Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Wolfchase! As your local Memphis 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.
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:
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 Memphis 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:
Visiting a chiropractor on a routine basis can also help:
Dr. Pat Kolwaite was born in Atlanta, GA and raised in different parts of the country, including Atlanta, Little Rock, and Syracuse, NY. He received his undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Auburn University in 1997. While a student at Auburn, he worked for the Tigers football team and saw the benefits and effects chiropractic care had on injured players. He decided that he wanted to deliver the same benefits to others and was accepted at Life University in Atlanta, GA, and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2001.
Dr. Pat married his college sweetheart, Monika, and moved to her hometown of Memphis upon graduation. He began and owned MidSouth Chiropractic Center. In 2008, he was named to the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40. Dr. Pat is proficient in many chiropractic techniques, most often utilizing Diversified, Thompson Drop, and Activator techniques. Seeing the tremendous benefits that routine chiropractic care gave to people’s life, but frustrated by insurance restrictions and expensive out of pocket costs to the patient, he decided to bring The Joint Chiropractic to the Memphis area.
“The everyday stresses that cause so many of our aches and pains don’t go away. People still have to go back to work the next day, or continue to put strains on themselves that their body wasn’t intended for. That’s what I love about The Joint. It allows people to affordably receive the care that they need, and delivers it in a manner that is convenient to almost everyone’s lifestyle.”
Dr. Pat and Monika have two young boys, Josh and Connor. As a family, they enjoy spending time outdoors, going to the lake, visiting the Memphis Zoo, and geocaching.
Dr Leath graduated with a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College -Kansas City, Missouri in 2005. He was married to his wife Jenny in 2006 and has two sons 2 and 4 years old. He also holds a Bachelors of Science degree with concentration in Human Anatomy also from CCCKC and an Associate’s degree in Allied Health from DSCC in Dyersburg, TN. Dr Leath is a board certified Chiropractor and also is certified in Dry Needling and Meridian Therapy. He is interested currently in functional medicine and is progressing towards a diplomate in clinical nutrition. He currently specializes in Diversified and Activator Chiropractic techniques.
Dr Leath has dedicated his life to helping others through Chiropractic care. He currently provides a conservative, personalized approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.
Dr. Wilson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Birmingham-Southern College in 1993. He then attended Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia and obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1997, graduating Magna cum laude. He is proficient in Diversified, Activator and Drop techniques.
Over the last 19 years Dr. Wilson has had experience working for several other chiropractors as well as for himself before making the decision to join the team at The Joint Memphis in January 2015. Dr. Wilson and his wife, Blythe, moved to Memphis 2 years ago and hope to start a family soon. They enjoy running and various other outdoor activities which help promote a good work/life balance.
Dr. Gangwish originally from Casper, Wyoming, was raised in a very athletic environment and participated in all major sports throughout school, with particular emphasis in gymnastics and tumbling. He was State All Around Gymnastics Champion in 1977. He competed on the United States Gymnastics National Tumbling team for ten years, where he won his three national titles. In 1978 he won the World Championships. He was also one of the twenty-seven gymnasts to join the first United States Professional Gymnastics Classic. Dr. Gangwish received his pre-chiropractic education at the University of Wyoming. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the world famous Palmer College of Chiropractic where chiropractic was founded. Dr. Gangwish has been practicing in the greater Mid-South area for the last twenty-five years.
Dr. Gangwish has done extensive pre and post graduate work in the famous Gonsted and Palmer technique of Chiropractic, as well as, activator and diversified techniques.
Dr. Gangwish has a practice emphasis to spinal injuries, plus a special interest in sports injuries to the extremities.
To quote one of the great minds of our time, “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the CARE OF THE HUMAN FRAME, in diet, and the cause and prevention of disease”. – Thomas A. Edison. “Dr. G” believes this to be the essence of Chiropractic and strives to attain these goals at The Joint for each and every patient.
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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