The best part of Dr. Meek’s day is making a patient feel better by keeping them healthy or helping reduce their pain. This rewarding profession allows Dr. Meek to use her hands for good and educate her new community of Albuquerque, New Mexico on the benefits of routine chiropractic care. Throughout her career as a Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Meeks has had the opportunity to treat a range of patients including babies and grandparents alike, with a range of symptoms and ailments such as sciatica pain, neck pain, upper and lower back pain, and migraines.

Dr. Meek joined The Joint Chiropractic in June of 2017 and recently made the move to her new home clinic of North Towne in Albuquerque, NM. She is excited to make an impact on her new community. In her spare time Dr. Meek’s is a novelist and continues to work on her first ever book series.

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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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