The Joint Chiropractic - McCandless Crossing

Introductory offer!

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.

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - McCandless Crossing! As your local Pittsburgh chiropractor, we invite you to join the millions of Americans who have not only found relief from back pain, but also a pathway to wellness with chiropractic's natural, drug-free approach to healthcare.

How Our Chiropractors Can Help

Whether you are familiar with chiropractic care or this is your first time, you can expect your visit to The Joint to be new and different from any healthcare experience you've had before. Perhaps even life-changing.

Here is a quick and easy way to see what makes The Joint Chiropractic the perfect destination:

  • Conveniently Located
  • Open Nights & Weekends
  • No Appointment required
  • No Insurance Hassles / Requirements
  • Affordable Personalized Care Plans

Care at The Joint offers you and your family a quality, affordable, convenient and accessible healthcare solution. Chiropractic assists in eliminating and relieving the days of shoulder, neck and back pain as well as many other “symptoms” you may be experiencing. So whatever your ailments may be, visit our Pittsburgh chiropractic office, because your overall health is our business. And remember, you never need an appointment to visit The Joint so stop in when it is convenient for you. See you soon!

Chiropractic can provide non invasive, drug-free pain relief and prevention of:

  • Lower Back Pain and 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!

Did You Know?

Visiting a chiropractor on a routine basis can also help:

  • Improve Nervous System Function
  • Relieve Prenatal Discomfort
  • Increase Vitality and Improve Quality of Life
  • Provide Preventative Care
  • Improve Overall Health and Wellness for both Children and Adults

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.; 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.