Five Misconceptions of Chiropractic Care | Renton Chiropractic Clinic

We often hear misconceptions about chiropractic care and what chiropractors do. While there’s a lot information floating around, our team at Petett Chiropractic hear to set the record straight. For example, did you know that in order to become a medical doctor you’re required to have 2,756 class hours in education whereas a chiropractor is… Read more »

Chiropractic Care for Fibromyalgia | Renton Chiropractic Clinic

May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. During this month, your Renton chiropractic team at Petett Chiropractic commit to helping raise awareness of fibromyalgia and its potentially debilitating symptoms. According to the NIMAS, 5 million Americans 18 or older are estimated have fibromyalgia. While 80 and 90 percent of people diagnosed are women, it also occurs in men and… Read more »

Is it Safe to Crack Your Own Back? | Renton Chiropractors

Sometimes when you’re experiencing physical discomfort, cracking your own back or neck can provide instant relief, albeit for a few seconds. However, are self-adjustments bad for you? This is a common question we receive at Petett Chiropractic. The short answer is … it depends. Self-Adjustments vs. Proper Chiropractic Adjustments While the occasional self-adjustment is not harmful, repeatedly… Read more »

Why Chiropractic Care for Work-Related Injuries | Renton Chiropractic

Millions of Americans suffer from injuries in the workplace each year. Work-related injuries can be emotionally, physically and financially damaging. While they can range in severity, work-related injuries can often impact a person’s ability to perform the responsibilities of their job, as well as participate in everyday activities. Work-related injuries can be caused by sudden or… Read more »

Chiropractic Helps Treat Seasonal Allergies | Renton Chiropractors

Springtime is just around the corner. For millions of people in the United States, the coming of spring means months of dealing with seasonal allergies or hay fever. While there are plenty of prescription and over-the-counter medications to treat seasonal allergies, chiropractic care provides an all-natural and holistic approach to managing allergy symptoms. According to the… Read more »

Chiropractic Care & Your Immune System | Seattle Chiropractors

From preventing injuries to relieving chronic pain, many of us are aware of the health benefits that regular chiropractic care offers. But did you know that chiropractic care can help boost the immune system function? The immune system is the body’s line of defense. Like every other system in the body, the immune system is… Read more »

Choosing a Mattress to Prevent Back Pain | Seattle Chiropractors

We spend an estimated one third of our lives sleeping—that’s about 26 years of our life in bed! It goes without saying that the mattress we sleep on plays an incredibly important role in our sleep quality and physical health. According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study, low back pain is the leading… Read more »