Addison Ashton-Boyd Joins Harkins Chiropractic of So. California as Senior Director of Chiropractic Operations

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ:JYNT), management company for Harkins Chiropractic of So. California*, announced today that Addison Ashton-Boyd, D.C. is now onboard as Senior Director of Chiropractic Operations. In this new position Dr. Ashton-Boyd will be responsible for management, quality assurance and ongoing training at The Joint's Orange County-area clinics. Dr. Ashton-Boyd will focus on ensuring the delivery of consistently high levels of quality chiropractic patient care, while also developing professional relationships with local healthcare providers and patients.

Addison Ashton-Boyd, D.C., Senior Director of Chiropractic Operations, Harkins Chiropractic of So. California

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Dr. Ashton-Boyd earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences, where he graduated with honors in 2011. He received his undergraduate degree in Human Biology from University of California, Irvine. Before switching to chiropractic, Dr. Ashton-Boyd was enrolled in the UC Irvine School of Medicine. His decision to focus on chiropractic demonstrates his strong commitment to the significant benefits to be gained from a preventive, natural, drug-free approach to pain management.

Dr. Ashton-Boyd has lived in California for the past 16 years. Prior to working at The Joint, he served as director of SMMC's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department.

"Back pain and discomfort is usually just an indicator, a symptom, of a more involved set of issues developed over time based on how people live their daily lives," said Dr. Ashton-Boyd. "I firmly believe in the benefits of regular chiropractic adjustments as an effective tool that can deliver long-lasting benefits in each patient's individual quest for increased mobility and wellness."

Clinics of The Joint are open seven days a week, are conveniently located in retail centers, and do not require appointments or insurance. Patients can choose from several affordable plans and packages, with a significantly lower per visit cost than the average insurance co-pay.

*Harkins Chiropractic Corp. of So. California employs the doctors and owns the clinics managed by The Joint Corp.

About The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ:JYNT)

The Joint Chiropractic is reinventing chiropractic care by making quality alternative healthcare affordable for patients seeking pain relief and ongoing wellness. Our membership plans and packages eliminate the need for insurance, and our no-appointment policy, convenient hours and locations make care more accessible. The Joint performs more than two million spinal adjustments a year across 280+ clinics nationwide. For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter @thejointchiro and find us on Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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CONTACT: Media Contacts: Marcia Rhodes Amendola Communications for The Joint 480-664-8412 ext. 15

Source:The Joint Corp.