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The Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners was created within the Department of Health and Hospitals by Legislative Act in 1974, for the purpose of licensing and regulating chiropractic practice to ensure the highest levels of professional excellence for the benefit and protection of the citizens of the State of Louisiana.

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08/04/2021:  The Governor of the State of Louisiana has issued a statewide mask mandate which includes chiropractic offices.  All employees, patients and physicians should be wearing a mask that adequately protects themselves and others.  Please follow the CDC guidelines posted on their website in cases of exposure.




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Mission Statement

The Board adopted a comprehensive mission statement in December, 2000, which begins:

"The mission of the board is to protect the public health, safety and welfare through the regulation of individuals licensed under the authority of the Board . . . 

The entire statement may be viewed on the Mission Statement page.

The Board continues its mission by providing an additional avenue of accessible information and services, with this web site designed to assist the general public, as well as  prospective and current licensees in obtaining information and handling certain functions relating to the work of the Board.

The Board welcomes your feedback, comments and suggestions for the improvement of the functions and services of this web site. 

Email: Executive Director, Patricia Oliver, at  LSBCE@eatel.net 

LSBCE Office: 8621 Summa Avenue, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809

Phone: (225) 765-2322

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The LA Department of Health issued “Healthcare Facility Notice/Order Number 2020-COVID 19- All-007”.  In part, it states that all healthcare providers postpone all in-person healthcare services that can safely be postponed for 30 days. You are to use your best clinical judgment to make this determination.  You shall consider the entire clinical picture when determining if the service can be safely postponed, including the consequences of postponement to the patient, and the consequences to the health-care system.  Providers acting in good faith will be not found to be in violation of this directive.

Pursuant to LA R.S. 2816.A.8, all contagious infectious disease protocols should be followed.  Guidelines can be found at CDC.gov/coronavirus/2019-NCOV/infec.HTML    

In addition, in compliance with Governor Edwards’ statewide “stay at home” order, the LA Board office will be closed to the public, vendors and licensees.  Phone lines are being maintained during office hours.  Please reference the website, www.lachiropracticboard.com   for the most current information about this and other pertinent issues pertaining to chiropractic licensing and regulation.