Dr. Frederick Barks, Jr.,M.S., D.C., C.C.S.P. D.A.C.R.B, C.P.E.P is the owner of Putnam Chiropractic Center. He has been in private practice for 17 years and has been an active member of the local healthcare community for over 26 yrs. Dr. Barks is also a U.S. Navy veteran, serving as an enlisted Hospital Corpsman for 9 years. He is the team chiropractor for The Green Valley Blackhawks Semi-Professional football team (www.gvbhawks.com) and The CT Lady hawks semi-professional cheerleading team. He is a member of the Putnam Business Association, and both the Connecticut and American Chiropractic Association. He is also a member of the New England Sports Medicine Council. He has completed post-doctorate training in chiropractic rehabilitation and sports medicine, earning the title Diplomate, American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board (DACRB) and Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP). Dr. Barks continues to enhance his clinical knowledge and skills with continuing education.
We have two office dogs. Bear is 8. He is rescued Newfoundland/Shepard whom we adopted at 13 weeks. Bella is a 4 year old rescued Airedale Terrier whom we adopted at 2 years old. Both Bella and Bear are extremely friendly and love children and will greet you with their tails wagging! Please let us know if you are afraid, or nervous around dogs.
Danielle and Dominique are our chiropractic assistants and will provide physiotherapy and instructions as directed by Dr. Barks.
Marieanne is our office manager and front desk coordinator and will assist you with all of your administrative and insurance needs.
Dorothy is our office coordinator and assists all aspects of the practice.
As a team, we all strive to provide you with the best possible care.