What Causes Headaches, and How To Prevent Them

Headaches are one of the most pervasive and stubborn medical conditions going. The number of possible causes is maddeningly large, so pinning down the source of your headache, and finding relief from it, can be very stressful. As a general rule, a headache is the result of your brain recognizing that something is wrong in… Read more »

Keeping Your Back Loose During Cold Weather

If you’re one of millions of Americans, or living in Seattle suffering from back pain, cold winter weather can be a brutal adjustment. Being out in the cold, or in the wet, can speed up the tightening process of already tense muscles, leading to more dull aches and shooting pains. Winter can also be difficult… Read more »

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Reduce Stress?

The World Health Organization has dubbed stress ‘the epidemic of the 21st century.’ It is caused by many, many factors, including social, cultural, economic, biological, and ergonomic pressures. Not only is stress caused by a wide range of factors, but it also has an enormous number of damaging consequences. From heart disease, asthma, to depression… Read more »

How We Design Your Unique Chiropractic Program

At Petett Chiropractic, we understand that everyone’s body, pain, and treatment is unique. Chiropractic care can be an extremely effective treatment for a wide range of health issues, but it has to be expertly applied and planned out beforehand, to ensure that it is safe for the patient, at all times. In order to ensure… Read more »

Start Your Year Off By Fixing Your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The new year is usually a time of excitement and enthusiasm, when you can get a jumpstart on all of the new projects, habits, and lifestyle choices that you’ve been dreaming about. However, nothing kills this excitement and enthusiasm faster than a nagging physical ailment. One of the more common, and more irritating, conditions that… Read more »

How Correct Alignment Relieves Stress and Bolsters the Immune System

Stress is one of the most brutal actors in the ongoing journey of health, and the links between stress and sickness are well-documented. It’s important to recognize the secondary ways that stress affects you. Beyond the immediate ‘stressed out’ feeling, immune system deficiency can fly under the radar, and negatively impact your life. Avoiding stress… Read more »

Tight Jaw? Chiropractic Care Can Help

When almost everyone thinks of the benefits of chiropractic care, they think about relieving back pain, restoring their posture, or correctly aligning their spine. This focus on the back and the spine as the main outlets for chiropractic care make sense, because these are the primary areas that chiropractors deal with. However, there are others,… Read more »

Stay Mobile During Holiday Travels

The holidays are a time of celebration with those who matter most, and in our increasingly global society, those who matter most are often farther and farther away. This brings us to one of the often difficult realities of the holiday season: travel. Whether you’re going to visit your loved ones, or taking a collective… Read more »

Ready for Winter Sports? Here’s How to Stay Safe

As sad as it is to see summer go, winter is now just around the corner, and that means the ski, skate, sled, and snowshoe season is upon us. Everyone loves to get out and enjoy the beautiful activities that our chilly season has to offer, but winter sports also provide a whole range of… Read more »

Chiropractic Care To Fix Shoulder Pain

While back pain is the most common type of ailment associated with chiropractic care, shoulder pain is close behind in both scope and amount of damage inflicted. This may come as a shock to the unafflicted 60 percent, but around 40 percent of Americans deal with chronic shoulder pain. What is the root of this… Read more »