Category: pain

Does Going to the Chiropractor Hurt?

Does going to the chiropractor hurt? For the millions of Americans going to the chiropractor is one of the best, most reliable ways to manage back, neck, or other types of pain. The value of a chiropractic visit is undeniable. However, this doesn’t mean that you always leave feeling perfect after your chiropractic session. Since… Read more »

Are You 1 of the 100 Million Americans with Chronic Pain? Here’s How To Cope

Depending on the statistics you check, it is estimated that up to 100 million Americans suffer from some kind of chronic pain. Whether from an untreated injury, repetitive motions at work, long hours on the road, or a plethora of other reasons, this type of pain has become an epidemic, affecting nearly one-third of Americans…. Read more »

Four Physio Options For Avid Cyclists and Runners

Cyclist on Trail

For those who really love cycling and running, a lasting injury can be devastating. Injuries can take you away from what you love to do most, and keep you from feeling like yourself. To help you get back on the road, mountain, or trails, the team here at Petett Chiropractic has put together a couple… Read more »

Summer Sports Injury? Here’s How We Can Help

Whether you play for a competitive league, or just for fun with your friends and family, playing summer sports gets you moving and gets you outside! However, if you haven’t played sports all year and even if you’ve been conditioning consistently, there is always and injury risk .Having an injury is the worst, especially when… 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?

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 »

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 »