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Dr. Wayne Smith D.C.

G. Wayne Smith D.C. grew up watching his father Dr. Tracy Smith fight for chiropractic care to become accepted in the state of Louisiana. Working in his father’s clinic, he saw firsthand how his father helped patients and decided to pursue his own career in chiropractic.

After graduating from Louisiana Tech University, Dr. Wayne moved to Pasadena, Texas to continue his education at Texas Chiropractic College.  During his four years there, Dr. Wayne learned the science behind his father’s treatments, as well as new techniques of modern chiropractic.

After graduating in 1977, Dr. Wayne decided to branch out on his own. He moved to Springhill, La where he opened an independent practice. Dr. Wayne enjoyed the close knit community of Springhill, especially through his work with the local chapter of the United States Junior Chamber, leading eventually to his serving on the Jaycee state board. When his father retired in 1995, Dr. Wayne took over the family practice in Ruston in addition to his office in Springhill. Smith Chiropractic Center continues to serve patients at both locations. 

Dr. Wayne is ready to help improve your quality of life, whether you’re suffering from an acute injury or a chronic condition. He also offers preventative chiropractic care.  Dr. Wayne specializes in full spine diversified technique to address a wide variety of ailments. For those patients whose bodies can’t handle the pressure of traditional chiropractic care, he offers alternative treatment, including activator methods. Call Smith Chiropractic Center today to see how Dr. Wayne can help you.

Dr. Wayne and his wife Jackie enjoy fishing and spending time with their family, especially their two grandsons

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Monday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Closed

Sunday:

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  • "I am part of this well adjusted family. I love the doctors and massage therapists. Stephanie has become one of my besties!"
    Dianne R. Ruston, LA

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