The Joint Corp., a franchisor of chiropractic clinics, recently opened a location in Fairfield.

The clinic occupies 1,372 square feet of office space in the Brick Walk at 1215 Post Road and is owned by Larry Coco of Bethel and managed by his son Michael Coco, also of Bethel.

Larry Coco, who has a background in sales, management and marketing, is a public speaker and president of career consultancy Coco Training & Consulting, according to a news release.

The chiropractors are Stephen Rutkowski and Nicolas Varholak, the release states. Rutkowski has a bachelor of science degree in biology from Fairfield University and a doctor of chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, N.Y. Varholak holds doctor of chiropractic and masters of nutrition degrees from University of Bridgeport.

The other employees, in addition to Larry and Michael Coco, include two full-time wellness coordinators and a marketing associate.

Larry Coco has entered into a 10-year lease with the landlord Kleban Properties.

The Joint Corp. was founded in 1999 in Tucson, Ariz., by John Leonesio, who also established the Massage Envy franchise in 2002. It has 379 clinics open or in development in 25 states.

The Fairfield clinic hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It may be contacted at 203-307-2864 or