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Tired of a Sore Neck? Here’s How We Can Help

Neck pain and soreness are plagues on our society, with enormous numbers of people suffering from these problems chronically. Neck soreness can cripple your day-to-day, making it difficult or even impossible to do the things you love doing, with the people you love doing them with. Many people feel like neck pain, or neck soreness,… 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 »

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 »

Start Your Year Off By Fixing Your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Treating 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

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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 »

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 »

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 »

March is National Nutrition Month | Link Between Nutrition & Chiropractic

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March is National Nutrition Month. Here at Petett Chiropractic, we know that nutrition is a critical component in our overall health and wellbeing. What we put into our bodies directly affects our health status, and how our body is able to function. However, many of us do not maintain proper nutrition habits, simply because we… Read more »