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Dr. McSweeney Featured in Article for mindbodygreen

dr-lynelle-mcsweeny-reno-upper-back-stretchesDr. McSweeney’s holistic approach to chiropractic care means she uses a variety of techniques and tools to find just the right treatment for her patients. In many instances, she’ll suggest nutritional supplements, foods to add or avoid, and tips for appropriate exercises and stretches. Recently, she was the featured expert in an article about upper back stretches for mindbodygreen, where she shared her favorite stretches to relieve pain the upper back. Read More

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Dr. McSweeney’s Form of Muscle Testing in Reno

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-reviewAnyone who has been treated by Dr. Lynelle McSweeney, a holistic chiropractor here in Reno, has likely experienced her unique form of muscle testing. It’s one of many tools she uses to identify causes of pain and discomfort. Despite some  controversy surrounding muscle testing, or applied kinesiology, Dr. McSweeney’s form of muscle testing in Reno has proven to be very effective for her patients. Read More

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Four Reasons to Make Chiropractic Care Part of Your Wellness Routine in 2021

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorChiropractic care may be best known for making an aching back or sore neck feel better, but it’s actually a specialized field that focuses on the relationship between the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system. Dr. McSweeney, a holistic chiropractor here in Reno, helps maintain the structural integrity of her patients’ spines, which has the cumulative effect of relieving pressure on surrounding tissues and improving overall health. As we look ahead to a bright new year, here are four reasons to consider making chiropractic care part of your wellness routine in 2021. Read More

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6 Tips to Boost the Immune System

dr-mcsweeney-reno-boost-immune-systemA strong immune system is important all the time, but these days, people are more tuned in to its value than usual. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help keep your immune system healthy. Here are six tips to boost the immune system. Read More

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Laser Technology for Effective Pain Management in Reno

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-low-level-laser-therapyAs we head into darker, shorter days and the pandemic continues, we want you to know that we’re taking strict precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. During this three-week pause, Dr. McSweeney is here to help. Chronic pain can’t always wait, and we have options like pain management kits for home care and the EVRL, an FDA-cleared class IV laser for effective pain management here in Reno. Read More

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What to Understand about Muscle Testing or Applied Kinesiology

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-reviewYou may not be familiar with the term, but if you’ve ever visited Drs. McSweeney or Allen, you’ve experienced a form of muscle testing. It’s a simple yet informative procedure that helps the chiropractors assess the body’s muscles and their connection to the nervous system to check for imbalances. Here’s what else you should understand about muscle testing, which also goes by the name applied kinesiology. Read More

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Staff Spotlight: Jenn Mamola

IMG 8615 770x300 - Staff Spotlight: Jenn MamolaAnyone who’s been to Dr. McSweeney’s holistic chiropractic practice over the last year has likely run into Jenn Mamola. The patient-turned-chiropractic-assistant-turned-office-manager can often be found at the front desk. And while masks are standard these days, hers is usually covering a big, welcoming smile. Read More

Trick or Treat at Dr. McSweeney’s Office!

Calling all goblins and ghouls… Dr. McSweeney has a treat for you! Join us Friday, October 30, between our regular office hours of nine am and four pm. Wear your costume, don’t forget your mask, and come get your goodie bag! Patients and non-patients are all welcome. We can’t wait to see you!

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Where to Find Muscle Testing, or Applied Kinesiology, in Reno

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiroIf you’ve ever visited Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s holistic chiropractic practice here in Reno for treatment, it’s very likely you’ve been the recipient of a unique form of muscle testing. She uses this tool, along with many others, to identify the issues causing your pain and discomfort. There’s some amount of controversy surrounding the efficacy of muscle testing. Here’s why Dr. McSweeney uses a particular form of muscle testing, which she prefers to call muscle-to-nerve testing, and how it benefits you as a patient. Read More

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Headaches from Wildfire Smoke? Chiropractic Care May Help

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-care-headaches-wildfire-smokeWith wildfires raging through much of California, unhealthy air quality is affecting residents outside the state. Here in Northern Nevada, we’ve been dealing with smokey skies for weeks, and it’s likely having a very real impact on your health. If you’re struggling with headaches from wildfire smoke, chiropractic care may help. Read More

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