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Back In Balance Wellness Center

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16 Penn Plaza #22
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: 207-947-8077
Fax: 207-947-3721

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Meet the Chiropractic Team

Dr. Robin W. Gooden

Dr. Robin W. Gooden is a native of western Pennsylvania and an avid outdoor enthusiast. At the age of nineteen, he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyslexia, which started him on a lifetime journey to discover ways to treat and overcome these diagnoses naturally without the use of drugs. Dr. Gooden was introduced to the chiropractic adjustment and gain a invaluable tool that help his body balance nerve and sensory interference.

Dr. Gooden went on to receive a Doctorate of Chiropractic from the prestigious Life University in Marietta, Georgia and has completed over 1,000 hours of post-graduate work in the fields of nutrition, functional rehab, pre-natal and pediatrics care. He is certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, and Maine Chiropractor’s Association. He has also received a post-graduate certification in the Webster Technique. Due to his extensive knowledge of pre-natal chiropractic, many OB/GYN's and midwives in the area regularly refer their patients to him

Dr. Gooden began his practice, Back in Balance Wellness Center in 2002 committed to the idea that all individuals deserve to be healthy and that their choices and behaviors ultimately determine their level of health. He believes his role as a doctor is to inspire and educate his community to make better health choices that will lead to a better outcome. Dr. Gooden is a frequent speaker to local groups, and businesses about chiropractic healthcare and the wellness lifestyle.

Dr. Gooden is married to Melissa, who also works in the practice. Together they reside in the community of Veazie, along with son Chase, two cats, a dog and nine hobby chickens. He enjoys mountain biking, fishing, hunting and renovation projects.

Dr. Daniel Robinson

Dr. Daniel S. Robinson grew up in Bridgton, Maine where he learned to love competitive sports. As an athlete, he was drawn to chiropractic through his rehabilitation for various sports injuries and later for its ability to keep an athlete a peak performance.

Dr. Robinson earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Texas Chiropractic and a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology and Human Biology from the University of Maine.  He is an longstanding member of the Maine Chiropractic Association.

An expert in multiple soft tissue techniques, extremity adjustments and rehabilitation; Dr. Robinson has greatly improved function in clients with sport related injuries and chronic spinal and extremity conditions.

Dr. Robinson is an active person and enjoys spends his recreational time golfing, skiing, hiking. He and his dog  Tucker reside in Hermon.

Dr. Shaun M. Briggs

Dr. Shaun M. Briggs became a part of Back in Balance Wellness Center in January 2017 and loves the integrative, whole body approach to patient care and well-being.  Prior to 2017, he worked at Shoreline Family Chiropractic in Connecticut for over five years.

Dr. Briggs graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology from the University of Maine and cum laude from Logan Chiropractic College as a Doctor of Chiropractic.  He is certified in Webster Technique and an active member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

Since 2011, he has developed specialties in extremity adjustment, athletic injuries and rehabilitation. He has successfully treated clients with chronic conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder impingement, thoracic outlet syndrome, plantar faciitis, chronic sprained ankles and hip dysfunction. Dr. Brigg's has taken a special interest in pre-natal and pediatric care.

Native to Hampden, Dr. Briggs, his wife Becky and their son Landon are enjoying living closer to family and friends.

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Dr. Rob is amazing. When I first went I was unable to stand up straight and barely able to walk. I had suffered for years in severe pain. After my first visit I felt amazing :) I would recommend to anyone. Thanks for giving me life back! 

- Peggy G. / Bangor, ME

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Join Us for Our Next Pathway's Parenting Group

In your local Pathways Connect, you will find like - minded parents sharing their insights and experiences. Holistic, conscious living means making informed choices that are right for your family. Our parenting group meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month.

WHEN: 5:30 - 6:30pm, May 17, 2016

LOCATION: Back in Balance Wellness Center, 16 Penn Plaza, Suite 22, Bangor, Maine

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