The Doctors

Dr  J and Doc straight on

James L. Shoemaker DC, CCSP "Doc"James L. Shoemaker Chiropractor

Board Qualified Chiropractic Orthopedist
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician


  • Undergraduate Studies: Columbia College, Columbia, MO - BA awarded; University of Texas, Austin, TX; Metropolitan Junior College, Kansas City, MO
  • Professional: Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO - Doctor of Chiropractic awarded
  • Post Professional: National College of Chiropractic, Chicago, IL - Chiropractic Orthopedics ~ Board Qualified; Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO: Texas College of Chiropractic, Houston, TX; Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO; Parker Chiropractic College, Dallas, TX; Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA; Life Chiropractic College, Atlanta, GA; Spine Research Institute, San Diego, CA - courses of study include whiplash and brain injury traumatology, x-ray, physical therapy, impairment rating, general chiropractic procedures, kinesiology, nutrition, acupuncture, sports injuries, physical fitness, athletic training, sports medicine, diagnosis, orthopedics, neurology, rehabilitation, sports training - fitness

Licenses / Certificates / Memberships

  • Board Qualified Chiropractic Orthopedist, ACA
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, ACA
  • Licensed: Louisiana, Utah, and Kansas
  • Member: Chiropractic Association of Louisiana
  • Member: Foundation Chiropractic Education/ Research, ACA
  • Member: American Chiropractic Association Council on Sports Injuries - Physical Fitness
  • Member: Kansas Chiropractic Association (Past President)
  • Member: Parker Chiropractic Resource Foundation
  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified, Level One
  • PSC/PGA Certified
  • Chiropractic Staff Member for the PGA
  • Wrangler Sports Chiropractic Physician - Professional Rodeo Physician, 1995-1996
  • Pro-Sports - Certified Chiropractic Physician, 1996- Present
  • Spine Research Institute - Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Graduate and Advanced Certification of Competency

Professional Practice

  • 1968-1982: Private Practice, McPherson, KS
  • 1983-1984: Practice Consultant and Personal Injury Consultant, Austin, TX
  • 1985-1991: Group Practice and Practice Consultant, Chalmette, LA
  • 1991- present: Private Practice, Chalmette, LA
  • October 2005 - July 2009: Private Practice, Slidell, LA (post Hurricane Katrina)

Professional Achievements

  • St. Bernard Parish's "Man Of The Year" 2019 - BPW
  • Listed Outstanding Young Men of America Publication, 1970-1973
  • Listed Who's Who Strathmore's, 1999-2000
  • Listed Who's Who in Midwest Publication, 1973-1975
  • Listed Who's Who in Chiropractic International Publication, 1979-1980
  • Listed Who's Who in Executives and Professionals Publication, 1995
  • Past President, Kansas Chiropractic Association, 1975-1977
  • Kansas Chiropractic Association - Distinguished Presidential Service Award, 1978
  • Staff Physician: World Corporate Games - London, 1992
  • Staff Physician: National Collegiate Ultimate Frisbee Championship, 1994
  • Staff Physician: Wrangler Sports Chiropractic (Professional Rodeo), 1996
  • Staff Volunteer: Paralympic Games - Atlanta, 1996
  • Treating Chiropractic Physician: Saenger Theater, thru August 2005
    "Smokey Joe's Café", "Annie", "Peter Pan", "Les Miserables", "Rent", "Evita", "South Pacific", "Cinderella", "State Fair", "CATS", "Chicago", "Sound of Music", "Cabaret", "Sunset "Boulevard", "The King and I", "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"
  • Ringside Physician : International Fighting Championship, 1997
  • Ringside Physician : Total Championship Wrestling/ United Wrestling Federation, 1997 - 2005
  • Staff Physician: National Junior Olympic Trials, 1996
  • Ringside Physician: Extreme Championship Wrestling
  • Treating Physician: New Orleans Opera Association
  • Treating Physician : New Orleans Ballet Association
  • Treating Chiropractic Physician: Big Easy Roller Girls, 2006 - present
  • Volunteer Chiropractic Physician: Camp Hope, St. Bernard project, and other St. Bernard Parish rebuilding organizations, 2006 - present


  • U. S. Army Reserve - Physical Therapy Specialist (Medical)
  • Detachment Commander - KS National Guard

Lesichia Jarrell DC "Dr. J"

Leischia Jarrell chiropractor


  • Undergraduate Studies: Dillard University, New Orleans, LA – BS in Biology awarded; 2000 Parker Chiropractic College, Dallas, TX - BS in Health and Wellness awarded 2008; Parker Chiropractic College, Dallas, TX - BS in Anatomy awarded 2008
  • Professional: Parker Chiropractic College, Dallas, TX - Doctor of Chiropractic awarded 2009
    • Courses of study include: pediatrics, x-ray, spinal MRI, physiotherapy modalities, general chiropractic procedures, diagnosis, nutrition, neurology, rehabilitation, spinal decompression, cold laser therapy, extremity adjusting (Charrette’s protocol), foot orthoses, surface electromyography, techniques in Diversified, Activator, Cox-Flexion and Distraction, Thompson Drop tables, Gonstead, Applied Kinesiology, Sacro occipital technique, Upper Cervical
  • Post Professional: Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA - Medicare compliance, worker’s comp; Louisiana Union of Chiropractic Physicians, New Orleans, LA - whiplash and brain injury traumatology, spinal decompression, physical examination, x-ray, ICD 10 coding, nutrition, spinal MRI; The American Institute of Personal Injury Physicians, New Orleans, LA - strategies for personal injury 2013; Personal Injury Institute, New Orleans, LA – training in crash dynamics, documentation, auto-body questionnaire, impairment ratings, report writing, certification in management of PI patients 2014; Insurance company training/compliance – Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, United Health Care, People’s Health; LWCC – Worker’s comp compliance 2015; Spine Research Institute of San Diego - Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2015, Modules 1-4 ; Spine Research Institute of San Diego - Advanced Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2015


  • Certificates – Memberships:
    • Licensed: Louisiana
    • Member: Chiropractic Association of Louisiana
    • Member: International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
    • Member: Parker Chiropractic College Alumni Association
    • Member: Dillard University Alumni Association
    • Member: American Chiropractic Association
    • Member: International Chiropractic Association
    • Member: St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce
    • Webster Technique Certified
    • Kinesiology Taping Practitioner awarded by FMT Basic October 2018
    • Model Working Woman – St. Bernard Business and Professional Women’s Club awarded 2013
    • Personal Trainer Certification – International Alliance for Fitness Professional awarded 2014
    • Leadership St. Bernard awarded May 2017
    • The Leading Physicians of the World as a Top Chiropractor in Chalmette awarded January 2018

Professional Practice

  • 2009- present: Chiropractor at Shoemaker Chiropractic, Chalmette, LA

Professional Affiliations

  • Volunteer Chiropractic Physician: Camp Hope rebuilding organization 2009 – 2010
  • Volunteer Chiropractic Physician: Big Easy Roller Girls since 2009
  • Volunteer Chiropractic Physician: Elev8 Pro Wrestling since 2017