Dr. Trent Teegarden, DC
Dr. Trent developed a passion for natural healing and chiropractic after successfully being treated for
chronic gastritis by Dr. Kris Peterson in his youth. Fascinated by his body’s response to holistic medicine,
it became his dream to work at the Peterson Clinic and to be mentored by Dr. Kris.
Following his undergraduate education at Columbia Basin College and Brigham Young University, Dr.
Trent graduated from Western States Chiropractic College (now known as the University of Western
States) with a Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2008.
Dr. Trent employs a holistic approach to healing the mind and body. Based on this philosophy, he is
constantly engaged in research and continuing education. Some of his postgraduate studies
include Functional Endocrinology, Functional Blood Chemistry, Mastering Blood Chemistry, and Neuro
Emotional Technique (NET). Dr Trent completed a rigorous program of over 500 hours in Chiropractic
Neurology from the Carrick Institute. This includes general neurology and Childhood Developmental
Disorders. Dr Trent has also completed a 100 hour course in Applied Kinesiology and is certified in
As an avid hiker and snowboarder, Dr. Trent's love of athletics influenced his desire to help athletes
achieve optimal performance through the use of nutrition, brain and concussion health, and functional
exercise programming. Dr Trent has completed the Certified Chiropractic Sports Specialist Program. This
program includes comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of injuries including concussion and return to
play. This program was taught by leading Chiropractic Sports Physician experts, including members of
the Olympic Medical staff.
In 2013, Dr Trent began working at the Peterson Clinic. He resides in Hermiston with his beautiful wife
and three lovely daughters. He enjoys taking his girls on adventures in the great outdoors, discovering
waterfalls, and going to the beach.