dr-lou-jacobsDr. Lou Jacobs
Lou Jacobs, DC, CACCP, originally from Farmington, Maine, opened Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture Center in Portland, Maine 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, and The Maine Chiropractic Association.

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 sports athletes, and pregnant mothers.  He was awarded board certification after completing advanced training and examinations to work as a specialist with children and moms before, during and after pregnancy. This board certification was awarded 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 and performing artists. 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, Gary Clark Jr., Tash Sultana, 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 be 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 music, cars, cooking, the circus, travel, lifting weights, photography, art, balloon sculpting, and playing guitar. 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 @mainechiropractor.  Dr. Lou lives in Cumberland with his wife, daughter, and Boston Terrier.


Crystal Pomerleau, Patient & Office Coordinator.

Crystal  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.








Sandra Escobar, Chiropractic Assistant

Sandra joined our team in 2023. Originally from Colombia, she moved to Miami nearly 20 years ago, where she worked for 16 years as a prosthetic specialist. Sandra has a bachelors degree in biology, and a masters degree in international marketing.

Sandra moved to Maine a couple of years ago, and is happy to call Portland home.





erinErin Judge, Insurance Billing Specialist

Prior to October 2019, Erin had been the office manager and Insurance billing specialist at JCA for nearly 11 years. After moving to Florida, Erin continues to handle insurance and billing at JCA.

Email: ErinJudge@gmail.com






Dr. Max Jacobs
Dr. Max is currently practicing in Portugal. For more information visit the website below.
Website: www.drmax.pt