Dr. Lemuel Byrd
Chiropractor in Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Chiropractor Dr. Lemuel Byrd Jr. is originally from Rockingham, NC. He took his undergraduate pre-med at Sandhills Community College (Southern Pines, NC) and Pembroke State University (part of UNC system at Pembroke, NC). He was accepted at and moved to Lombard, IL, enrolling at National College of Chiropractic. He received a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and his Doctorate of Chiropractic, graduating in April, 1980. In June 1980, him and his late wife, Karla, moved back to North Carolina and he joined the staff of Keith Clinic of Chiropractic (August, 1980) working with Dr. Fletcher Keith and Dr. Thomas Brown. Except for 15 months (November 1985- March 1987, when he returned and practiced in Illinois) he has remained at this office.
He has continued to further his education with post-graduate studies from multiple Chiropractic Colleges (National, Logan, Palmer, Palmer-West, Life, and New York State) as well as multi-disciplinary studies through UNC. He was also a member of research study of low back pain thru UNC-Chapel Hill. He has also added a certification in spinal trauma and soft tissue injuries (C.C.S.T.) as part of his graduate education. He was listed in Who’s Who in 2005/2006.
Dr. Byrd has two daughters. His oldest is married with two children and recently received her B.A. in criminal justice. His youngest has a degree as a Certified Veterinarian assistant and is working on becoming a writer.
Outside the office, Dr. Byrd enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking and hiking, fishing when possible, and studying/reading/exploring North and South Carolina history.