Dr. Lou has been working with musicians of all levels for over 20 years. He has worked with some of music’s biggest and brightest stars. Repetitive stress injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, tour bus soreness, headaches, back, neck and shoulder damage and pain as well as stress related tension are a few of the most common reasons for contacting him. Dr. Lou also offers time conscious, on location visits for chiropractic, acupuncture, trigger point massage, physiotherapy, and counseling on the specific healthcare needs for musicians on the road.
Most medical needs of musicians on the road are related to nerve, muscle, or bone & Joint Aches and pains and dysfunction. Dr. Lou understands music and performance biomechanics, a necessary understanding if one is to maximize the efficiency and healing of talent that never stops. He has spent many hundreds of hours in green rooms talking to musicians. Dr. Lou’s YouTube channel has a Musicians Playlist that not only mirrors his March 2023 Guitar Player article, but it offers many more solutions for musician injuries and health concerns.
He understands musician’s lifestyles, injuries, concerns and the need for impeccably detailed care in critical situations. There is no room for guess work or less than focused care when millions of dollars and thousands of fans with tickets are at stake while on tour. Accustomed to the stress and urgency of the needs of musicians, Dr. Lou is the go to chiropractor for musical talent living in Maine, and for those passing through Maine.
Dr. Lou is available for tele-consultations for music-related injuries and health problems. He is available for travel under very special circumstances.
Among those he has permission to mention, Dr. Lou has worked with Mumford & Sons, The Pixies, Steve Vai, Tommy Emmanuel, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Blackberry Smoke, Gogol Bordello, Trey Anastasio, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
Why Dr. Lou?
With “tele-consulting” visits, you will not be receiving ongoing “in person care.” Instead, you will be executing your strategic home treatment plan with the advice and supervision of a seasoned expert in musician health. You save time, money and travel. You are in charge, in control, and independent. You will learn techniques that you can use at home, on the road, or in the green room. The skills you learn will benefit you when doing “damage control” for pain, the skills will also work preventively and will help you improve performance. From anywhere in the world, you can dial in to Dr. Lou and his virtual office. Should you need active care, Dr. Lou will find you someone local whenever possible to help you along your journey of healing and performing. For information regarding consulting, call (207) SPINAL-1
Not a rock star but feel like one in the shower? Dr. Lou will encourage your delusions by treating you like a rock star on the same chiropractic tables used for these and many others. He’s committed to music, no matter how skilled you are, or are not.
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