The Joint Chiropractic

Chiropractic services
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Franchise 500 2023
2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#83 Ranked #52 last year
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Initial investment
$215K - $479K
Units as of 2023
897 Increase 64.3% over 3 years

Work out your kinks, cramps, and pinches with The Joint! The Joint is a network of franchises that offers chiropractic services and aims to make these services more available.  In less than ten years, The Joint has spread to more than 500 locations across the U.S. Most of these locations are owned and operated by franchisees.

Since its founding in 1999 and subsequent franchising in 2003, The Joint has been ranked in both Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 and its Fastest-Growing Franchises many times in recent years. That ranking is based on an evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.

Why You May Want to Start a The Joint Franchise

Compared to other chiropractic franchises, The Joint franchises may offer lower build-out costs. Joining The Joint gives you the chance to get access to its highly-respected support. You will be guided through each step, including location selection, marketing, and hiring advice so that you get the best chiropractors. 

The Joint also offers ongoing coaching considering how to manage your business and finances. Clients tend to love The Joint because they strive to provide fast service. Clients can conveniently receive services when they visit shopping centers they frequent, as The Joint locations are strategically placed. 

Also, The Joint prices are affordable and competitive in the market. You may benefit from the simple business model that helps you to scale quickly. You may find yourself meeting a need and filling a gap in the market for a service that's in demand. You can take a crack at this opportunity even if you have no prior experience in the chiropractic industry.

What Might Make The Joint Franchise a Good Choice?

To be part of The Joint team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. Furthermore, ongoing fees will include advertising, royalty, and renewal fees. 

Franchisees will also need to meet the company's set net worth and liquid capital requirements. Additional investment costs include the clinic design fee, architectural costs, signage, chiropractic advice, and equipment. If you need funding, you may be able to get assistance from third-party financial institutions. 

How To Open a The Joint Franchise

The first step to opening The Joint franchise is the submission of an inquiry form. 

Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement, it is crucial that you perform your due diligence and establish if this is the right opportunity for you. You may want to speak with existing franchisees and ask questions directed to The Joint team.

If you and the brand agree to a partnership and would like to take the opportunity, you can sign the franchise agreement. After this is done, it may take a couple of months for you to open your new location then you can get started offering spinal adjustments. Align your business and future by opening a The Joint franchise.

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Company Overview

About The Joint Chiropractic

Industry Health & Wellness
Related Categories Chiropractic Services, Miscellaneous Health Services
Founded 1999
Parent Company The Joint Corp.
Leadership Peter Holt, President & CEO
Corporate Address 16767 N. Perimeter Dr., #110
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2003 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ 101
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 897 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a The Joint Chiropractic franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

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$215,297 - $478,997
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
Cash Requirement Information Circle
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
15% off first-unit franchise fee
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Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing The Joint Chiropractic has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 35 hours
Classroom Training 26.25 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing


Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
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Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
# of employees required to run 3-5
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
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Updated: December 12th, 2022