Dr. Eric Smith

Eric Smith is a Chicago chiropractor who serves Chicago and the surrounding communities in IL.

Dr. Eric Smith achieved his Doctorate of Chiropractic as well as a bachelor’s degree in Life Science from Logan Chiropractic College in Chesterfield, Missouri. Along with his two degrees from Logan, Dr. Smith is also recognized as an Internal Health Specialist focusing on Posture, Performance and Optimal Health. Dr. Smith has a passion for helping his patients not only achieve structural health through active corrective care, but also internal health by dealing with the stresses that are put on the body by today’s poor food sources and environmental stressors.

In his experience working at the University of Michigan Mott Hospital pediatric pharmacy as well as in a pain management clinic, Dr. Smith has seen first hand how proper nutrition and a well balanced spine can help a patient recover as well as lead them to a more active and health life. By having a specialization in Internal Health, Dr. Smith has had the opportunity to help many patients take better control of their health through proper nutrition, digestion and utilization of the food they eat. With the decline of quality food sources and increase in the availability of poor food choices, Dr. Smith makes it a personal goal to help treat anyone that suffers from conditions that are a result of poor diet, nutrition and stress on the body.

Dr. Smith is Michigan native who has made Chicago his home and is quickly growing as a strong member of the surrounding community. He looks to give back to the community through increased health and awareness for generations to come.

Specialties: Posture, Pain Management Performance, Pain Management collaboration with Medical Doctors, Bodybuilder Athletes, Nutrition and Enzyme Nutrition.


Dr. Jennifer Scherbauer

Jennifer Scherbauer is a Chiropractor, Naturopathic Physician, and Acupuncturist that specializes in pain management, functional endocrinology, and women’s health.

Dr. Scherbauer received her certificate of acupuncture and doctorates of Chiropractic and Naturopathic Medicine from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois. In addition to her doctorates, she obtained a Masters in applied anatomy from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and a bachelor’s of science in biology and psychology from University of Dayton, Ohio. She is also trained in Webster technique, kinesiology taping, and basic Mckenzie Diagnostic Therapy.

As a female physician, Dr. Scherbauer recognizes the unique healthcare needs of women; reproductively, hormonally, emotionally, and physically. During her clinical experience she noticed how incredibly effective combining Chiropractic, Naturopathic, and Traditional Chinese Medicine were at achieving optimal health for her female patients. She developed an enthusiasm for utilizing her education and skills to treat women throughout all areas of their lives- from adolescence, through fertility, reproduction, conception, pregnancy, post-partum, menopause, and every age in between.

Trained in primary care, Dr. Scherbauer is skilled in identifying and correcting the root cause of pain and illness through natural methods. With additional experience in immunology and metabolic disease, she helps patients of any demographic overcome both acute and chronic illness. She achieves this through the use of chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, functional laboratory testing, dietary assessment/nutritional modification, botanical medicine, supplementation, homeopathy, and traditional Chinese therapies of acupuncture, auricular therapy, and cupping.

If you have any questions about our Chicago chiropractor, or would like to learn more about chiropractic care at Optimal Health Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, please call us at (312) 879-1979 today!