The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - McCandless Crossing

New Patient Special!

Offer valued at $39. Valid for new patients only. See clinic for chiropractor(s)' name and license info. Clinics managed and/or owned by franchisee or Prof. Corps. Restrictions may apply to Medicare eligible patients. Individual results may vary.

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
  • Fibromyalgia
  • 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 sports medicine from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 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 a neurosurgery clinic that is run by the University at Buffalo medical school.

After graduation, he returned to the Pittsburgh area and worked as the clinic 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, naturopathy, and functional medicine. His clinical goals are to help people maintain their health through natural methods and to promote patient education regarding natural and preventative medicine.

Dr. Chris Pfender, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

A Pittsburgher at heart, Dr. Pfender is excited to be home in Pittsburgh after living in various states and looks forward to providing the community with quality chiropractic care. He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology. He went on to complete his doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Florida where he was a member of the Dean’s list while earning his Doctor of Chiropractic degree and a certified teaching assistant in the Palmer Clinic. He is a State Licensed and Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic.

He was the clinic director of a large multi-disciplinary practice and collaborated with other medical providers to provide patient centered care to achieve optimal health. His practice interests include nutrition and preventative medicine. His goals include staying current on the latest research to provide his patients with the most up to date care as possible and providing health through natural medicine.

When not in the office Dr. Pfender loves spending time with his wife Jennifer and son Ethan. He loves the outdoors and any chance he gets to spend time on the golf course.  

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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This clinic is owned and operated by McCandless Crossing Chiropractic PC and managed by Duffy Chiro 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. ConsumerReports.org; July 2011.

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$ 29 * Initial Visit Includes consultation, exam & adjustment

Offer valued at $39. Valid for new patients only. See clinic for chiropractor(s)' name and license info. Clinics managed and/or owned by franchisee or Prof. Corps. Restrictions may apply to Medicare eligible patients. Individual results may vary.