Seize the Season: Springtime and your Spine

By Hayes | March 31, 2019 |
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A change in season brings a change in habits The season of renewal offers a lot of time to focus on what is important and one thing that we truly believe in is maintaining the youth of our bodies. At Hayes Family Chiropractic, we use the springtime to get outside and feel young again and…

What Chiropractic Means to Your Livelihood

By Hayes | March 11, 2019 |
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How do you make a living?  No matter whether you drive a truck, push a pencil, bench press or tweet for a living, your body and brain are the most important resources in your toolbox. So why is it that so many of us seem to freely sacrifice our bodies in pursuit of the paycheck?…

Chiropractic Contributes to Holistic Functioning

By Hayes | March 1, 2019 |
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Chiropractic is about much more than the joints in your spine While the bulk of our practice focuses on restoring spinal alignment and function, the benefits of chiropractic have a positive ripple effect on your overall health. While much of western medicine focuses on treating the symptoms, chiropractic focuses on the causes. We get to…

Ageing the Right Way: Putting Your Spine First

By Hayes | February 17, 2019 |
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There will never come a time when your spine is not absolutely essential to your overall health and wellbeing The sooner we accept this, the earlier we can start prioritizing our spines in all activities. With the computer age, we are starting to see alarming levels of spinal degeneration take place in younger generations. These problems then…

Living a Chiropractic Lifestyle

By Hayes | February 6, 2019 |
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In millennial-speak that’s called: “Living your best life.” But let’s take the lid off and look at what it means to truly live your best life. We can think of a few essentials like living unencumbered, freedom of movement, full range of motion and a lack of pain. We can also think of psychological factors…

Natural Headache Relief Starts with Chiropractic

By Hayes | January 29, 2019 |
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Chronic headaches- you are not alone Headaches are among the foremost causes of lost productivity in the American workplace. And this is a terrible way to frame the problem! Let’s think about the human cost- the stress that the workplace causes is often to blame. Nonetheless, headaches are a national health problem and it’s time…

Managing Pain Without Painkillers

By Hayes | January 23, 2019 |

Defining your pain Before starting any routine to manage pain, it is important to get an accurate assessment from a medical professional. When it comes to spinal problems and structural issues in the body, a comprehensive assessment at your chiropractor’s office is a good way to get a grip on what is causing your pain.…

You’re Never Too Young for Back Pain

By Hayes | January 13, 2019 |

The unfortunate truth The truth is, our spines are under pressure from day 1. The forces that conspire to debilitate us begin the second we are subjected to gravity’s downward force. That’s why we preach and practice chiropractic for everyone, including infants. But the larger -scale demographic trends of back pain are also concerning. Let’s examine…

Turning Off the Tech This Holiday Season

By Hayes | December 5, 2018 |

Technology takes a toll No matter how much you love it, all those devices have a measurable effect on your health. Excessive screen time keeps us from being physically active; it also keeps us from being socially active. While there is a pretense that all your social media keeps us “more in touch than ever,”…

Your Child’s Back Pain Must Be Taken Seriously

By Hayes | October 31, 2018 |
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Younger spines are more resilient to the stresses of life than fully formed, adult spines Besides the fact that children are generally more active than adults, their spine are also more flexible and resilient to injury. With more activity comes a greater chance of injury, so we do expect to see more sports-related dysfunction in…