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"Observational study found that low back pain patients receiving chiropractic care, which typically includes spinal manipulation, are more satisfied than those receiving medical care." -New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Josh Frankum Smithville 

Chiropractor | Frankum Chiropractic | (816) 532-2330

1014 S. US Hwy 169

 Smithville, MO 64089

Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Erin Rubin, LMT
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Erin joined the Frankum Chiropractic team in 2012.  She is a graduate of Midwest Institute of Natural Healing.

    Erin brings 5 years of experience providing massage in the areas of Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Prenatal, Elder and Basic Swedish.  She strives to create a massage that will best fit your needs.

    Erin is the proud mother of 5 and still has the energy to provide great massages!

  • Chrissy Wright
    Office Manager

    Chrissy joined the Frankum Chiropractic team in 2010.  She has been an invaluable asset to our team.  Chrissy's kindness and professionalism fit perfectly with our practice philosophy.  Chrissy has two young boys that keep her running all the time.  You may contact Chrissy directly at [email protected].

  • Dr. Josh Frankum, D.C.
    Doctor of Chiropractic

    Dr. Frankum is a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College and has been in practice in Smithville since 2005. Dr. Frankum provides the most current, researched, and effective chiropractic care available to his patients.

    Dr. Frankum lives in Smithville and is married and has two little girls that he loves spending time with.

    You can contact Dr. Josh Frankum directly at [email protected]

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


8:00 am-11:30 am

1:00 pm-6:00 pm


8:00 am-11:30 am

1:00 pm-6:00 pm


8:00 am-11:30 am

1:00 pm-6:00 pm


8:00 am-11:30 am

1:00 pm-6:00 pm


8:00 am-11:30 am

1:00 pm-3:00 pm