Dr. Gary V. Mertz
Dr. Gary V. Mertz has been a practicing Doctor of Chiropractic for over 20 years. He studied Biological Sciences, Human Biophysics, and Spinal Biomechanics at San Jose State University and received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Sunnyvale, California. Dr. Gary received advanced certifications including: Electro-Diagnostics and Advanced Studies, and Certified Instructor of Spinal Mechanics and Human Biophysics.
WELCOME Dr. Frederick Hannie Jr. Chiropractic Physician
Louisiana Chiropractic and Wellness Center is very proud to welcome Dr. Frederick Hannie, D.C. as our newest Chiropractic Physician. Beginning June 2013, Dr. Frederick will practice here in our Lake Charles office. As our practice is expanding, we are fulfilling our patient needs with additional staff to serve them. We are confident, with his outstanding background, he will be an asset to our community.
Wendy Taylor, ARRT Radiological Technologist/ Chiropractic Assistant
Wendy joined our practice in January of 2013. She is a graduate of McNeese State University with a Bachelors of Science in Radiology. Wendy assists with all examinations, posture analyses, and x-rays. Along with ensuring the best care for our patients, she assists our Doctors with case managing and documentation. Wendy has been an amazing asset to our team here at Louisiana Chiropractic.
Phillip Savoy, LMT Physical Therapy Aide/ Rehab Tech/ Massage Therapist
Phillip Savoy began working with Louisiana Chiropractic in 2010. In addition to being a Licensed Massage Therapist, he is a Licensed Physical Therapy Aide and has several certifications in Rehab including: trained in RockTape application and Certified as a Functional Movement Expert in the Functional Movement System and Cage Motion which utilizes corrective exercises for proper performance and function of the body.
Irina Rice, LMMT Medical Massage Therapist
Irina has been performing medical massage with Louisiana Chiropractic since 2006. She has extensive training in massage and has gone over and beyond to learn the greatest techniques in soft tissue therapy. Her training includes deep tissue, myofacial release, lymphatic drainage, reflexology, trigger point, and medical massage.
Samantha Miller Front desk/Chiropractic Assistant
Samantha is a life-long patient of chiropractic and has been getting adjusted since birth. She began working part time in 2006 while attending high school and later McNeese, and now runs the flow of the entire office. She holds a certification in x-ray proficiency and is our team quarterback.
Lynda Veronie Community Outreach Coordinator
Lynda is a graduate of McNeese State University with a Bachelors of Science in Liberal Studies. She has been an advocate for natural healthcare and began as Community Outreach Coordinator for Louisiana Chiropractic in March of 2010. She enjoys being actively involved in the community.