Dr. Babbtt is an honorary native of Portland , OR but grew up in Helena Montana, relocating here in 1980. Dr. Babbitt attended the University of Denver but returned to Portland in 1988 and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Portland State University in 1990.
Dr. Babbitt worked as first a sous chef then as a chef for multiple Portland area restaurants, with a focus on fresh NW cuisine including salmon, sauces with local ingredients and fresh produce.
In 1998, Dr. Babbitt was involved in a bicycle car accident sustaining injuries to his shoulder and back. Dr. Babbitt began to see a local chiropractor who was able to help him regain complete use of his shoulder and significant decrease in his back pain. After experiencing the healing qualities of chiropractic, Dr. Babbitt began his journey to becoming a chiropractor in 2000. Dr. Babbitt graduated from Western States Chiropractic College(now University of Western States) in 2006.
Dr. Babbitt has almost 14 years of clinical experience including primary care, acute injuries (car accidents, bicycle accidents) and also had his own private practice in Hillsboro OR. From 2012-2015, Dr. Babbitt worked with Oregon Weight Loss Surgery as an exercise and physical assessment doctor, evaluating and creating exercise programs tailored to each patient’s specific needs.
Dr. Babbitt is primarily a diversified manual adjustment. Dr. Babbitt uses many different techniques specific to an individuals needs including low force techniques, activator and electronic impulse adjuster. Dr. Babbitt has advanced training in Graston Technique, a specialized therapy which helps injured tissues heal properly. In March 2020, Dr. Babbitt completed training to become a certified DOT medical examiner, helping professional drivers meet their medical recertification requirements.
In his free time, Dr. Babbitt is a passionate road bicyclist and bike camper. Dr. Babbitt also enjoys hiking in the gorge and snowboarding. When not outside enjoying the great NW, Dr. B still loves cooking, practicing classical guitar and lively games of cribbage.