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8:30 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Sloves
9:00 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Joachim
8:30 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Sloves
2:00 pm - 7:00pm With Dr. Joachim
9:00 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Joachim
8:30 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Sloves
9:00 am - 3:00pm With Dr. Joachim

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Welcome to Associates In Family Chiropractic and Natural Health Care, P.C.!

Chiropractic Care in Norwalk, CT LogoWe thank you for allowing us to provide care for you and your family and we are looking forward to helping you achieve your health care goals naturally, without drugs or surgery!  Clinical excellence, outstanding patient care, and quality service are the foundation blocks of our practice and we continually strive to provide newborns (pediatric care) through seniors with the best in natural health care.

We have been in practice since 1990 and over the years, we have been able to offer many treatment opportunities for patients of all ages ranging from back pain relief to non-surgical spinal decompression to auto accident whiplash & general migraine headache relief, and we pride ourselves in being able to provide state-of-the-art natural health care that most chiropractic offices in the country do not offer.   In addition to providing traditional chiropractic care, both Dr. Sloves and Dr. Joachim continue to educate themselves so they can be at the forefront of natural health care alternatives.  Dr. Sloves is currently 1 of only 10 Chiropractic Physicians in Connecticut with Board Certification in Maternity and Pediatric Care and she is certified in both the Webster and Bagnell Breech Turning Techniques.  In addition, Dr. Sloves is one of the only physicians in Connecticut trained in Scoliosis Systems and the CLEAR Institute for the advanced, non-surgical diagnosis and management of scoliosis.  Dr. Joachim is the only physician in Connecticut with advanced certification in the BioSET Allergy Elimination Technique which can diagnose and permanently eliminate food, environmental and chemical allergies, and sensitivities without medications or injections.  Both Dr. Sloves and Dr. Joachim are certified in acupuncture and they use a variety of techniques including traditional needles as well as electrical acupuncture.  The doctors are now proud to be one of a few in Connecticut to offer Axiom DRX9000 Spinal Decompression which is extremely successful and FDA cleared in effectively treating disc herniations and bulges, disc degeneration (arthritis), sciatica, facet syndrome, and failed low back surgery.  This is all done in a painless and non-surgical manner at our office. 

Please enjoy the information on our website and contact us at (203) 838-1555 to schedule appointments for you and your family or to ask us any questions.


Yours In Health Naturally,

Dr. Risa Sloves and Dr. Mark Joachim


Health Articles

Resolution of Eczema, Ear Infections & Balance Problems with Chiropractic
Resolution of Eczema, Ear Infections & Balance Problems with Chiropractic
The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published the results of a case study on April 18, 2022, documenting the successful resolution under chiropractic of a small boy who was suffering with eczema, ear infections and balance problems. . . .
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Sports-Related Concussion Helped with Chiropractic
Sports-Related Concussion Helped with Chiropractic
The October 2021 issue of the Asian-Pacific Chiropractic Journal published a case study involving a teen who suffered a concussion during a volleyball game, who was helped by chiropractic after all else had failed. According to a 2015 study in PT in Motion News, concussions are becoming more common among . . .
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Study Shows Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Helped by Chiropractic
Study Shows Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Helped by Chiropractic
The Asian-Pacific Chiropractic Journal released a study on October 9, 2021, with the title, "Chiropractic management as conservative care for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A cases report." The study documents multiple cases of children with scoliosis being helped with chiropractic care. . . .
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Can a Chiropractor Help with Migraine?
Can a Chiropractor Help with Migraine?
The above is the headline of an article written by Mary West, and medically reviewed by Dominique Fontaine, BSN, RN, HNB-BC, HWNC-BC, that was published in September of 2021. What is unusual about this positive on chiropractic article is that it appeared in Medical News Today, a publication that requires . . .
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July Office Highlights!

Check out this video! Optimizing Spinal Health with Dr. Sloves!

COVID-19 Procedures within our office!

 The city of Norwalk has removed the mask mandate at this time. 

We ask that you continue to closely monitor for COVID and Flu-like symptoms and we are happy to reschedule appointments if you are under the weather.

We will continue Social Distancing between patients ensuring it is maintained at all times. 

Doctors and Staff are screened daily and tested regularly to maintain health and safety for all patients.

if you are experiencing any symptoms or believe you have possible exposure you will need to be rescheduled to ensure the safety of all patients. 


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