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The Joint Chiropractic - Montano

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The Joint Chiropractic - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Montano! 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 - Montano 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. James Hirning, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Montano

Dr. James Hirning, D.C., originally from California, graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. He was first inspired by chiropractic as a profession when he saw significant results as a patient himself. His time as a patient taught him that chiropractic care is not only for back and neck aches, but overall health and wellness. Dr. Hirning is inspired by chiropractic’s natural and drug-free form of medical care and enjoys educating his Albuquerque, NM community on it’s endless benefits.

Through his professional journey, Dr. Hirning has learned to serve a variety of patients from babies to grandparents and a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of manual manipulation. He has been The Joint’s local chiropractor in Albuquerque, NM since March 2013 and is honored to serve the Albuquerque, New Mexico community.

Dr. Hirning’s passion is seeing his patients live healthier and fuller lives as a result of his chiropractic efforts. Maximizing the connection between the brain and body through a well-adjusted spine leads to each of his patients achieving their health and wellness goals.

When he is not working at The Joint Chiropractic in Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Hirning spends his time coaching basketball, gardening and exercising.

Dr. Liriam Ramirez-Ortiz, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Montano

Dr. Liriam Ramirez-Ortiz D.C. was born and raised in King City, CA. Currently she resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Ramirez-Ortiz D.C. graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiology she went on to receive her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 2007.

In her second year of chiropractic school she had the privilege of being part of humanitarian trip to Bolivia with a group of students to provide chiropractic care to elementary school children and the local people in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The goal of the trip was not only to provide chiropractic care but also to educate the children and the locals about the benefits of chiropractic.

Before coming to work at The Joint she worked in San Diego treating patients involved in motor vehicle accidents, personal injuries, and work injuries. She has experience treating all types of musculoskeletal injuries from whiplash to ankle sprains.

Dr. Ramirez-Ortiz believes that chiropractic is not only for those people who are injured but also for healthy individuals such as infants, children, adults, and seniors who want to live life to the fullest potential and not have pain or disability limit their active living. This wellness goal can only be achieved through regular routine chiropractic care.

Dr. Ramirez-Ortiz D.C is currently working at the The Joint – Montano. In her spare time Dr. Ramirez-Ortiz enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and two dogs choco and krispy.

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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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