Dr. Richard Bruns is a Maine licensed, nationally board-certified, Doctor of Chiropractic serving the greater Bangor community since 1986. He is a past Chairman of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), and a past President of the Maine Chiropractic Association (MCA). Dr. Bruns continues to serve on several boards and committees including as a trustee of Logan University in St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Bruns is past President and Lieutenant Governor (Division 3) of New England Kiwanis, a past member of the Board of Directors of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Red Cross. He has had government appointments to the Bangor Charter Advisory Committee, Maine Health Data Organization, Dirigo Quality Forum, Maine Medical Assessment Foundation. These are just a few of the ways Dr. Bruns gives back to the profession and the state that he loves.
Dr. Richard Bruns has been freeing people from pain, illness, and disease while promoting health, wellness, and prevention in the clinic in Bangor, ME. As a Doctor of Chiropractic Dr. Bruns has 40 years of experience. Dr. Bruns is committed to promoting optimal health and well being of patients. He has received numerous state and national awards such as delegate of the year, President's Award, and Governor's Advisory Cabinet of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). He has also been awarded the Presidential Award, President's Award, Distinguished Member Award, and Chiropractor of the Year with the Maine Chiropractic Association (MCA). He is the current ACA Governor for District 4. Dr. Bruns serves as an advisor to the Maine Chiropractic Association, MCA peer review committee, ACA Health Promotion, Prevention Wellness committee, and Health Care Task Force.
Dr. Bruns uses a "whole person approach". This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of pain, injury, illness or disease and make whatever interventions, lifestyle and ergonomic adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Bruns can help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health. He is certified in the Cox Flexion-Distraction technique and trained in NIMMO myofascial technique. He is specialty trained in Diversified technique, Thompson Drop technique, chiropractic acupuncture, and Level 1 trained towards his Rehab Diplomate. He is focused on natural healing methods such as diet, nutrition, exercise, herbs, vitamins, minerals, biofeedback strategies, and other natural remedies.