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Our Chiropractors, Acupuncturist and Massage Therapists in Long Beach CA

IMPACT Chiropractic

6621 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Suite 120
Long Beach, CA 90803

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Dr. Ryan Smith

Doctor of Chiropractic

Doctor Profile

Educational Background

Millikan High School — Long Beach, CA
California State University, Fullerton — BS in Kinesiology
Southern California University of Health Sciences — Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Smith played college baseball.

Associations/Organizations

Healing Hands for Humanity
Sports Injury Council
Graston technique certified
California State Long Beach Track Team Chiropractor

Special Honors, Degrees, Certifications

Dr. Smith graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences with Magna Cum Laude honors and completed all ten terms on the dean’s list. Dr. Smith also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton with an emphasis in Clinical Exercise Science.

Personal Interests

Working Out, Baseball, Healthy Living, Nutrition, and Huge LA Lakers and Dallas Cowboys fan!

Natalie Lewton

Licensed Acupuncturist

Acupuncturist Profile

Natalie is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist, and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has had extensive study and international professional experience in an integrative healthcare setting. She has a five year Master’s degree in Chinese Medicine from South Baylo University, where she received an honorary award of clinical excellence, in recognition of her commitment and dedication to exceptional patient care. For the past year, Natalie has been working as an acupuncturist and herbalist at sea, giving lectures and treating patients on cruise ships from all over the world.

Natalie was drawn to Chinese medicine from her fundamental passion for helping people to improve their lives through natural healing methods. While she specializes in pain management, she treats everything from digestive disorders to mental-emotional imbalances, insomnia, menstrual complaints and more. True to the concept of Chinese medicine, Natalie believes in not just treating the symptoms, but also addressing the root of the problem in attempts to stop the condition entirely, prevent further harm, and guide the body back to a state of homeostasis.

Sarah Best

Massage Therapist

Therapist Profile

Sarah was first introduced to the art of holistic healing as a young teen and since has been captivated by Eastern bodywork and natural healing.  Sarah attended massage school at American Institute of Business in New Jersey and graduated at the top of her class in 2013. Having worked in spas and wellness centers, she has found her passion in healing patients in medical settings.  Her techniques and modalities include an integrated approach using sports, deep tissue and trigger point therapies.

Wendy Ferguson

Massage Therapist

Therapist Profile

 Throughout the last 16 years of offering therapeutic healing in various settings, Wendy has found a passion in working in collaboration with medical personnel to address persisting ailments within the muscular system.  Wendy’s healing modalities include trigger point therapy, sports, deep tissue, acupressure, reflexology, pregnancy and Swedish to bring a customized relief and overall sense of relaxation.  Whether it’s overall tension from daily life, an injury, or that nagging pain from maladaptive posture/positioning causing the discomfort, Wendy will intuitively implement the appropriate therapeutic modalities your body is seeking.  The next massage you receive will complement and maximize the benefits of your ongoing chiropractic care.  Wendy graduated from Bryman Collage, Ontario Ca in 2004.  Within a few years of practice, Wendy was voted and listed as Best Massage Therapist in Inland Empire Daily Bulletin in 2011 and 2012.

Alyssa Lemon

Massage Therapist

Therapist Profile

Alyssa Lemon has been practicing Massage Therapy for 10+ years here in Long Beach. She specializes in Deep Tissue massage. She has helped many people relieve the pain of injuries, stress, body discomfort as well as maintain good bodily and mental health. Alyssa focuses on other modalities such as Swedish and Pregnancy Massage and makes sure each session is customized to your individual request.

Yeni Batres

Massage Therapist

Therapist Profile

Yeni has been a massage therapist for the past 7 years.  She is very passionate about helping people on their healing journey.  Yeni specialized in Swedish, Deep tissue, trigger point and pregnancy massage. Yeni believes in healing from within to properly maintain the body.

Irina Badescu

Chiropractic Assistant

Assistant Profile

Hello! My name is Irina and I am so excited to be a part of the Impact Chiropractic team.  I am currently finishing up my bachelor’s in liberal studies at CSULB with hopes of becoming a teacher.  Fun fact, Dr. Smith was my chiropractor back at his previous office.

Brooke Hofer

Chiropractic Assistant

Assistant Profile

Hi, my name is Brooke. I just recently moved here from Indiana because of my husband’s job. I have been working in a chiropractic office since 2018 and I absolutely love seeing the benefits of chiropractic care. I am so excited to explore California!

Meet Dr. Smith

Dr. Ryan Smith

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Ryan Smith is a licensed chiropractor in the state of California that specializes in family practice, sports injury and soft tissue treatment and rehabilitation. Dr. Smith obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree with Dean’s list and Magna Cum Laude honors from Southern California University of Health Sciences, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 2012. Before obtaining his chiropractic degree, Dr. Smith graduated from California State University, Fullerton; with a degree in Kinesiology Sports Medicine with an emphasis in Clinical Exercise Science.

Dr. Smith has spent his first seven years of practice as an associate of Dr. Corey Clements, treating over 90,000 patients in that time frame.  Dr. Smith uses a diversified chiropractic approach to his treatment and takes great pride in getting patient’s better as quick as possible.  His height and arm length have provided him the opportunity to treat a patient of just about any size. Through Chiropractic adjustment techniques, treatment modalities, various muscle therapy techniques, Dr. Smith will help you attain optimum health and return to work or activity quickly.

Dr. Smith was born and raised in Long Beach, California and always had a passion to treat his local community.  Dr. Smith enjoys working out, golfing and spending time with his family in his spare time. During his youth, Dr. Smith actively competed in baseball as a starting and relief pitcher all the way up to the collegiate level.  His experience and injuries in sports has given him a great knowledge base for common injuries and the best ways to treat them.

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