Category: Blog Posts

Common Injuries Following a Car Accident | Renton Chiropractors

Car dashboard at night

Car accidents happen, even for the safest drivers. According to the 2015 Annual Collision report by WSDOT, a crash occurs every 4.5 minutes. Furthermore, a person is injured from a crash every 11 minutes. After a car crash, there’s a lot that you have to deal with, including but not limited to insurance companies, law… Read more »

Four Low-Impact Exercises for the New Year | Seattle Chiropractic Clinic

Woman hiking and sitting on mountain rock

It’s that time of the year again! The New Year is almost here, and with it comes planning your resolutions. Many of us have the resolution to get healthy and fit. However, if not done correctly, working out can cause more harm on the body than good. Our team at Petett Chiropractic recommend some low-impact… Read more »

Getting Your Body Ready for Winter | Renton Chiropractic Clinic

Woman blowing snow in the winter

Winter is coming to the Pacific Northwest, with the temperature getting colder and ice starting to form. In fact, many people have started to break out the skiing and snowboarding equipment for trips up to the slopes. Unfortunately, winter is a common time for injuries that may require chiropractic care. At Petett Chiropractic, we would… Read more »

Healthy Alternatives to Opioids for Chronic Pain | Renton Chiropractors

Pill bottle of opioids with crossed out

Chronic pain, defined as any pain that lasts longer than three months, is currently the leading cause of long-term disability. One of the most common treatments for chronic pain is opioid prescriptions. However, opioids can do more harm than good. As evident in the increasing opioid epidemic in United States, opioid prescriptions can lead to… Read more »

Happy National Chiropractic Health Month from Petett Chiropractic

National Chiropractic Health Month graphic

October brings upon fall colors, the smell of cider and pumpkin all around and everyone begins to feel the swing of the holidays coming right around the corner. However, what most people don’t know is that October is also National Chiropractic Health Month. This year’s theme is Back to Basics. Here at Petett Chiropractic, we… Read more »

Chiropractic for Kids & Teenagers, Back-To-School | Seattle Chiropractic Clinic

Teenage girls playing softball

There is a common misconception that chiropractic care is only for certain age groups or injuries. In actuality, chiropractic services can offer major benefits for children as well as young adults. As back-to-school season is getting underway, children and teenagers will be subjected to all sorts of stresses and issues that can lead to neck… Read more »

Can Chiropractic Improve Your Sleep? | Seattle Chiropractic Center

Man sleeping on a bus with headphones

Many of us don’t get enough sleep at night. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 40 million people in the United States suffer from chronic long-term sleep disorders each year. Furthermore, 20 million people experience occasional sleep problems. The benefits of sleep go far beyond feeling refreshed in the morning. Sleep… Read more »

Five Misconceptions of Chiropractic Care | Renton Chiropractic Clinic

Chiropractic care misconceptions

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 »