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Our PracticeHope.
Empower.
Heal.

Our PhilosophyWhat Makes SAJA Unique?

We have tried to think of everything to make your time with us the best it can be. You can count on an experienced team of providers and support staff to make your experience a good one. We offer many treatment options allowing us to successfully manage a wide range of conditions. Everything from ease of scheduling, to the complexities of insurance, to your diagnosis and progress are important. We are continuously training and reviewing our processes so that we will be ready for you. The smallest details matter.

Our Treatment Options

Meet Our Team One Team.
One Goal.

Each SAJA team member commits to two main ideas. First, take the absolute best care of each patient. Second, take the absolute best care of each employee. You will feel this from the moment you walk into our offices and throughout every aspect of your care. We believe that a well-trained and responsive team is the only way to take care of you. Our goal is to get you better.

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Alfred L. Pinto, DC, L.Ac. Learn More
Dr. Pinto Headshot Alfred L. Pinto, DC, L.Ac.

Welcome to our website. I have practiced in our community for twenty years. My practice today is just as exciting as it was when I first began. I work with an extremely talented group of people that embody the meaning of love, care and concern for each of the patients they treat. In my spare time I am with my wife and three children, we do everything together. We love the park, baseball, grilling and movie night! Please feel free to call on me if you ever have a question.

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Luke R. Young, DC Learn More
Luke R. Young Luke R. Young, DC

I am blessed and excited to be a chiropractor here at Spine and Joint Associates. I have had the honor to treat thousands of patients throughout my 10 year career. I have worked in multiple states and even as far as Lima, Peru as a chiropractor treating a wide array of conditions. I have a goal for each of my patients, which is the same goal I hold for myself, which is to move and feel as good as we possibly can, for as long as we can. When I am not spending time with my patients, I love to be with family and our Boston Terrier, Duncan. If I’m not there, then there is a high probability you could find me on a Lake Michigan beach playing 2 on 2 sand volleyball. I also enjoying running, swimming, and biking.

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Brandon R. Christy, DC Learn More
Brandon R. Christy, DC Headshot Brandon R. Christy, DC

I grew up in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of central Oregon, where I met my wife and have two lovely kids. I relocated to Indiana to fill the growing need of healthcare in the region. I maintain a patient centered approach to health care placing all attention on my patients and how to manage their condition. Creating trust and a deep connection with my patients is critical in providing an optimal healing environment. It is all about you! In addition to Chiropractic, I am a self-proclaimed computer nerd. For fun I enjoy building and programing computers. I also dabble in electronic music production. I also enjoy hunting, fishing, hiking, and backpacking.

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Ann Reed, CMA Patient Accounts Learn More
Ann Reed Headshot Ann Reed, CMA

I have worked in the physical medicine field for 28.5 years providing patient care and administrative duties. I have worked 20 of these years with Dr. Alfred Pinto. I enjoy seeing the improvement that our patients make with the individualized quality care that is provided to them. I have been married for almost 27 years. We enjoy the outdoors, boating and spending time with friends and family.

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Aaron Acevedo Therapy Services Learn More
Aaron Acevedo Headshot Aaron Acevedo

I am a back of the house supervisor at SAJA. I’ve been in the field for nearly 10 years. At work, I enjoy interacting with patients providing a fast and effective visit. While at home I enjoy family time with my wife, Crystal and my son, Mason.

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Jenny Ruple Front Office Learn More
Jenny Ruple Headshot Jenny Ruple

My job and main focus at SAJA is patient service. I help patients to fully understand their treatment, their insurance coverage, and make appointments that fit their busy schedule. I really enjoy getting to know our patients and look forward to seeing their progress through their journey of empowerment and healing. Our patients really do become part of the SAJA family.

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Carrie Pinto Front Office Learn More
Carrie Pinto Headshot Carrie Pinto

Originally from Florida, I moved here 20 years ago to do post graduate work at Notre Dame. Though my degree is in Medieval History, I have worked in the Chiropractic field for almost 17 years. I enjoy working at a facility where patients truly do get better and receive outstanding, professional care from an amazing team of doctors and therapists. My primary role at Spine and Joint Associates is Referral Coordinator for Physician and Veteran referrals. I also am the Human Resources Manager. Though I am still not quite acclimated to these Midwest winters, I do enjoy raising my family here.

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Ashley Garrison, CMT Massage Services Learn More
Ashley Garrison Headshot Ashley Garrison

My name is Ashley Garrison and I am a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist. I have six and a half years of experience in massage therapy. I work with cases ranging from mild to severe muscular issues. I specialize in deep tissue therapy and routinely achieve CEUs as apart of my training. A strong believer in the therapeutic benefits of massage therapy, I take tremendous pride in the work I provide to each patient. While I enjoy a good Netflix binge, I also love to draw and paint in my spare time.

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SAJA Team

Our team cares. Our group is talented people who have worked together for years. We bring a depth of knowledge to each other and our patients allowing for thorough and efficient care. We all share in a common vision to always put each of our patients first. We work hard, have fun and know everyone by first name. Please let us know how we can help.

Giving Back Community Involvement

Jake's Pantry

Our community food pantry is a collaborative effort with several local business to provide food and toiletry items to those in need in our community. Jake’s pantry is open during our business hours and always free to anyone who needs.

SAJA’s Feed 50

Our annual holiday feast feeds 50 families in our local community by putting together 50 boxes full of delicious high quality foods. Enough for the entire family with plenty of left overs. This is made possible by the generous donations of several local business and those attending our fundraisers.

525 Foundation

We proudly support the Savage family and the 525 Foundation in educating teens and families and raising awareness about the dangers of alcohol and prescription drug use and misuse. Please donate generously.
www.525foundation.org

Don't just take our word for it...

"Spine And Joint is simply the best. The staff is always happy and very good in all aspects of chiropractic care! I wouldn't go anywhere else!”

- David M.

"I've been coming here for about 2 months and the care that I've received has been nothing short of outstanding. The doctors the staff everyone always seems to go one step further to make sure that everything is going very well. Thanks to all.”

- James H.

"They have friendly and welcoming environment I fractured my back in the military which leaves me in constant pain. Since I have been coming here and received acupuncture it has been a big relief for me. The pain has eased and the other treatments have all worked together to give me a better handling of the pain. Could ask for no better care.”

- David R.

"My experience was exceptional. Results great. Would recommend you try.”

- Jackie W.

"I've been coming here for a about a month and I couldn't be happier. The best people you will ever meet. They take there time and get to know you and truly care about you. I feel so much better since I've come here. I'm so happy! Thank you all!”

- Ryan J.

"My experience with Spine and Joint is one that I look forward to my therapy. They are very understanding and considerate. They are patient with my progress as I can tolerate my sessions. I would recommend them to anyone in a heart beat. I appreciate them even though I was having difficulties adjusting to therapy, they worked with me as well as encouraged me. This is truly a BLESSED Company!”

- Edith T.

"The doctors and staff and SAJA have been amazing since I've been here! If there is anything I could critique, it would be darker shades in the rooms during sessions. But that is a very small detail compared to the awesome experience I've had so far!”

- Scott L.

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