29+Years Practicing In Chalmette, LA

The Parish's Most Experienced And Longest Tenured Chiropractor

Thank you for visiting the website of Dr. James L. Shoemaker | Shoemaker Chiropractic Physical Medicine Center.

At his clinic as well as online, Dr. Shoemaker strives for excellence through superior patient treatment, education, and satisfaction. We welcome your feedback and suggestions.

Within this site, you will find all types of health-related information, information about our office and services including the innovative and much talked about Spinal Decompression, the history of and myths surrounding chiropractic care, back and neck conditions from work related injuries and automobile accidents, exercises to strengthen your spine, therapeutic massage therapy offered
onsite, diet and nutrition advice, a monthly health newsletter, and much, much more.

We hope you enjoy the information and share it with others. Again, thank you for visiting and remember to come back often as this online information constantly changes and is frequently updated.

~ Thru hell and high water, Dr. Shoemaker has always had your back ~

Yours In Health,

James L. Shoemaker DC, CCSP


Dr. Shoemaker is very appreciative of Kathy and Cindy's time today at the event

"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart." ~ Elizabeth Andrew

St. Bernard Parish "GEAUX PINK" For Breast Cancer

We are very thankful for Jen and Ellen selflessly working this event!

"Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer. " ~Author Unknown


Dr. J-Hills and Michael on your Summer 2014 wedding!!!


After seeing patients first in a mobile clinic and then in leased space for 18 months post Hurricane Katrina, on May 1, 2007 Dr. Shoemaker | Shoemaker Chiropractic Physical Medicine Center proudly reopened his original Chalmette office at 221 W. Judge Perez Drive.

Then in the Summer of 2009, Dr. Shoemaker | Shoemaker Chiropractic Physical Medicine Center debuted his expanded office area including:

  • on-site xray capabilities
  • extensive physical rehab equipment department
  • spinal stabilizer
  • advanced spinal decompression treatment rooms
  • multiple massage therapy suites
  • leased space to Audibel Hearing Aids