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COVID-19 Procedures within our office!

Patients will not be permitted into the office without proper face coverings.

Social Distancing between patients is maintained at all times. 

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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Office Hours



Please call the office at 203.838.1555 to make an appointment



Monday 8:30 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Sloves
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Joachim
Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Sloves
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Joachim
Friday 8:30 am - 7:00pm With Dr. Sloves

9:00 am - 2:00pm With Dr. Joachim


Sunday Closed

Hours are subject to change based on patient needs and Covid Guidelines. 

Call  (203) 838-1555 for
an appointment today.

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 in 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 in 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

Migraines Helped with Chiropractic Care
Migraines Helped with Chiropractic Care
Published in the volume 3 issue of the 2020 Journal of Contemporary Chiropractic are the results of a case study showing the resolution of migraine headaches in a chiropractic patient who had previously had Harrington rods surgically implanted into her spine. . . .
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Immunity & Chiropractic Clinical Practice
Immunity & Chiropractic Clinical Practice
The title above comes from a paper published in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research. The paper, published on March 29, 2021, reviews the scientific evidence showing how the chiropractic correction of subluxations has a positive effect on the immune system. . . .
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Survey of Parents Who Bring Their Infants to Chiropractors Shows High Satisfaction Rate
Survey of Parents Who Bring Their Infants to Chiropractors Shows High Satisfaction Rate
The Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics published the results of a large-scale survey in their December 2020 issue showing that parents who bring their infants to chiropractors are highly satisfied with the care and results. . . .
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Improvement in Meniere's Disease Following Chiropractic Care
Improvement in Meniere's Disease Following Chiropractic Care
On August 17, 2020, the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research published the results of a case study documenting the improvement of Meniere's disease with chiropractic. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, "Meniere’s disease is a disorder . . .
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Nicole Steeger Featured Google Plus Review Nicole Steeger – Fairfield, CT
Featured 5 Star Review from Nicole Steeger on Google Plus

I've been going to see Dr. Joachim and Dr. Sloves for almost 2 years now and they are both amazing. They have helped me tremendously with my low back pain and kept me healthy through my first pregnancy. They are both extremely personable and really make you feel comfortable. The staff is great too and extremely accommodating. I wouldn't go anywhere else for my chiropractic needs.


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