SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ:JYNT), a national operator, manager, and franchisor of chiropractic clinics, announced the company has been selected by the S&P Dow Jones Indices to join the S&P SmallCap 600® effective prior to the opening of trading on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
“We are delighted to be included in the S&P SmallCap 600,” said President and CEO, Peter D. Holt. “The Joint’s mission is to revolutionize access to chiropractic care. We bring quality, convenient, affordable chiropractic care to retail; serve patients seeking pain relief and ongoing health and wellness; and provide essential healthcare services in a convenient membership-based, concierge format. Our strategy to build our brand; increase awareness of the efficacy of chiropractic care; attract new patients; and open more clinics has delivered strong results and positioned the company for long-term growth. Inclusion in this prestigious index is recognition of the unwavering commitment of our entire system – our doctors, wellness coordinators, franchisees, regional developers, and corporate staff – for their dedication to improving the quality of life of our patients.”
About The S&P SmallCap 600®
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About The Joint Chiropractic
The Joint Corp. revolutionized access to chiropractic care when it introduced its retail healthcare business model in 2010. Today, the company is making quality care convenient and affordable, while eliminating the need for insurance, for millions of patients seeking pain relief and ongoing wellness. With more than 600 locations nationwide and over eight million patient visits annually, The Joint Chiropractic is a key leader in the chiropractic industry. Named on Franchise Times “Top 200+ Franchises” and Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500®” lists, The Joint Chiropractic is an innovative force, where healthcare meets retail. For more information, visit www.thejoint.com.
The Joint Corp. is a franchisor of clinics and an operator of clinics in certain states. In Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming, The Joint Corp. and its franchisees provide management services to affiliated professional chiropractic practices.
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