After 38 years of operating at New Ulm Chiropractic, Dr. Steve Hawkins lastly got an opportunity to deal with among his boys. Steve has three children, Daniel, Scott and Andrew, all of whom are chiropractic specialists.
From a young age Dr. Hawkins was sharing his passion for chiropractic medicine and it filtered down to the next generation. it was only a matter of time before things fell into proper alignment and one of his kids joined him at the clinic on South Broadway.
“I always hoped one child would return,” Steven Hawkins stated. “All of my kids grew up with my philosophy.”
Daniel stated from a young age he was thinking about being a chiropractic practitioner. It was constantly at the top of his list. At first, he went to school for dentistry however stated it never felt right. Chiropractic medication appears to have a draw for the Hawkins household.
Daniel worked as a chiropractic physician in the Twin Cities for the last 5 years. He thought about opening a practice in there but wanted to return to New Ulm and keep the household company going. His father has been operating at the clinic for almost 4 decades. Daniel sees the center personnel and the clients as extended family.
“They helped raise me,” he said.
For Daniel, the appeal of chiropractic getting to know people and assist them with their problems.
“We get to see many individuals and then see them get healthy,” Daniel stated. He estimated on a typical day they could see 80 individuals and be a source of details.
His father concurred it was a strong perk. “We remedy the problem, however then we maintain it,” Steven stated. “You see patients and they are healthy, but they want to remain healthy.”
Chiropractic medicine has actually grown in popularity as patients start to see the advantages of constant care. By keeping the nervous system working, the body as an entire works better.
After two months of working together, Steve and Daniel feel they are excellent associates and the clinic is also doing better as a whole.
“It's been fun,” Daniel said. “We're a great balance. I've brought down new methods from the Twin Cities and I am discovering a lot from his years of experience.”
“I think we match each other,” Steven stated. “Daniel is a personable guy. He has filled in for me in the past. Clients seem to like and appreciate the plan.”
Daniel was the first of Hawkins kid to go back to the New Ulm Chiropractic, however he may not be the last. Steve and Daniel both believe Scott or Andy may return to operate at the household clinic someday if the stars and spines align.