National Nutrition Month 2020

Whenever someone’s trying to get their body in proper working order, the first two things tackled are most often diet and exercise. Once these are under control, it becomes easier to focus on particular ailments or pains. However, it’s often important to remind ourselves of exactly why proper diet and exercise are so vital to… Read more »

What Role Does Your Back and Spine Play in Fighting Diabetes?

In the minds of many medical experts, America is currently facing an epidemic in regards to diabetes. Somewhere in the neighborhood of 30 million Americans are currently suffering with diabetes, with another roughly 85 million in a pre-diabetic condition. This constitutes over a third of Americans, with the problem putting a $327 billion strain on… Read more »

Scheduling Workouts Around Your Chiropractic Adjustment

If you’re someone who regularly works out, there’s almost no need to assert the fact that you care about your body’s health and well-being. Whether you’re a runner, lifter, yoga enthusiast, cyclist, or love any other fitness pursuit, your exercise routine is an integral part of your life, giving you a sense of purpose and… Read more »

Does Going to the Chiropractor Hurt?

Does going to the chiropractor hurt? For the millions of Americans going to the chiropractor is one of the best, most reliable ways to manage back, neck, or other types of pain. The value of a chiropractic visit is undeniable. However, this doesn’t mean that you always leave feeling perfect after your chiropractic session. Since… Read more »

Four Physio Options For Avid Cyclists and Runners

For those who really love cycling and running, a lasting injury can be devastating. Injuries can take you away from what you love to do most, and keep you from feeling like yourself. To help you get back on the road, mountain, or trails, the team here at Petett Chiropractic has put together a couple… Read more »

Summer Sports Injury? Here’s How We Can Help

Whether you play for a competitive league, or just for fun with your friends and family, playing summer sports gets you moving and gets you outside! However, if you haven’t played sports all year and even if you’ve been conditioning consistently, there is always and injury risk .Having an injury is the worst, especially when… Read more »

Automotive or Work Injuries: What To Do, and How To Heal

For many people, driving to work can be strenuous on your back. The ergonomics of car seats do not promote healthy posture and especially for long commutes can create lasting spinal misalignments. Additionally, many people drive themselves to dangerous jobs each day, in environments where a serious injury is only a misstep away.  The odds… Read more »

Staying Safe While Boating This Summer

Boating is one of the greatest summer activities, and Washington has plenty of beautiful spots. However, boating can be extremely dangerous if you aren’t prepared. There are many things to keep in mind while on the dock and on the water. In order to help you, your family, and your friends stay safe this summer,… Read more »

Suffering From Whiplash? Chiropractic Care is Here For You

If you or someone you know has been in a car accident, chances are you’ve seen the devastating consequences whiplash can have on someone’s life. Whiplash is a traumatic injury to the neck, which occurs when a rear impact forces the neck to whip back and forth beyond its healthy range of motion.  The pain… Read more »