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How Chiropractors Can Help – And How They Can’t

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhile it’s conventional wisdom that the chiropractor can help with pain in the back or neck, that’s not telling the whole story. As a branch of medicine, chiropractic treats disorders in both the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, as well as the effects they have on the body as a whole. That means chiropractors can treat people for a surprising range of conditions – though not everything. Here’s how chiropractors can help – and how they can’t. Read More

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How Chiropractic Helps the Immune System

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBetween cold and flu season and more serious health issues like autoimmune disorders, inflammatory diseases, and cancers, we all understand the role of a strong immune system. Still, it’s one of those things we take for granted until it’s no longer effective. As more people are seeking chiropractic care not only for pain in the spine and neck, they’re discovering one of its big benefits – a robust immune system. Here’s how chiropractic helps the immune system. Read More

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Five Reasons to See the Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIf you’re one of the lucky few that doesn’t experience back pain, you may think you have no reason to visit the chiropractor. But while back pain is something a chiropractor like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno can treat, there are a number of other conditions and issues that she can address as well. Here are five reasons to see the chiropractor beyond back pain. Read More

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5 Tips for Staying Healthy Through Cold and Flu Season

stay-healthy-cold-flu-season-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-renoAutumn is a beautiful time of year, but the cozy sweaters and pumpkin decorations are also signs of something else – cold and flu season. Boost your chances of avoiding illness this time of year with these five tips for staying healthy through cold and flu season. Read More

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The Effect of Chiropractic Care on Symptoms of Stress and Anxiety

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-for-stressMany people are surprised to learn that a chiropractor, like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno, can treat a number of conditions beyond back and neck pain. That’s particularly true when it comes to stress and anxiety. Here’s what to understand about the sources of stress in our lives, and how chiropractic care can help. Read More

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Five Misconceptions about Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-five-things-chiropractic-patients-should-knowIf you’ve never been to the chiropractor, or worse, you have but the experience wasn’t great, you may not understand what a chiropractor actually does and how chiropractic care helps people. The only way you can make the best decisions about your own health is by beginning with all of the information. To help you understand, here are five misconceptions about chiropractic care – and the truth behind the confusion. Read More

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Clinical Trials Conducted Over Last Decade Support Chiropractic Efficacy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropraticTen years ago, the U.S. Department of Defense was asked to study whether chiropractic care could benefit troops with lower back pain. The results are in – it does. Unfortunately, chiropractic care isn’t currently offered at all military health facilities, and chiropractic falls into an alternative therapy category that isn’t currently covered by military insurance for military family members, or retirees and their families. Read More

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Simple Tips for Fall Wellness

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-tips-for-wellnessWe’re officially into September now, and autumn is just a few weeks away. It’s the season of cooling temperatures, beautiful colors, and pumpkin spice everything. Unfortunately, it’s also cold and flu season. In the interest of starting strong and staying healthy all the way through, here are a few simple tips for fall wellness. Read More

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What Makes the Activator Technique So Beneficial?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-activator-methodChiropractors have many different techniques at their disposal. At Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s practice here in Reno, she prefers a holistic, multi-technique approach to treat her patients. One of those techniques uses the activator, a hand-held instrument that was designed for specific, targeted, low-force adjustments. Here’s what makes the activator technique so beneficial and versatile for chiropractic care. Read More

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Do Multivitamins and Supplements Actually Work?

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-nutritionAs more and more studies link common supplements like daily multivitamins to minimal or even negative results, it’s understandable that people are having second thoughts. They want to know whether multivitamins and supplements actually work, and it’s a good question to ask. But there’s a caveat to the answer that changes everything. Read More

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