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The Benefits of Percussive Therapy in Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-tools-percussorPatients of Dr. Lynelle McSweeney are no strangers to her many different tools. She begins all appointments with massage therapy to better prepare the muscles and joints for treatment, and now, she’s offering percussive therapy as well. Here are the many benefits of percussive therapy in chiropractic care. Read More

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A Warm Welcome to Dr. Porter’s Patients

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-2Greetings!

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of treating another Reno chiropractor, when Dr. Porter came into my office. Over the course of his treatment, we learned that our approach to chiropractic was strikingly similar. Dr. Porter also shared that he was looking for a local chiropractor not just for his own treatment, but for the care of all his patients. With plans for a leave of absence from his practice to complete research for specific studies and write a book, Dr. Porter first wanted to find someone he trusted. I’m pleased to tell you that our shared approach to care and treatment made his decision a little easier, and I want to formally welcome all of Dr. Porter’s patients. Read More

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Here’s the Deal with Tennis Elbow And How Chiropractic Can Help

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-tennis-elbowThe outside of your elbow has been really sore for weeks now. It’s hard to turn doorknobs, open the car door, even hold your cup of coffee! You’re not sure what’s wrong, but since you don’t play tennis, you know it can’t be tennis elbow, right? Wrong! Here’s the deal with tennis elbow, and how chiropractic can help. Read More

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The Chiropractor Treats More than Your Spine

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhen most people think about the chiropractor, they think of a doctor who “cracks your back.” And while chiropractors like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno certainly can help with back pain, there’s so much more they can do. Here’s why the chiropractor treats more than your spine. Read More

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Three Reasons to See the Chiro this Cold/Flu Season

cold-flu-season-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorCold and flu season is upon us, if you can believe it, and people are looking for ways to stay healthy as temperatures drop. One option that you may not have considered? A visit to the chiropractor! Here are three reasons to see the chiropractor this cold and flu season. Read More

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Do Chiropractic Adjustments Hurt?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-adjustment-before-after-massageIf you’ve never been to the chiropractor yourself, you’ve likely heard about people getting their “backs cracked.” Sounds painful, right? Here’s what to know about adjustments, including whether they’re painful. Spoiler – the answer is no! Read More

Can the Chiropractor Help with Tight Hamstrings?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-hamstringsHobbling around with stiff hamstrings isn’t fun, and people tend to assume that stretching is the answer. Here’s why stretching may not address the root of the problem, why the tightness always comes back, and whether a chiropractor like Dr. McSweeney here in Reno can help. Read More

Eight Reasons to See the Chiropractor – Besides Pain Back

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorYou may head straight to the chiropractor to help you with pain in your back, neck, hips or pelvis, but that’s not all the chiropractor can do. As more people begin seeking treatment options that address the problem itself instead of simply medicating the symptoms, here are eight reasons to see the chiropractor. Read More

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What’s Better for Neck Pain – The Chiropractor or Massage Therapy?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBoth chiropractors and massage therapists treat patients with their hands, but that’s where the similarities end. Both might be a good option for isolated pain, however. If you’re struggling with neck pain, what’s better – a visit to the chiropractor or massage therapy? Here’s what to know about chiropractic care, massage therapy, and when one kind of treatment may be a better choice. Read More

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Is Neck Pain Causing My Headaches?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-neck-adjustmentYou may not give it much thought when you’re struggling through the pain of a headache, but the location and symptoms of a given headache may be affected by outside factors. If you’ve ever experienced headaches that vary in severity and location – a dull ache behind the ears and along the back of your skull or a throbbing temple, for example –  there may be something specific to blame. Neck pain can be a common culprit behind headaches. Read More

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