The Joint Chiropractic

The Joint Chiropractic - West Valley City

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$ 29 * Initial Visit Includes consultation, exam & adjustment
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The Joint Chiropractic - West Valley City, Utah

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - West Valley City! As your West Valley City 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 West Valley City 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 Valley City 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 West Valley City 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
  • Chronic Injuries
  • And More!

So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our West Valley City 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. Spencer Risk, D.C. is a Chiropractor at West Valley City

Dr. Spencer Risk enjoys helping patients find renewed mobility and function through modern chiropractic care. He utilizes a diversified style of practice, and can tailor his treatment plan to match your individual needs.

Dr. Risk graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a Bachelors in Health Science and a focus on exercise physiology. Later in 2020 he graduated from the University of Western States receiving his degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic.

Dr. Risk prides himself on using up to date, evidence based techniques. He is experienced with treating chronic headaches, sciatic nerve pain, and vertigo.

Originally from Washington State Dr. Risk met his wife while on the highschool track team; 13 years later they now have 2 daughters and enjoy spending their time exploring Utah and all things “nerdy”

Whether you're dealing with chronic low back pain or a new injury Dr. Risk has the training and background to assist you on your journey to seek function and wellness.

Dr. Dexter Merkling, D.C. is a Chiropractor at West Valley City

Dr. Dexter Merkling was born and raised in southern Colorado. He began his healthcare career in 2008 while attending The Boulder College of Massage Therapy. He worked as a Massage Therapist for 10 years in multiple states such as Colorado, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. In 2018 he graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Athletic Training. He went directly to Palmer College of Chiropractic West campus in San Jose California, graduating in 2022. During his time at Palmer he was an active member of the Sports Council, and worked as a teaching assistant in the Radiology Department. He also worked with Santa Clara University club sports and TEAM Chiropractic Clinic to provide sideline emergency care and rehabilitative training for their student athletes.

Dr. Dex, as he likes to be known, began his journey with The Joint in West Valley Utah in August of 2022. Where he gets to do what he loves, working with individuals to better their daily lives and facilitate them participating in those activities which bring them joy. Dr Dex is well known for his work with extremity injuries; and his work with the LGBTQIA community. He spends his free time with family, being the youngest of 4 siblings, and the fun uncle to 9 nieces and nephews, there is never a dull moment. He currently has no pets, yet he can not wait for the chance to have a dog preferably a great dane or a bulldog; to hang out with and watch movies and TV shows which is his other favorite activity.

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This clinic is owned and operated by Cluff Chiropractic Inc.
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. ConsumerReports.org; July 2011.

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