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- Listed in Who's Who in Chiropractic International, 1980.
- Selected in 1990 by the International College of Chiropractors, Inc. to receive an
  honorary degree of "Fellow".
- Named an outstanding community volunteer to be listed in a brochure jointly published by the Region VI Health Planning
Association and the Region VI Center for Health Planning.
- Selected "Young Chiropractor of the Year" in 1978 by the Chiropractic Association of Louisiana.
- Selected "Chiropractor of the Year" in 1987 by the Chiropractic Association of Louisiana.
- Consultant to the American Chiropractic Association Sub-Committee for the Coding Manual (2008-present)
- Member of the Editorial Advisory Committee of DCConsult.Com (2007-present) Member of the
  American Board of Examiners for Chiropractic Consultants (2001-present)
- President of the American Board of Examiners for Chiropractic Consultants (2005 - present)
- Vice President of the American Board of Examiners for Chiropractic Consultants (2004)
- Secretary/Treasurer of the American Board of Examiners for Chiropractic Consultants (2003)
- Member of the Chiropractic Consultant Job Analysis Committee of the American Board of
  Chiropractic Consultants (2000)
- Member of Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (1993 -
- President of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and
  Research (2007)
- Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 1986-1987
- Elected to serve on the national committee responsible for continuing the development of
  Guidelines for Chiropractic Quality Assurance and Practice Parameters, 1994-present.
- Past President of Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, 1980 and 1981
- State Delegate - American Chiropractic Association, 1990 and 1991
- Member - Steering Committee of the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations, 1975-1984
- Chairman - National Health Planning Committee for the Congress of State Associations,
- Developed presentations on Chiropractic Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Injuries for Claims
  Adjusters and Attorneys.   Seminars approved by the Louisiana Bar Association for continuing legal
- Was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1987 and served a four-year term. 
  Was a member of the Civil Law and Procedure and Health and Welfare Committees.
- Appointed by the Governor to the Louisiana State Office of Workers’ Compensation’s Advisory
  Committee in April of 2005-2008.
- Appointed by the Governor and the Speaker of the House to Chair a joint legislative task force to
  deal with the difficulties of the State Group Benefits Program, which is the self-insured program for
  80,000 state employees.
APPOINTMENTS: (by Governor of Louisiana)
- Louisiana Statewide Health Coordinating Council, 1976-1987
- Served on several task forces: Primary Care, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Developmental
  Disabilities and Nominating Committee. 
       Vice Chairman - Committee for Plan Development
       Chairman - Categorical Plan Review Committee (only chiropractor in the nation to have this   
       Member - Commission for the Development of Community
       Residential Resources for Developmentally Disabled
       Member - Nation Models Committee
- Louisiana State Health Planning Advisory Council
- Chiropractic consultant and advisor to the firm retained by the Louisiana State Legislature for the 
  development of a state health plan.
- Has been in active practice of chiropractic in Louisiana for thirty-eight years
- U.S. Navy, February 1969 – October 1970
- Solo and group practice, Alexandria, November 1970 - December 1992
- Solo practice, Metairie, January 1992 - June 1996
- Solo practice, Amite, January 1996 – January 1998
- Solo practice, Baton Rouge, February 1998 – September 2000 
- Joined Advanced Spine Institute (which is a multidisciplinary group of Physicians),
  September 2000 – 2004
- Became affiliated with Louisiana Spine and Sports Medicine, April 2004 –present
- Served on the post-graduate faculties of four chiropractic colleges: (Palmer College of Chiropractic,
  Parker Chiropractic College, Texas Chiropractic College, and Logan Chiropractic College.
Guest Lecturer:
- 1989 Annual Convention of the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and
- 1992 Guest lecturer at the New Orleans meeting of the American Back Society 1992
- Speaker at the Annual Liability Claims Managers Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia 1993
- 1998 Speaker at the January continuing education seminar for Louisiana medical doctors, hosted by
  the Baton Rouge Medical Center and held at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton
  Rouge, Louisiana
- 1999 Speaker at the Annual Insurance Seminar of the Louisiana  Association of Business and Industry
- Speaker at a Chiropractic Credentialing Seminar for insurance companies, medical networks, HMOs
  and PPOs that was conducted by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
1998 Speaker at a Workers’ Compensation Seminar conducted by the
Defense Research Institute
1999 Speaker Attorney Seminar on “Low Impact Collision and Proving Soft Tissue Injury”  (Approved for CLE credits by State
2000 and 2002 Speaker “Advanced Workers’ Compensation In Louisiana” Seminar hosted by Lorman Education Services
2000 Speaker Tenth Annual Nuts and Bolts Judicial Seminar, Judge Drew Harmon, Program Coordinator                             
2000 Speaker “Trends in Chiropractic Fraud” at the Annual Seminar of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board in
Chicago, Illinois
2002 Speaker “Red Flags in Spinal Injury” and “Managing Spinal Injury” at the Annual Seminar of the European Chiropractic
Union in Oslo, Norway
1989 American Chiropractor
       "The Herring Radiographic Goniometer...
       A Method of Measuring Cervical Intersegmental Motion"
1991 and 1992 The Chiropractor Today
       1. "Evaluation of Cervical Motion Films"
       2. "Treatment of Cervical Strain/Sprain Injury...
       The first phase of Treatment"
       3. "Treatment of Cervical Strain/Sprain Injury...
       The Second Phase of Treatment"
1991 Published and presented an article on cervical x-ray line drawing to the annual research conference conducted by the
Consortium on Chiropractic Research and Education
1992 Published and presented two articles on cervical x-ray motion analysis which were two of only five papers accepted for
presentation among papers that were presented
1992 Dynamic Chiropractic
       "Proving Medical Necessity in the Courtroom"
1992 Chiropractic Technique
       "Treatment of Chronic Conditions of the Cervical Motion Unit"
2008 DCConsult.Com (website of the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research)
       “Assessing the Quality of the Evidence Before Assessing Individual Studies of Spinal Orthopedic
2009 DCConsult.Com (website of the Foundation for Chiropractic Education  and Research   
       “Narrowing the Differential Between Nerve Root Compression and Referred Pain from Sacroiliac
       Joint Dysfunction…A Clinician’s  Perspective”
A Radiographic Goniometer that measures intersegmental motion of the various joints and/or motion units of the spine using
routine x-ray motion films.  A Computerized Radiographic Goniometer which also measures intersegmental spinal motion;
but, also allows for the transport of x-rays across telephone lines for radiographic interpretation by radiologist.
A specially designed cervical treatment unit providing the chiropractic physician with special treatment procedures for
patient's presenting with:
       1) Cervical Injury
       2) Degenerative Disc
       3) Facet Arthrosis
       4) Scar Tissue Adhesions
       5) Cervical Disc Protrusion
CONSULTANT and PHYSICIAN ADVISER to several insurance companies
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About Dr. Herring
Dr. Herring is a 1968 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in
Davenport, Iowa, where he received the “Clinical Excellence” award at the
time of his graduation.  After graduation he joined the United States Navy
and graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Corps School in Great
Lakes, Illinois.  He was honorably discharged in 1970 and returned to
Alexandria, Louisiana to practice chiropractic.  In 1999 he completed a
program in chiropractic orthopedics taught by Logan Chiropractic
College.  Subsequently, he completed a program in chiropractic
consulting that was taught by Texas Chiropractic College.  In September
of 2000, he successfully passed a consulting test conducted by the
American Board of Chiropractic Consultants and became a Diplomate of
the American College of Chiropractic Consultants.
Charles R Herring
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Dr. Charles R. Herring
Ascension Chiropractic Clinic
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2107 South Burnside, Suite 1, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
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