The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - McCandless Crossing

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The Joint Chiropractic - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - McCandless Crossing! As your Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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 - McCandless Crossing 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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. Justin Shemenski, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

Dr. Shemenski grew up in western PA, graduating from Burrell high school, and later received his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Being a life-long wrestler and athlete spurred his interests in sports medicine and exercise physiology. He actively competed as a MMA fighter for nearly a decade and was featured on the cover of the nationally published book Unleashing Manhood in the Cage. He attained his doctorate at D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY. His clinical experiences included rotations at the Erie County Medical Center hospital system, a large multi-disciplinary sports medicine practice, and the University at Buffalo medical school’s neurosurgery clinic. His doctoral thesis on modulating the immune system using a common anti-histamine drug in Lyme disease was published in the biomedical journal Medical Hypothesis in 2016. After graduation, he returned to the Pittsburgh area and worked as the clinical director of two multi-disciplinary practices that treated a large range of musculoskeletal conditions with traditional allopathic medical treatments, physical medicine modalities, physical rehabilitation, and chiropractic care. While studying for his doctorate, Dr. Shemenski acquired a deep interest in nutrition, medical research, and functional medicine. His clinical goals are to help people optimize their health through natural methods and to promote patient education regarding natural and preventative medicine as well as chiropractic.

Dr. James Sites, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

Dr. James Sites was born and raised in New Kensington, Pennsylvania in 1975. He attended St. Joseph’s Elementary School followed by Central Catholic High School. After high school, Dr. James attended both Allegheny College in Meadville and CCAC in Monroeville. Two and a half years after graduating from Central Catholic, he matriculated to Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa to start his chiropractic education at the age of 20. After graduating Palmer in 1999, Dr. James moved to Atlanta, Georgia to begin helping people live healthier lives. While there he helped 4 different high school athletic programs to prevent and recover from injury. In 2002 Dr. James moved to Denver, Colorado to work with other successful chiropractors, helping them with their missions to increase people’s quality of life by improving their function. In 2009, Dr. James moved back home to Pittsburgh where he has, again, had one singular focus. To help people. Other than living the chiropractic lifestyle, he enjoys weight training, yoga, traveling, and making and drinking craft beer.

Dr. Bill Howrilla, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

Dr. Bill Howrilla grew up in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh where he attended North Allegheny School District. He went on to attend Penn State where he received a BS in Human Physiology. He received his doctorate in Chiropractic from Logan University in St. Louis Missouri. Practicing a ‘family style’ type of practice from ages newborn to 94 years old he began to get an increased interest in nutrition and biochemical function, so he acquired his Certification in Functional Medicine from Functional Medicine University in 2015. He enjoys serving the public with a rounded type of practice utilizing many styles of adjustments. In his leisure time he enjoys being a foodie with his wife while still living the Chiropractic lifestyle and enjoys the outdoors from hiking to biking. Walking a majority of the Appalachian trail is on his bucket list as long as there is time to sample some wine and craft beer along the way.

Dr. Nick Heasley, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

Dr. Nick was born and raised in Oil City, PA. He grew up with two brothers where competition to be the best drove them all to pursue physically and academically challenging lives. After high school he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for four years, two of which were served overseas.

After returning home from his military service, he attended The Pennsylvania State University and studied geology. He then attended New York Chiropractic College where he received his Bachelor of Professional Studies with a concentration in the Life Sciences and his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.

During his time at New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Nick learned that every person’s goals to health are different and that a patient-centered approach to care leads to the greatest results and highest levels of satisfaction.

He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association where he has access to the most up to date chiropractic research in order to provide his patients with the highest quality of chiropractic care available. Dr. Nick owns Sapien Chiropractic in Wexford where he specializes in performance-based rehab care and nutritional coaching.

Dr. Nick spends his down time outdoors where he enjoys hunting, hiking, and skiing. He also enjoys cooking and constantly practices and lives a healthy, stress-free lifestyle.

Dr. Joe DeFelice is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic- Davenport, Iowa Campus. He is a resident of Plum, where he owns and operates Vital Spark Chiropractic. Dr. Joe also enjoys traveling to teach his “Yoga of Chiropractic” seminars. When he’s not treating patients at his clinic or here at The Joint McCandless, you can find him lifting kettle bells, training MMA, cooking or reading.

Dr. Don Rowe, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

Dr. Donald Rowe is a Pittsburgh native, having grown up 45 minutes south of the city. He completed his undergraduate studies at Pennsylvania State University, followed by his graduate studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Davenport, Iowa campus. Dr. Rowe was nominated for the Clinical Excellence Award at Palmer, which is the highest honor they offer. He and his wife Bonnie are the proud parents of 5 kids, Brenden, Blain, Bailey, Brogan and Breayr. Some of his favorite activities outside of the clinic include going to the movies or reading a good book, enjoying the outdoors, spending time at the gym and attending church.

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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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