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 »

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 »

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Headaches

Headaches are so common that we consider them a normal side effect of life. But they’re just like any other form of pain: a signal that something is off and should be investigated. Common headache causes or triggers include food and environmental sensitivities, light, noise, lack of sleep, caffeine withdrawal, extreme exercise, nutrition and stress…. Read more »

Three Fun Things to Do in the Cascades | Renton Chiropractor

We are lucky to live in Washington, surrounded by mountain ranges and beautiful greenery. Did you know that Seattle has ranked third for hiking among 75 metro areas in the United States? In the last five years, the annual sales of the Discover Pass has increased 55 percent. June was Great Outdoors Month, and at… Read more »

How Chiropractic Treats Hiatal Hernias: National Hernia Awareness Month

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

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 »

Chiropractic After a Motorcycle Accident | Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Here at Petett Chiropractic, we know the thrill of riding a motorcycle is like nothing else. However, it’s important to understand the dangers that can come with it, especially without the proper safety precautions. Due to the size and nature of motorcycles, there’s little protecting you from the impact… Read more »

Prepare for Hiking Season with Chiropractic | Renton Chiropractors

We’re incredibly lucky as Washingtonians. We live in a state that is full of beautiful hikes and scenic views. Seattle has ranked third for hiking among 75 metro areas in the United States. In the last five years, the annual sales of the Discover Pass has increased 55 percent. With Seattle’s ever growing population, it… Read more »