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Welcome to Vance Chiropractic
Your Republic Chiropractor

Call us at (417)-732-4000 today.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Republic chiropractor, call (417)-732-4000 today!

Joshua Vance is a chiropractor serving Republic and the surrounding area. Our chiropractor and the rest of the welcoming team at Vance Chiropractic are committed to providing chiropractic solutions to address your unique needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. You may be searching for pain relief after an accident, experiencing an injury, or if you suffer from a specific condition like chronic back pain or a spinal condition. Even if you looking to improve your overall health, our chiropractor can help you attain your everyday wellness goals! Visit our testimonials page to find out what our patients are saying about our Republic chiropractor and our chiropractic care plans.

At your first visit to Vance Chiropractic, Joshua Vance will explain how chiropractic care works and give you a full evaluation to see if our chiropractic solutions are a good fit to address your needs. If there is a good fit, we can customize a plan of chiropractic care for your condition and health goals.

If you have not been to a chiropractor before and want to find out more, please email us or call (417)-732-4000 to receive the answers to your questions from our experienced team. We also welcome referrals, so we invite you to share our chiropractic and wellness information with your friends and loved ones.

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Joshua Vance
Republic Chiropractor | Vance Chiropractic | (417)-732-4000

851 S. Colorado
Republic, MO 65738

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Joshua W. Vance
    Co-Owner Vance Chiropractic October 1999 - Present

    Joshua W. Vance DC Education: University: Iowa State University, Ames, IA - '93-'95 WIT Community College, Sioux City, IA-'95-'96 Morningside College, Sioux City, IA - '95-'96 Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO - '99 Bachelor of Science, Graduated - Cum Laude Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO - '99 Doctor of Chiropractic, Graduated - Cum Laude Post-Doctoral Training: MTAA '99 - Present Completion of 100 hour Course in Meridian Therapy/Acupuncture Certified Fellow of Chiropractic Biophysics '06 - Present Proficiency in X-ray and postural analysis, and spinal rehabilitation Professional Memberships: Missouri State Chiropractic Association International Chiropractic Association American Chiropractic Association Personal Memberships: Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Member of Calvary Baptist Church, Republic MO Senior High school Sunday School Teacher Ordained Deacon - '09 Republic Youth Wrestling Coach - '00-'04 Republic Youth Wrestling Board Member - '00-'04

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  • Kari L. Vance
    Co-Owner Vance Chiropractic Clinic, April 2000 - Present

    Education: Butler Community College, El Dorado, KS 1992-1993 Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson, KS 1994 - 1996 Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO 4/2000 Bachelor of Science 4/2000 - Doctor of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Training: MTAA 2000 - Present Completion of 100 hour Course in Meridian Therapy/Acupuncture Beginning DABCI 6/2016 Professional Memberships: Missouri State Chiropractic Association International Chiropractic Association International Chiropractic Pediatric Association Personal Memberships: Member of Calvary Baptist Church, Republic MO Awana Co-Leader Vacation Bible School Leader Former President of Republic Business & Community Women Former Vice President of Republic Chamber of Commerce

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Everyday Lunch Hours are: 12pm – 2:30pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


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    Whether we're driving a car, riding a bike, or trying to record a spare at our local bowling alley, our musculoskeletal system bases its decision-making on past history, that is, what it has learned before. Drawing on years of experience, recorded deep within our muscle memory, we're able to avoid an ...

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  • "Mine and my daughter's first visit to a Chiropractor ever! It was fantastic, can't say enough good things about everyone there. They are helping my daughter so much!"
    Sarah Parsons Brinley
  • "Can't say enough about Josh, Kari, and all the staff. They are all wonderful to deal with and they do an amazing job of catering to you. Recommended 1,000 times over."
    Gus Griffin