The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - Ballantyne Rea

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The Joint Chiropractic - Charlotte, North Carolina

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Ballantyne Rea! As your Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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 - Ballantyne Rea 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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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. Ahmed Migdadi, D.C. is a Medical PC, Chiropractor at Ballantyne Rea

Dr. Ahmed Migdadi, D.C. was raised in Oak Creek, WI, a small town south of Milwaukee. As Kid, he was a devoted athlete participating in soccer, basketball, and football. He earned his bachelor’s degree at UWM in biochemistry. As a result of his unrelenting interest in athletics and science of the human body anatomy, he enrolled at National University of Health Sciences, located in Lombard, IL. Throughout his four years at NUHS, he learned sharp approaches to patient care by combining clinical skills and making a treatment plan that fits the particular person's needs. His professional protocols include spinal and extremity manipulation, advanced rehabilitation exercises, nutrition, and kinseo-taping. One of his specialties is dealing with chronic headaches and migraines. He offers unique treatments for infants, children, adults, and elderly patients. “What continues to inspire me, as chiropractic physician” is to improve the public health and outlook on how to best stay healthy. It always seems that we are the last hope for many patients that fear there may not be an answer to the health challenges they face. I enjoy those challenges; it makes you go the distance to provide those solutions for these challenging problems. I have a passion for helping others and helping to improve patients overall health and wellness.

Dr. Briana Carlington, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Ballantyne Rea

Dr. Briana attended Winston Salem State University for her BS of Science and attained her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University. Outside of work she loves to travel & garden.

Dr. Guy Karcher, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Ballantyne Rea

Dr. Guy Karcher was born in St Petersburg Florida and raised in Tampa. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland College of Chiropractic in 1982.

Dr. Guy began working at The Joint July of 2021 with 40 years of experience. When asked what he loved most about what he does He answers, “My favorite things about being a chiropractor are helping people feel well through a natural approach and putting a smile on people's faces”.

Dr. Guy and his wife have 6 wonderful kids. During his free time, they enjoy hiking, scuba diving and skiing together.

Dr. Sydnee Tolpa, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Ballantyne Rea

Dr. Tolpa joined the Stonecrest team in May of 2022. Dr. Tolpa holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northeast College of Health Sciences with over 4200 hours of clinical training. Her chiropractic treatment style utilizes a blend of manual adjustments and Active Release® techniques to achieve pain free motion. She can alter her chiropractic style to suit a gentle or more powerful adjustment. Common areas she treats are the jaw, neck, low back, pelvis, and extremities for conditions such as headaches, carpal tunnel, epicondylitis, tendinitis, sprain/strain, and neuropathy. Dr. Tolpa has also worked closely with Pregnancy and Pediatrics as an ICPA Webster’s Certified provider; she is proficient in chiropractic adjustments for pregnant women, infants and children. Dr. Tolpa completed additional coursework in functional medicine to discover the root cause of illness and manage multifaceted chronic health issues. She has a special interest in digestive and hormonal health. Lab work, supplementation, and physical examination are utilized to create personalized treatments for every patient. Dr. Tolpa has an interest in mindfulness meditation work which led her to complete her yoga teacher training at La Casa Shambala in Koh Phangan, Thailand. In her spare time she is constantly learning new ways to expand her healing practices, training for half marathons, and hiking new trails.

Dr. Jose Cruz, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Ballantyne Rea

Dr. Jose Cruz was born and raised on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. He attended the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus where he earned a double major in Biology and industrial Microbiology. He then moved to Marietta, Georgia in 2016 in pursuit of obtaining his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University.

After obtaining his Doctorate of chiropractic he immediately started his next journey as a Chiropractor in Charlotte, NC. and Joined the Joint family.

His favorite part of what he does is knowing he is helping people achieve a better, healthier lifestyle. Dr. Cruz is bilingual as his native tongue is Spanish which allows him to also serve a population with a language barrier.

. Jose lives with his beautiful high school sweetheart/wife, their 6-month-old daughter, Siberian Husky and German Shepherd.

He is a huge fan of the New York Yankees and whoever beats the Boston Red Sox.

Four people he would invite to have the perfect dinner party (besides family) are Roberto Clemente, DD Palmer, Kobe Bryant, and Henry Ford.

Dr. Steven Jackson, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Ballantyne Rea

Dr. Steven H. Jackson, D.C., known as Dr. J to his patients, joined “The Joint Chiropractic” in 2023. He has been owner and operator of his own Chiropractic office in Matthews, NC for the past 26 years. Dr. Jackson received his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, located in Whittier, CA, in 1991. He had attended California State University at Fullerton where he worked on his undergraduate degree in biology. Receiving a baccalaureate degree in human biology from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. He had previously worked as a Respiratory Therapist prior to attending Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.

Dr. Jackson enjoys the challenge of healing patients through Chiropractic Care. Working as a Chiropractic Doctor and his past experience as a Respiratory Therapist have given him a great appreciation of how magnificent the human body is. He carries that same fascination and appreciation of the workings of the human body while teaching Anatomy and Physiology to students at Central Piedmont Community College who will be going into the health care fields as nurses, doctors, lab techs, and other specialties.

Dr. Jackson lives with his wife, Kathy. His children are now grown and he enjoys being a grand father. He is also an avid sportsman and enjoys being in the great outdoors. Camping, boating, hunting, golfing are just a few of the ways to stay healthy and mobile.

In Case You Didn't Know:

Dr. Jackson must have fresh fruit in the refrigerator. Apples that are tart and crunchy are a must have all year long.

If he was looking for the perfect dinner guests to share a dinner with, Dr. Jackson would love to exchange ideas with Jesus Christ, Alexander the Great, Dr. Jordan Peterson and George Washington. What a meal that would be!

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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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