The Center

for Optimal Living

Bluffton Chiropractor & Massage Therapist

A Natural Solution to Pain

If you’re suffering from pain or a condition, then we have the answer. We provide a natural and holistic approach to chiropractic care for people of all ages. No matter what you’re experiencing, Dr. Avery’s chiropractic care and massage therapy will locate the root cause, provide relief and solve the problem.

A Unique Approach to Chiropractic Care

Here at Rooted Living Wellness, our approach is drastically different from most chiropractors in Bluffton, SC. Our goal is to break the stigma of white coat offices by making you feel relaxed and at home from the moment you arrive.

We believe that every person is the architect of their own healing. The power is in you. That’s why we focus on caring for the body as a whole, from providing emotional and physical care to correcting dysfunctional body patterns.

Our ethos is simple. By clearing your body of interference, it will be able to heal naturally. That’s our goal and finding a unique approach for you is our job.

Your Body is Talking

Are You Listening?

More than Chiropractic


Rooted Living Wellness provides a natural and effective approach to chiropractic care for people of all ages. No matter what condition or pain you have, our chiropractic techniques will locate the root cause, provide relief and solve your problem.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a relaxing way to de-stress, relieve pain and improve your overall body balance. As part of holistic chiropractic care, massage therapists can help with back pains, neck pain, headaches, extremity conditions, systemic diseases and more.

Corrective Exercise

Corrective exercises are designed to fix imbalances in the body that may be causing pain while also improving strength, functionality and flexibility. As part of our chiropractic care, Rooted Living will provide corrective exercises specific to your needs so you can live happily again.

Brain Balance

When you think of chiropractors, you probably think about the back. But what if they could offer more? What if they could help the brain? With the help of a neurological chiropractor in Bluffton, SC you can correct your brain balance to improve your mental health and reduce symptoms.

Pediatric | Pregnancy

Becoming a parent is magical, but it’s far from easy. During pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes drastic changes, from weight gains to shifts in balance. Thankfully, the discomforts and pain caused as a result can be treated through pregnancy chiropractic care. After birth, your child needs a balanced body to ensure they develop without issues.

We have one vessel to experience life through. Take care of it and you’ll take care of your life.

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How a Sedentary Lifestyle Affects Your Health

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When Should I See a Chiropractor?

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A chiropractor is a healthcare professional focusing on the body's self-healing ability. Chiropractors mainly work with patients' neuromusculoskeletal systems - bones, nerves, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Additionally, a chiropractor can help patients manage pain through spinal adjustments. They also help patients achieve and maintain alignment. Many chiropractors take a holistic approach to health and wellness and use chiropractic treatment as [...]

Exercise for Better Health: Consistency Is Key

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Meet the Team

Doctor Avery Smith

Dr. Avery Smith

Owner and Chiropractor

Dr. Avery is originally from Kennesaw, GA where he was born and raised until uprooting to Cartersville, GA for the second half of his childhood. Once he graduated from high school he attended Kennesaw State University working toward a Physical Therapist Degree. Then he was introduced to Chiropractic and his whole plan changed overnight! Once he found out the capability of Chiropractic and health there was no looking back and within a month he was already transferred to Life University in Marietta, GA. Once accepted into Life University, Dr. Avery dove into holistic health and simultaneously tackled his Bachelor of Science Degree as well as his Doctorate of Chiropractic. The story leading to chiropractic was not a straight road, experiencing many different ways to heal himself of injuries, playing multiple sports that include baseball, football, tennis, soccer, wrestling you can imagine that there were numerous injuries. All of these injuries led him to chiropractic eventually, in college but exactly at the right time.

Jillian Lidderdale

Dr. Kevin Malone

Team Doctor

 Dr. Kevin grew up on a farm in Ohio and learned the family trade woodworking from his father. Although he enjoyed woodworking his love for athletics was far greater,  earning a scholarship in Division 1 Wresting and went on to continue his education achieving his Strength and Conditioning Certification earning a bachelor degree in exercise science. After a few injuries he went on a personal healing journey and found his passion helping others with their performance goals and became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Fast forward to Marietta GA and attended Life University to study to become a chiropractor. While at Life he became the head strength and conditioning coach for Life University Rugby and aided them to win a division one national title and worked as a Chiropractor for the university athletic department.  He now wants to bring the level of care that college and professional athletes receive to the general public. 

Jillian Lidderdale

Jordan Britt

Team Member

Jordan grew up in Chattanooga, TN surrounded by the great outdoors. As a young girl, Jordan and her
siblings were rarely inside, preferring instead the company of nature and to stay active through sports.
While her family were big fans of baseball, Jordan instead chose to focus on golf. It was during her high
school years that Jordan decided to see just how good an athlete she could become. This quest
eventually led her to take a closer look at her nutrition and daily habits. Making a few lifestyle changes
allowed Jordan to improve her game and earn herself a full scholarship to the University of Tennessee at
Chattanooga (UTC) to play on their women’s golf team.

Rooted Living Wellness

Rooted Living Wellness-Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Sports Rehab
29 Plantation Park Dr #201
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 212-2504

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