Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Antioch! As your Nashville 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.
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 - Antioch 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 Nashville is your perfect destination for pain relief and preventative care:
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.
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:
So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our Nashville 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!
Dr. Ryan Footit, D.C. was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin and has lived in Minneapolis, Chicago and now Nashville Tennessee. Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, Ryan, was climbing the corporate ladder in Banking and Finance holding positions from personal banker, branch manager, and Director of Training and Development. While in Chicago, he attended National University of Health Sciences where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. After graduation he achieved his lifelong dream of moving to Nashville and opened his own private practice Footit to Health and Wellness.
His journey into chiropractic care came after suffering life long debilitating migraines that simply could not be managed via the traditional medical model. It was during his banking days a floating teller came in during one of his migraines and suggested he tried chiropractic. Like most people he was skeptical but was willing to try anything at that point. One chiropractic adjustment and almost 20 years of chronic migraines were immediately under control. Routine care has kept them away and changed his life. So much that he gave up a successful career to return to college for 5 more years to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
Dr. Footit has a soft spot for migraine patients and loves the opportunity he gets to work with them. His professional journey almost a decade long has also given him the opportunity to treat sciatic pain, neck pain and lower back pain patients through the use of manual manipulation. Dr. Footit has been the medical director and treating chiropractic physician in the Nashville areas since 2015. In addition to treating patients he presides over the management of the Brentwood, West End, Cool Springs, and Murfreesboro clinics. You are likely to see him in these clinics on any given day working with the Doctors, Wellness Coordinators, and treating patient.
Dr. Footit has a passion to provide exceptional chiropractic care thus helping others achieve their heath goals by maximizing function with a well-adjusted spine. His belief in routine chiropractic care is seen through his obtaining weekly chiropractic adjustments thus preventing pain and injuries while promoting optimal health and wellness. Dr. Footit has received extensive training through the ICPA-International Chiropractic Pediatric Assocaition in pediatric adjusting, prenatal adjusting and is certified in the Webster Technique.
During his free time Dr. Ryan spends a lot of time focusing on his life style modification journey which has allowed him to lose half of his body weight in less than one year. His focus now is on building muscle mass and obtaining an athletic physique. His journey has been featured stories on the local news stations and papers, national television such as the Pickler and Ben show as well as news articles and blogs worldwide.
Dr. Ryan also has a love and passion for Country Music which fueled his dream of moving to Nashville. As a chiropractor Dr. Footit has had the opportunity to adjust some of country music’s biggest stars but also hall of fame NFL football players, television and movie legends, and rock icons. His celebrity patients jokingly call him “The Chiropractor to the Stars” a title which Dr. Footit holds dear to his heart.
Dr. Amy Jeffery, D.C., was born in Belding, MI. She attended Oakland University in Rochester Hills, MI for undergrad and later moved to Marietta, GA to attend Life University where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. After graduating Cumma Cum Laude, Dr. Jeffery started practicing family chiropractic in Columbia, SC and did so for 16 years. She moved to Rock Hill, SC in 2015 and started working for The Joint Chiropractic whom she has continued to work for since moving to the Nashville, TN area in 2017.
Through her professional journey, Dr. Jeffery has learned to serve all types of people from babies to grandparents and a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and low back pain with the use of manual manipulation. She has been a chiropractor for 20 years and has worked for The Joint Chiropractic for 3 years and has served the Nashville community for the past year. Dr. Jeffery is the clinic director for The Joint Chiropractic on West End in Nashville.
Dr. Jeffery says that the best thing about being a chiropractor at The Joint in Nashville is being able to improve the quality of people’s lives: “The best thing about being in the chiropractic profession and a chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Nashville is having the ability to improve the quality of peoples lives with quality chiropractic care at an affordable price. Routine chiropractic care has amazing benefits, which is accessible by everyone in the Nashville community with our convenient hours offered seven days a week.”
Dr. Jeffery’s passion is helping others to be able to do or return to activities that they thought they could no longer do, whether it be intense physical activity or simple activities of daily living, by improving the function of their body with a well-adjusted spine. She has shown first hand over the past 20 years how regular chiropractic adjustments not only prevent pain and injury but also promote optimal health and wellness.
During her free time, Dr. Jeffery enjoys cooking, reading, traveling and spending time with her husband in the Nashville, TN area.
Dr. Paisley Robertson-Cal, D.C. was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. She attended college at Xavier University of LA where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Chemistry. She later moved to Atlanta where she attended Life University to obtain her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. After graduating, she moved to Nashville and starting practicing as an Independent Contractor.
Dr. Paisley truly has a servant’s heart, but she is most passionate about working with athletes and children. She began working for The Joint in Nov 2016 before becoming the Clinic Director at The Joint Chiropractic Murfreesboro in Jan 2017. Here she has worked with everyone from babies to grandparents treating everything from migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain and lower back pain. Using manual manipulation to prevent pain and injury and promote optimal health and wellness.
“The best thing about chiropractic is being able to educate patients on alternative ways to treat illnesses and diseases. There are so many times people use chiropractic as a “last resort”. I truly believe that if we could rule out spinal interferences first, we could alleviate and cut down on the addiction and over use of drugs and surgeries”.
During her free time, she enjoys watching movies, taking pictures, reading and doing puzzles. Hot chocolate and Harry Potter steal her heart. A special guy, Darius, has also stolen her heart and she was married in March 2019.
Dr. Brooke Wadley, D.C., is a born and raised Nashville native. She later moved to St Louis, where she attended Logan University to obtain her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. While attending Logan University, she also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, and a Master’s degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation. After graduating, Dr. Wadley moved back home to Nashville, to start practicing.
Dr. Wadley says the best thing about being a chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Nashville is being able to help others: “The best thing about being a chiropractor for The Joint Chiropractic in Nashville, is making quality chiropractic care easy, convenient, and affordable for everyone.”
Dr. Wadley believes in educating her patients on why routine chiropractic care is so important in achieving optimal health. She believes that having a well-adjusted and balanced spine helps to prevent discomfort, pain, and injury. Her #1 goal is to make sure you can do all the activities that bring joy to your life.
During her free time Dr. Wadley enjoys playing with her two dogs, cross-stitching, and spending time with her family in the Nashville, Tennessee area.
Dr. Kelsey Tubbs, D.C., is originally from Jackson, TN. Her education began at the University of TN at Martin where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She was very active on campus and was also on the Varsity cheer team all 4 years of her undergrad career. After graduation she moved to St. Louis, MO, to begin her chiropractic career. She graduated in 2016 with her Doctor of Chiropractic and a Master's in Sports Science & Rehabilitation. After graduation she decided to make Nashville home.
Through her young career, Dr. Kelsey has worked with multiple different type of injuries and has also worked with all ages. Her goal is to get people moving and active again so they can live their optimal life. Whether that goal is to help people perform their best at an athletic event or if your primary goal is picking up your grandchildren without pain, she enjoys providing chiropractic adjustments to help achieve her patient's goals. She has been at The Joint Nashville since August 2019 and recently became Clinic Director at The Joint Brentwood in December 2019.
Dr. Kelsey states the best thing about being a chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic is getting to serve different people and getting to hear their stories. She believes you can learn something from everybody you meet and getting to work with a variety of different patients has been extremely rewarding. She believes everyone should have access to quality, routine, chiropractic care.
Dr. Kelsey's ultimate desire is to help people and build healthier communities through a different healthcare approach. She has seen first-hand how chiropractic has helped her stay performing at her best, and she wants to provide that same service to the Nashville community.
During her free time she enjoys strength training, participating in different athletic events, boating at the river, cooking, and reading.
Dr. Shay Glenn is a Tennessee native that graduated with a Biochemistry Degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 2012. Upon graduating, Dr. Shay went on to the largest Chiropractic College in the country, Life University, to continue his education and graduated in 2016 as a Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Shay comes from a family entrenched in the health care profession and knew he’d be following a similar path.
Dr. Shay’s passion and heart has always been to be in the service of others. He noticed early on that our healthcare system shows large gaps in educating and treating patients to achieve optimum health and performance through natural remedies without the use of drugs and surgery. He saw through regular chiropractic care that being well-adjusted and maintaining the proper human frame can and will promote a better lifestyle.
Dr. Shay has had a long history of sports and stays as active as possible. He played organized basketball and soccer all the way into college, was a long-distance runner competing in many half and full marathons, and maintains hobbies such as golf, tennis, and mountain biking.
Dr. Shay has considered it to be a privilege to work with The Joint at this stage in his career. He was in private practice as an Associate then Primary Physician for 3 years in Hendersonville, TN before transitioning to Nashville to work with The Joint to advance his career. He sees a great value in how The Joint provides an easy portal of entry into chiropractic care that many practices lack and at a cost that is optimum for regular chiropractic care that is so vital to our health.
Dr. Emily Burgess, D.C., was born and raised in Nashville, and proud to call it her hometown. She began her undergrad education at Middle Tennessee State University and completed her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree in 2005. While working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, she worked in the adult MICU and was exposed to extreme cases of patients' illnesses and witnessed how they can effect a person's short and long term health. After a few years of working in the hospital setting and as a travel nurse in California and Virginia, Emily started receiving chiropractic care for personal back pain issues. That decision led her to find out what Chiropractic was all about and helped her choose to become apart of the best healthcare profession that is drug-less, prevention based and healing. Dr. Emily studied and obtained her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree at Life University in Atlanta, GA. After graduation, she took a big leap and a chance at love and followed her heart to Oslo, Norway. There she learned to speak the language, Norwegian and worked as a chiropractor for 5 years, and traveled throughout Europe.
Through her professional journey, Dr. Emily has enjoyed serving in family practices that has given her a broad base of experience and expertise on a variety of patients and health conditions. From common youth sport injuries, sciatic pain and disc herniations, carpal tunnel, tendinitis, migraines, frozen shoulder, menstrual cramps and lowback pain, TMJ, torticollis, scoliosis, to the patient who likes routine chiropractic care for the way it enhances their everyday activity and quality of life.
Her passion is working with infants, pediatrics, pregnancy and women's health. She has helped numerous families and babies through chiropractic by educating on and providing spinal adjustments to their nervous system for relief of colic, breastfeeding issues, constipation, and ear infections. Dr. Emily believes everyone should have access to chiropractic care for preventative and relief healthcare.
Dr. Emily says the best thing about being a chiropractor at the Joint Chiropractic in Nashville is helping people from all backgrounds of life, from the very young to the elders of the community. She feels the most rewarding part of being in the chiropractic profession, is helping people to reach their optimal physical and mental well-being through non-invasive, safe and effective chiropractic adjustments. The Joint makes it possible for anyone in the Nashville community to experience the numerous benefits of convenient, affordable and quality chiropractic care.
In her free time, Dr. Burgess enjoys trying new recipes in the kitchen as a foodie, watching stand-up comedy, reading, yoga and strength training, travel and culture, hanging out with her family, live music, and hitting up Nashville's salsa dancing scene.
Dr. Brandon Bailey is a 3rd generation chiropractor who graduated from Life University in 2005. Since 2008, Dr Bailey has been serving Nashville and surrounding cities promoting health and wellness by treating a wide range of patients from babies only a few months old to grandparents in their 90’s, one spine at a time.
Dr. Bailey’s passion is helping others achieve optimal performance of the connection between the brain and body through a gentle and specific adjustment of the spine. He has not only demonstrated first-hand how the adjustment can release pressure on the nerve causing neck pain but also increasing better function throughout the spine where the body’s ability to heal itself is even faster. During his free time Dr. Bailey enjoys playing golf, cooking, playing the guitar, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Bailey is proud to represent The Joint of Cool Springs to serve his native city of Brentwood and surrounding communities in its mission to improve the quality of life through routine and affordable chiropractic care.
“Look well to the spine for the cause of disease”- Hippocrates “The Father of Western Medicine”
Dr. Trent Johnson, D.C., was born and raised in Dennsion, OH. He attended Cedarville University graduating witha Bachelors in Allied Health and later moved to Devenport, IA, where he attended Palmer College of Chiropractic to obtain his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. After graduation he moved to Franklin, TN to begin practicing.
Through his professional journey, Dr. Johnson has learned to serve all types of people from babies to grandparent and a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of manual manipulation. He has been one of The Joint’s local chiropractors since September 2020 and is honored to serve the Nashville, Franklin, and Murfreesboro communities.
Dr. Johnson says the best thing about being a chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in the Nashville area is being able to help others: “The best thing about being in the chiropractic profession and a chiropractor and The Joint Chiropractic in Nashville, is having the ability to provide quality chiropractic care at an affordable price. Routine chiropractic care has amazing health benefits, which should be accessible by all in the Nashville community.”
Dr. Johnson's passion is helping others achieve their health goals by maximizing the connection between the brain and body through a well-adjusted spine. He has consistently demonstrated first-hand how regular chiropractic adjustments not only help to prevent pain and injury but also serve to promote optimal health and wellness.
During his free time Dr. Johnson enjoys playing golf, bowling, lifting, and reading. " I really enjoy staying active and being involved in the community. I am looking forward to meeting everyone that will come into the clinic and can't wait to help you accomplish your health goals!”
Dr. Matt Melton, D.C., was born and raised in Northwest Tennessee, and later moved to St. Louis, where he attended Logan University to obtain his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Through his professional journey, Dr. Matthew has learned to serve all types of people from infants to the elderly in a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of Chiropractic manipulation.
Dr. Matthew says the best thing about being a chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Nashville is being able to facilitate pain relief in a natural and holistic way while also helping patients avoid prescription medication and opioid dependence. Dr. Matthew's passion is helping others achieve their health goals by maximizing the connection between the brain and body through a well-adjusted spine.
During his free time Dr. Mathew enjoys creating music, exercising, and spending time with his family and fiance in the greater Nashville area.
In case you didn’t know, Dr. Matthew's favorite quote is from D.D Palmer: “There is a Vast difference between treating the effects of a disease and treating the cause of disease.”
Dr. Jon Sheridan, D.C., was born and raised in New York, and later moved to Spartanburg, SC, where he attended Sherman College of Chiropractic to obtain his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. After graduating, Dr. Jon started practicing family chiropractic with his wife before joining The Joint team in Murfreesboro. Through his professional journey, Dr. Jon has learned to serve all types of people from babies to grandparents and a range of cases, including migraine and headache relief, sciatica relief, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of the chiropractic adjustment. He joined The Joint’s Murfreesboro team in January 2021 and is honored to serve the Murfreesboro, TN community.
Dr. Jon says the best thing about being a chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Murfreesboro is being able to help others: “I aspire to help every man, woman, and child to experience life with that same childlike wonder they once had! Routine chiropractic care has amazing health benefits, which should be accessible by all in the Murfreesboro community.”
Dr. Jon's passion is helping others achieve their health goals by maximizing the connection between the brain and body through a well-adjusted spine. He has consistently demonstrated first-hand how regular chiropractic adjustments not only help to prevent pain and injury but also serve to promote optimal health and wellness.
During his free time Dr. Jon enjoys weight training, hiking, playing golf, and of course spending time with his wife and two boys in the Murfreesboro area.
Fun fact, Dr. Jon’s favorite quote is from Teddy Roosevelt, "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
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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