Dr. Lou Jacobs
Lou Jacobs, DC, CACCP, originally from Farmington, Maine, opened Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture Center in 2003. Dr. Jacobs received his undergraduate degree from The University of Maine at Farmington and Beijing Polytechnic University, Beijing, China. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Lou is a member of The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, The Maine Chiropractic Association, The International Chiropractors Association and The International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations.
In addition to his degrees, he has accumulated over a thousand of hours in continuing education since graduation from chiropractic college. “Dr. Lou” as he is often called is licensed to perform chiropractic acupuncture (acupuncture performed by a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic). Dr. Lou further specializes in the treatment of children, musicians, extreme sport athletes and pregnant mothers. He was awarded this board certification after completing advanced training and examinations to work with children and moms before, during and after pregnancy by the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics and The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (icpa4kids.org).
Dr. Lou is Webster Technique certified and has completed his training with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
Dr. Lou is Maine’s specialist in the treatment of musicians. Dr. Lou has worked with dozens of professional local musicians as well as the likes of Trey Anastasio, The Pixies, Gogol Bordello, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Tommy Emmanuel, Blackberry Smoke, Mumford & Sons, Steve Vai and many others.
Dr. Lou is also on the board of directors of Snowlion Repertory Company.
On July 10, 2014 Dr. Lou became the first American chiropractor to licensed in Romania and is one of only two chiropractors recognized by the ministry of health and the ORDINUL PRACTICIENILOR de MEDICINA COMPLEMENTARA / ALTERNATIVA. When in Romania, Dr. Lou sees patients at Intermedicas Worldwide. (www.intermedicas.com)(www.chiropractorbucuresti.com)
Dr. Jacobs’ interests include public speaking, music, cars, travel, lifting weights, photography, art, balloon sculpting, and making kids laugh. In addition to research and evidence based care, his attitude toward healing is directed by the wise words “It’s good to have an open mind, but not so open that your brain falls out”. Dr. Lou can be found on twitter @drloujacobs and on Instagram at dr.loujacobs. Dr. Lou lives in Cumberland with his wife and 9 year old daughter.
Dr. Max Jacobs
Dr. Max is currently practicing in Portugal. For more information visit the website below.
Erin Judge, Office Manager
Erin has been working at JCA for 10 years. She is our office Manager and Insurance specialist! Managing your insurance is her specialty. She will pre-qualify your insurance coverage and help you to determine what coverage is available to you under your policy. In our office, Erin takes all the time you need to explain how insurance works, so you have a good understanding of your coverage, and she will help you make educated financial decisions. Erin has been married for 19 years, 8 of which she has been the primary advocate/caregiver for her husband Rick who has ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Erin knows how hard it can be to find “balance” in life. Managing her work life, juggling multi specialty doctors appointments for her husband, home life and so much more. Erin recently started her own business to fundraise for the Hope-JG Foundation which helps families afflicted with ALS. In her spare time, Erin likes to be outside walking, at the beach, and in her flower and vegetable gardens. She likes cooking and Netflix. She LOVES animals, especially her crazy, affectionate dog Girdie who is a rescue from Georgia. Erin is honest, compassionate, and altruistic. She will handle any of your financial concerns as if you were her own family.
Sydney Wolverton, Patient Coordinator
Sydney will most likely be the first person you speak to when you call our office. She is in charge of scheduling your first appointment and coordinating your care schedule to make it as convenient and efficient as possible.
Sydney is a Philadelphia native who, after living in Seattle for a few years, has just moved to Portland. She loves to travel and try new things! She has a Bachelor’s in English Writing and is currently writing a book of travel essays. When she’s not writing, she’s either playing with her cat, testing new recipes, attempting to surf or exploring her new city.