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The Joint Chiropractic - University Place

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$ 29 * Initial Visit Includes consultation, exam & adjustment

The Joint Chiropractic - University Place, Washington

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - University Place! As your University Place 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 University Place 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 - University Place 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 University Place 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 University Place 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. Shane D. Boucher, D.C. is a Chiropractor at University Place

As a native Washingtonian Dr. Shane D Boucher enjoys helping others to achieve ultimate health with a big smile. His Chiropractic journey began after being amazed with treatment he received addressing a sporting injury. Eventually he moved to Texas and obtained a Doctorate in Chiropractic after preceptorship at the VA hospital in Houston, local Doctors of Osteopathy and some other practicing doctors associated with Texas Chiropractic College. He has done additional training in the Chiropractic Neurology program and since has been practicing for numerous years successfully helping others to attain their health goals.

He has been blessed with an amazing family that regularly receives Chiropractic care and they provide amazing support. You may see them at school functions, supporting local businesses, and other community activities. The Chiropractic Wellness Paradigm is encouraged by Dr. Shane wherever a person might find themselves.

Dr. Mark Rutherford, D.C. is a Chiropractor at University Place

Dr. Mark brings his 35 years of chiropractic experience to the Joint Chiropractic! He has been in private practice since graduation here in Lakewood Washington, where he specialized in babies, children, and adults!

Dr. Mark’s calm demeanor, makes the patients experience one of trust and support. When not treating his patients, he and his wife Mary enjoy their large family of six, not counting there pug Gatsby!

Feel free to ask Dr. Mark about your health concerns, he enjoys sharing his wealth of knowledge!

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Wellness Plans

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Additional visits $ 10 $ 10
Cost Per visit < $20 < $13
Savings (vs single visit) 56% 72%


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Savings (vs single visit) 26% 35% 47%

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Prefer to pay on the go? Don't worry! Our single visit rates still provide an affordable and flexible solution to help you receive the care you need, when you need it.

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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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