Category: Back Pain

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?

Back Pain From Lifting Child

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 »

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

Tacoma chiropractic care

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 »

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 »

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 »

Is Chiropractic Care Safe for Older Adults | Renton Chiropractic Clinic

Older woman preparing to ride bike

As we age, we often notice unwelcome changes in our body that affect our ability to enjoy daily activities. Back pain and decreased range of motion is a common problem among older adults. The good news is that chiropractic care offers several benefits to seniors. Our doctors at Petett Chiropractic provide a range of services… Read more »

Happy National Chiropractic Health Month from Petett Chiropractic

National Chiropractic Health Month graphic

October brings upon fall colors, the smell of cider and pumpkin all around and everyone begins to feel the swing of the holidays coming right around the corner. However, what most people don’t know is that October is also National Chiropractic Health Month. This year’s theme is Back to Basics. Here at Petett Chiropractic, we… Read more »