Dr. Leez-Betina Petit, a Union County native, graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science and Sports Study from Rutgers University. With a background in basketball and track and field, she has established a unique perspective in the treatment and prevention of soft tissue sport injuries. After volunteering at a multidisciplinary practice, she decided to pursue a career in complementary and alternative healthcare. She graduated with her Doctorate in Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College and her Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
While in school, Dr. Petit has worked extensively with a variety of patients during her clinical rotations at NYCC and FLSAOM and has completed clinical rotations at: Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Rochester VA Hospital, Monroe Community Hospital, Seneca Falls Health Center, and NYCC Campus Health Center. Additionally, she has worked with athletes ranging from the Elmira Pioneers baseball team, marathoners, triathlon competitors, CrossFitters, and weekend warriors.
She also had the opportunity to receive 100 hours of additional clinical training at Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine located in the city of Hangzhou, China. While studying abroad, she was able to experience Chinese medicine in its country of origin and observe how experts in the field assess, diagnose and treat a variety of conditions. Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of TCM is a fully integrated hospital that seamlessly blends Traditional Chinese medical treatments with Western medicine in order to provide patients with holistic, evidence-based care.
Dr. Petit specializes in acute and chronic painful conditions of the spine, knees, shoulders, carpal tunnel, and headaches, as well as gynecological issue, digestive disorders, insomnia and stress. She believes in the importance of lifestyle, exercise, and diet in creating a holistic approach to health care. She is passionate about setting patients on a path toward healing and independence.