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 »

Dr. Anne and Scott’s Favourite Summer Spots Around Seattle

One of the reasons Petett Chiropractic is your choice for Seattle chiropractic care is because we understand our city and the people who live here. Seattle is world-renowned for the nature that surrounds the city and Dr. Scott and Dr. Anne are always eager to head into the great outdoors. We’ve compiled a list of… Read more »

Summer Sports Safety Tips

There’s nothing better than an afternoon out in the sun participating in your favorite sports with your friends and family. Whether you like to swim, boat or bike, summer is the time to combine pleasure with performance and get some exercise in the great outdoors. However, this combination of sports, sun, and excitement can lead… Read more »

Reducing Back and Neck Pain While at Your Desk

With the spread of computers as one of the main tools for many jobs, people are sitting at desks for longer than ever, and this is having a negative effect on many people’s backs and necks. Anywhere from 10-20% of people in the United States complain about back or neck pain, making it one of… Read more »

Is Your Young Child Wrecking Your Back?

Having a young child in your life is an exhilarating time. The possibilities for the future, the excitement of a new addition, the world is your oyster in these moments. For these reasons, it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself, when the majority of your attention is going towards caring for… Read more »

Tired of a Sore Neck? Here’s How We Can Help

Neck pain and soreness are plagues on our society, with enormous numbers of people suffering from these problems chronically. Neck soreness can cripple your day-to-day, making it difficult or even impossible to do the things you love doing, with the people you love doing them with. Many people feel like neck pain, or neck soreness,… Read more »

What Else Can Chiropractic Care Help With?

Most people are familiar with some of the primary benefits of chiropractic care. We know how it can help out with your spinal health and posture, how it can handle nerve pain and sciatica, and how it can help release muscle tension. However, what many people aren’t aware of is some of the other benefits… Read more »

Keeping Yourself Safe and Pain-Free at Work

We spend about a third of our time at work, so this makes staying safe at work a vital part of living a healthy and pain-free life. It doesn’t matter what you do for a living, there are going to be occupational hazards that can lead to injury or worse. Whether from absent-mindedness, repetitive movement,… Read more »