Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Bunker Hill! As your Houston 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 - Bunker Hill 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 Houston 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 Houston 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. Benjamin Sheehan joined The Joint Chiropractic family in 2018 with his arrival at the Bunker Hill location in Houston. He received his bachelor of science degree in biology at Texas Chiropractic College, which is where he also earned his doctorate in chiropractic.
“The best thing about what I do is, definitely, helping people find a natural resolution for what can be extremely debilitating pain,” Dr. Sheehan says. “The second-best thing is the amount of people I am able to meet and connect with. I love people, and chiropractic allows me to meet and help them.”
Before taking on his role as clinic director at Bunker Hill, Dr. Sheehan also worked in Texas City, League City, and NASA.
He has both a dog -- a Japanese spitz named Toby -- and “Andy, an ornery cat.”
“In my spare time I like playing fetch with Toby and picking up random counter objects Andy knocks to the floor,” Dr. Sheehan says. “I also enjoy going out or staying in with my girlfriend, reading, and training my body through mobility and strength.”
Dr. Sheehan knew chiropractic was his calling while he was a patient who experienced first-hand its benefits.
“I began having severe migraines three or four times per week after a low back injury, and the DC whom I was referred to -- now my brother-in-law -- told me, ‘It’s very common for these kinds of problems to be a spinal alignment issue at its root cause,’” he says. “I thought he was full of you-know-what, but it was free and I was 19 so I went with it. Sure enough, an exam, X-ray, and only two adjustments later, my migraines were gone and my baseball scholarship was saved.
“Three months later, I gave up my scholarship for summer class and waiting tables on the weekends to get in and start chiropractic school early.”
Dr. Kegan Lepretre joined The Joint Chiropractic family of local chiropractors in 2018. A graduate of Louisiana Tech with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, he received his doctorate of chiropractic from Texas Chiropractic College.
“The most gratifying thing about being in the chiropractic field is that I am able to help patients out of pain in a natural way,” he says. “I love being able to help in a hands-on way.”
In his spare time, Dr. Lepretre enjoys playing video games and brewing beer with his wife Bethany -- and their border collie Zoe.
“Chiropractic is the culmination of everything I wanted to do in order to best serve other people,” Dr. Lepretre says. “It’s a natural, hands-on method where the patient and I can set goals and see results.”
Dr. Lepretre has always worked in Houston, and he loves his current location. “We’re in the heart of one of Houston’s busiest areas,” he says. “It’s a great place to see as many people as possible and learn from new experiences.”
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Dr. Lepretre says the one thing he always has in his refrigerator is craft beer. “Treating patients can be fulfilling, but it can take a lot out of you,” he says. “It’s a delicious way to de-stress.”
If he could dine with anyone, Dr. Lepretre says he would like to bring together comedians from different mediums, music, stand-up, movies, and television: Dav Avidan, Jerry Seinfeld, Paul Rudd, and Andy Samberg. “Putting a smile on someone’s face is an amazing feeling, and some light-hearted comedy can almost always lift the spirits,” he says. “Each of these individuals has come from no-name positions in life and built themselves up to the stars that they are now. Not only would the conversation be inspiring, but I’m sure it would leave me in stitches, as well.”
One of the most interesting things that Dr. Lepretre has done took place when he took a mission trip to Guatemala. “It was my first opportunity to travel out of the country,” he says. “I got to meet some amazing people, and I was able to see some amazing views. It was an amazing opportunity to help some well-deserving children at an orphanage while also getting a chance to try new foods and visit black sand beaches.”
Dr. Keith Turley joined The Joint Chiropractic family of local healthcare providers in 2012. A graduate of Texas A&M who earned a master of science in agricultural economics, he received his doctorate of chiropractic from Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena.
“The thing I appreciate most about being in the chiropractic field is helping people be healthy through chiropractic care,” he says. “I love helping them learn about the body.”
Dr. Turley worked previously in San Antonio and Boerne before settling in Houston, where he works at different locations.
He and wife Janis have two sons, four daughters, and a dachshund/pitbull mix. In his spare time, Dr. Turley enjoys time with his family and church activities.
He knew chiropractic was his calling when he learned a very basic premise of health. “Anything can cause anything,” he says, and as a chiropractor, he was uniquely qualified to address health issues at the root cause rather than putting band-aids on symptoms.
That allows him a real hands-on approach to health. “I really enjoy working here,” he says. “We see lots of people.”
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Dr. Turley says the one thing he always has stocked in his refrigerator is milk because “it makes many things taste better.”
The coolest thing Dr. Turley has done, he says, was a two-year mission trip he took to Bolivia. “We were able to preach the word of God, meet many wonderful people, and see things I have never seen before,” he says. “I was also able to learn two new languages.”
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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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