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The Joint Chiropractic - Houston, Texas

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - West U! 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.

How can chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic in Houston 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 - West U 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:

  • 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 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!

Meet The Doctors

Dr. Ajay Abraham, D.C. is a Chiropractor at West U

Dr. Ajay Abraham loves helping others, which began at an early age. He volunteered at his schools, church, and local hospital since the age of 12. He wanted to improve people’s health with his passion of helping others. He completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology-Exercise Science at the University of Houston in 2010. He then went on to further his education and received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2014.

Dr. Abraham has a passion for sports and has done internships with Memorial Hermann’s Sports Rehab Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine physical education for the youth, and has been on two football teams medical staff. Chiropractic has changed his life, as he was a young athlete suffering from back pain and debilitating back spasms.

Dr. Abraham has been treating the Houston community since 2016, and loves seeing the results of Chiropractic transform their health almost instantaneously. Dr. Abraham enjoys watching basketball and football when he’s not spending time with his lovely wife and two amazing daughters. Working at The Joint allows him to improve patient’s health and wellness, with regular chiropractic adjustments so you can accomplish what you want to do!

Dr. Barrett Terry, D.C. is a Chiropractor at West U

Dr. Barrett Terry grew up in the small town of Marlin, Texas and graduated from Marlin High School in 2003. He completed his undergraduate degree in Sport Management at Texas A&M University before pursuing his Doctor of Chiropractic at Texas Chiropractic College where he also received a second Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology. He began his chiropractic career working for a family chiropractic practice in 2011. In 2012, Dr. Terry moved to Houston and began his career with The Joint Chiropractic. He fell in love with The Joint model of improving quality of life through routine and affordable chiropractic care. In fact, he loved it so much that in 2017, he purchased a clinic of his own in West University, located within 5 miles of the Texas Medical Center, the Houston Zoo, NRG stadium, home of the Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, as well as two leading universities, Rice University and University of Houston.

As a teenager, Dr. Terry suffered with migraine headaches. When no other interventions worked, his mom, who is a lifelong chiropractic patient, took him to see her chiropractor and after a few adjustments the migraines disappeared. He also played sports throughout his youth and high school years and saw the benefits of chiropractic when he had a shoulder injury. While at Texas A&M University, Dr. Terry worked for the football team and once again witnessed the power of chiropractic in keeping athletes on the field through pain management, injury prevention, spinal correction, and wellness. With these experiences, he knew he wanted a career that would allow him to help others get back to their lives pain free.

In his free time, Dr. Terry enjoys being outdoors, watching sports, playing golf, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He is married to his college sweetheart and has 3 dogs.

Dr. Lauren Bickel, D.C. is a Chiropractor at West U

Dr. Lauren Bickel is a Galveston Island native. She later graduated from Clear Creek High School in League City in 2007. Dr. Bickel completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2011 at the University of Houston. While at UH, she was a cheerleader all four years and served as captain her senior year. Dr. Bickel went on to pursue her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Texas Chiropractic College which she completed in 2016.

Dr. Bickel was introduced to chiropractic by her cheerleading coach. After learning about chiropractic, she knew it was the career for her. Dr. Bickel is passionate about helping her patients return to activities they love but have been unable to participate in due to pain. She ensures that her patients will continue to enjoy their favorite past times and participate in their daily routines by providing education to help prevent recurring issues with pain in the future. She believes that one of the best things about chiropractic is the patients. She is driven to provide all of her patients with the best preventative care to decrease pain and keep the body moving optimally.

Dr. Bickel is married to her husband, Tyler. They have a tabby cat named Luna. In her free time, Dr. Bickel enjoys exercising, biking, running, eating ice cream, and spending time with friends and family. She has even completed the Ironman race more than once!

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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.
$79.00 / Month
Additional visits just $10
Cost per visit less than $20
49% 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.
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 $34
14% savings vs. single visit rate
10 Visits
Cost per visit less than $29
25% savings vs. single visit rate
20 Visits
Cost per visit less than $24
39% 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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