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 »

Chiropractic Care After a Bike Accident

Each year in the United States, somewhere around 50,000 people are injured in bike accidents. There are many causes behind bike accidents, and all of them can lead to serious injury, due to the vulnerable nature of bike riders. Whether you have been in an accident with an intoxicated driver or suffered a solo crash… Read more »

Pain Awareness Month: How Chiropractic Care Can Help With Back Pain

September marks Pain Awareness Month, the annual awareness event for issues regarding pain and pain management. Pain Awareness Month began in 2001, and is designed to help the over 100 million Americans who experience chronic pain confront the problem head on, by understanding the roots of their pain, and how treatment can stop their suffering…. Read more »

Get to Know the Spine: Vertebrae 101

The spinal column is literally the backbone of your body. It is involved in almost every way that you move your body, and works tirelessly to protect your spinal cord from devastating injury. While everybody is familiar with the spine, most people aren’t really aware of what it’s made up of, or how the different… Read more »

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Children

We know how chiropractic care can benefit our everyday lives, injury recovery, and pain management as adults. But do children need it, and how can it benefit them? At Petett Chiropractic, we ensure that our patients are well educated on the fact that the 24 mobile spinal bones, or the vertebrae, protect an important part… Read more »