3073 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, VA  23072

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Get To Know Us

Our Team of Qualified Health Care Providers

Dealing with health issues can be a difficult situation. You shouldn’t have to go it alone. The Chiropractic Care of Hayes team of licensed, highly skilled, and experienced care providers always has our patients’ best interests and wellbeing at heart. Meet the faces that are running our Chiropractic Clinic, and schedule an appointment today.

Hope Briggs

Practice Manager & Co-Owner

Hope has extensive experience in the Health Care industry, with several years focused in the Chiropractic field.   Her experience includes:  Knowledge of basic medical terminology; patient record-keeping; data collection, management and entry; medical billing and coding; insurance claims processing and troubleshooting; insurance claims appeal; medical transcription; accounts management; patient/customer relations; experience with performing some therapy modalities including TENS unit, ultrasound, traction; taking and developing X-ray films; basic patient care; inventory processing and control; autoclaving; stitch and suture removal; sales representative; customer service.  

Hope has a business management degree with a focus towards Human Resources.  

She always has a smile for everyone she meets, and is dedicated to helping those in need.   

Hope lives with her husband Wiatt, and two sons, Dylan and Brody in Hayes.


Patti Hansen has been a massage therapist since 2003. Patti graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Therapeutic Massage in Burlington, Massachusetts. Patti has continued her studies into specialized structural bodywork with an emphasis on assisting with recuperation from injury. Structural bodywork focuses on key areas of the body, utilizing integrative techniques of myofascial release, neuromuscular, orthopedic and postural alignment.  She has spent the last 10 years working in the chiropractic field.


Patti graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a B.S. in Management, and spent 20 years working within the management field before becoming a massage therapist.  Her experience in the business world has helped her to define her practice as a therapist.


In addition to her detailed studies in Structural Bodywork, Patti has taken continued education courses in Canine Massage, Ethics, Hot Stone Massage, Hot Bamboo Massage, and numerous other courses. She is a Level 1 Reiki practitioner, and a Licensed Nail Technician.  Patti was an instructor in the field of massage for 10 years. 


 She is the President of Keeshond Affiliated Rescuers of the Mid Atlantic (K.A.R.M.A.) an all-volunteer network that rescues keeshond dogs from shelters, puppy mills and owner surrenders.

Patti lives with her husband Mike and their collection of dogs in Bena.

Ellen Picardat, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

We are pleased to announce that Ellen Picardat, LMT has joined our team at Chiropractic Care of Hayes.


Ellen is a fantastic massage therapist who is passionate about what she does. She loves working with her clients to provide the best therapeutic massage approach to address their individual needs. We are grateful that she chose to work with us. She brings great experience in her craft, and also certified to perform cupping!


Ellen has been a practicing therapist for several years after graduating from the Institute of Health & Healing in Newport News.

 She resides in Gloucester County with her husband Baker, and their assortment of pets.

Dr. Michael Tiso

Chiropractor & Co-Owner

Dr. Tiso is originally from New Jersey which explains why he likes the New York Giants so much.  He moved to Hampton Roads during early childhood.


He attended undergraduate school at Bridgewater College in the Shenandoah Valley where he played football and ran track. His background in athletics drove his aspiration to be in the healthcare field.  An internship with a local Chiropractor helped to direct that aspiration.

All throughout his life Dr. Tiso has displayed a serving spirit which makes Chiropractic the perfect field. It is one of the few fields of healthcare where the doctor directly helps patients with a hands-on approach. Dr. Tiso attended Sherman College of Chiropractic where he studied the Gonstead Method of Chiropractic. This is a very specific, safe and effective form of Chiropractic that tends to get better results than any other method, with longer lasting effects.


After graduation,  Dr. Tiso went directly into private practice and has over 9 years of experience in the chiropractic field.

Dr. Tiso lives in Virginia Beach with his wife Ashley.

Patti Hansen, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist & Co-Owner