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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
  • 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 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. Adam Spanovich, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

Dr. Adam Spanovich, D.C was born and raised in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. His undergraduate degree was completed at Ohio University where he graduated cum laude 2012. Dr. Adam went on to receive his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Florida. Upon earning his doctorate in chiropractic, Dr. Adam practiced in Florida from 2016-2020. He has since returned to Pittsburgh to be near his family. As chiropractic patient Dr. Adam has experienced first-hand benefits of holistic care, and implements compassion and knowledge to all of his patients. When he is not treating patients Dr. Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and their 3 children.

Dr. Alex Tauberg, D.C. is a Chiropractor at McCandless Crossing

Dr.Alex Tauberg is originally from the Pittsburgh area. He graduated from Fox Chapel Area High School in 2009 and went on to Eckerd College where he graduated with a BA in Psychology. Dr. Tauberg then acquired his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Science in 2016. In his free time, he enjoys playing hockey, skiing, and watching Pittsburgh sports teams

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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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