About Us

Dr. Douglas B. Smith Jr.

Dr. Douglas B. Smith Jr. earned his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Atlanta Georgia. While Life University, Dr. Smith also received certification in Physical Therapy. Dr. Smith will begin his 20th year of practice in October of 2018. Dr. Smith is highly regarded in Fauquier County as being the “go to” doctor for injuries, headaches and wellness in general. He combines his experience and also his love for learning new treatments that reduce pain and improve function in the care of his patients. The community shows their confidence in Dr. Doug by voting him “Best Chiropractor” every year since 2006.

Dr. Doug was raised in upstate New York. After high school he joined the Air Force which he served for 8 years. During these years, Dr. Doug injured himself while playing rugby. The team chiropractor helped him recover and stay healthy. That started his lifelong love of Chiropractic.

Dr. Doug lives in Warrenton with his wife and two sons. Choosing the right doctor for your care is a very personal decision. Please contact the office if you would like to meet him.


Amaris DeFord

Amaris DeFord grew up in Orange County, VA and completed her massage therapy training in 2011, when she began working at Advantage Chiropractic and Massage as the lead LMT. In 2015 she took leave to start her family. Now, after 5 years and two beautiful children, she has returned!

Through 9 years of her massage practice, Amaris has honed the application of deep tissue, Swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point, reflexology, prenatal and postnatal massage, and aromatherapy.  Her goals are to assist in health and wellness through massage therapy, which compliment the chiropractic care Dr. Doug provides.

Amaris loves God, her family and nature. She enjoys travel, hiking, gardening, and the great outdoors.


Matthew Duane

Matthew Duane is a Virginia native, Licensed Massage Therapist. His aim is to find the underlying issues and address the body holistically. He uses many modalities including; myofascial release, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, sports massage, and Swedish massage. Matthew’s goal is to heal in conjunction with Dr. Doug to address the specific needs of each patient. Matthew lives locally in Amissville, Virginia with his wife, two sons and daughter. 

They enjoy church, hiking and camping the local Shenandoah. Family and healing is what brought Matthew to massage therapy and why he understands the importance of proper prevention and therapeutic care to keep our loved ones healthy and prosperous.

Office Hours


9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


11:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 PM


9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-7:00 pm


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