Category: Blog Posts

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

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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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

How Chiropractic Treats Hiatal Hernias: National Hernia Awareness Month

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June is National Hernia Awareness Month. At Petett Chiropractic, we understand that hernias can be uncomfortable and debilitating to your everyday life. In addition, hernias can be potentially harmful to your overall health and wellbeing. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly five million Americans suffer from some type of hernia, but only… Read more »

Top 5 Benefits to Chiropractic After a Car Accident

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Being in a car accident can be an extremely stressful experience, even if it’s a small parking lot fender bender. Car accidents can lead to both physical injuries and mental trauma. Many times, the signs and symptoms of injuries don’t appear for weeks or months following the accident. According to the latest 2015 WSDOT Annual Collision… Read more »