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THE JOINT CHIROPRACTIC
The Joint is growing quickly because
people are becoming more aware of
being proactive about their health.
three to four times the number a general practice doctor might have. "Visits tend to take longer when a doctor is
practicing on his or her own and going
through the insurance cycle and filling
out all of the paperwork," he adds.
Routine care recommended by the
chiropractic doctor is not only good
for the patient, but for the company
as well. The franchise fee is $39,000
and a franchisee can get a clinic up
and running with about $150,000 in
capital investments and $75,000 in
expenses. Depending on the clinic location and other variations, The Joint
expects its franchisees can see a return in less than two years. "Those are
all things of interest to franchisees,"
Richards notes. "The capital investment is not outrageous and the clinic
is something that gets going and producing relatively quickly."