Self Care Blog
Self Care blogs are on the website in order to help Haynes Chiropractic patients live a healthy and active life.
Furthermore, Dr. Haynes is incredibly passionate about empowering each patient with the knowledge and resources to take control of their health and wellness.
Dr. Haynes provides patients of all ages with non-surgical solutions to healing pain and injury and has been doing so since he began.
Dr. Haynes utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and various treatment therapies to provide appropriate care to each and every patient.
The amazing care provided by Dr. Haynes since he opened his practice is what makes him one of the most sought after chiropractors in Bakersfield, CA, and the surrounding areas.
Please read some of our self-care blogs.
Self Care Blog
Overview An ATM based treatment is a combined clinician/patient effort to manage and control acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain. Significant results of lowered pain level, improved range of movement, general feeling, and functional goals have been achieved with patients immediately during and after treatment. These achievements are then maintained and controlled by the patient her/himself…Read More
Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity. Massage therapy is an excellent way to restore the body to its natural state…Read More
The American Veterinary Chiropractic Association trains and certifies veterinarians in the art and science of animal adjusting. Veterinarians with certification in animal chiropractic may be called to see your horse without a referral. When selecting a chiropractor for your horse, be wary of exaggerated claims. Performance horses often have many problems and many compensations. Some…Read More
Chiropractic care can be a cost effective way to maintain the performance ability of the horse. Chiropractic works to eliminate the source of the pain or problem potential. If you believe that your horse may benefit from the services of an animal chiropractor, how do you choose a practitioner? Always have your veterinarian examine the…Read More
Horses are more prone to subluxations and spinal trauma when soft tissues such as ligaments, tendons and muscles are not conditioned for work Interval training, adequate warm-up periods, and varying the type of activity will help with conditioning the equine athlete.Read More
Massage therapy is an excellent way to restore the body to its natural state and increase its healing capabilities. Benefits that result from massage include increased blood circulation, relief from joint and muscle pain, as well as help reduce levels of stress and depression. It has also been proven to aid in detoxifying the body,…Read More
The conformation of the horse should be considered when selecting a horse for a particular use. Horse breeds have been selectively modified to function best in a variety of performance types. Selection of breed or halter conformation is not a guarantee of successful athietic function. Study those horses that are winning consistently. What are their…Read More
Range of Motion The horse should move freely in all ranges of motion with no tension both under saddle and from the ground. 1. Ask the horse to bend his head and neck to touch its nose to cinch area on each side. Does the horse resist more on one side? This could indicate a…Read More
Subluxations of the spinal column may produce many symptoms. The most common problem is pain. Animals in pain will compensate in gait or posture and may resist or refuse to perform. Compensatory movements may cause other problem such as added stress on joints. The following is a list of symptoms that may indicate pain from…Read More
Chiropractors are trained to locate and correct subluxations. However, trainers, riders, or owners may check to see if their horses have problems with the spinal column. Examination of the spine before purchase is just as important as examination of the extremities. Gait and Performance Has the horse recently changed behavior or working below its ability?…Read More