Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

Can Chiropractic Care Really Boost the Immune System?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWe’ve written before about the many benefits of chiropractic care beyond helping patients with that sore neck or aching back, and usually, we mention the immune system boost related to chiropractic care. It surprises many people when they hear that chiropractic care can help the immune system, which is understandable. Here’s how it works. Read More

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5 Chiropractic Myths, Debunked

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If you’ve never seen a chiropractor, you may have some misconceptions about the what they actually do and how they help people. But in order to make the best decisions about your health, you need all of the facts – not unverified stories and anecdotes about friends of friends. Today, we’re debunking five of the most common chiropractic myths. Read More

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Reno Chiropractor Explains It All

reno-chiropractor-lynelle-mcsweeneyAs a chiropractor here in Reno, Dr. Lynelle McSweeney offers specialized care for the back, neck, hips and other parts of the body. And she’s no stranger to lots of questions. From inquiries about the many conditions she can treat to the differences between a nutritionist and a chiropractor, this Reno chiropractor explains it all. Here’s what she wants you to know about chiropractic care. Read More

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Surprising Conditions Your Chiropractor Can Treat

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As a chiropractor, Dr. McSweeney is trained to help patients dealing with back, neck and shoulder pain, headaches, knee pain, even foot pain. But it’s often surprising to people that she can help in many other ways as well. Here are a few surprising conditions your chiropractor can treat. Read More

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Do You Need a Nutritionist – Or a Chiropractor?

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It was Hippocrates who said, “all disease begins in the gut,” and chiropractors are the first to agree. Are you surprised to know that nutrition plays an important role in your chiropractic care? It’s true. And your ongoing neck pain and nagging abdominal ache may be more related than you thought. Here’s how. Read More

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Simple Ways to Become a Savvier Chiropractic Patient

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractor-renoWhen you’re seeking treatment for something, whether it’s a broken leg, a sore back, or chronic migraines, it’s in your best interest to be an involved patient. In order to get the best medicine, you have to be present, sharing pertinent details so your doctor has the whole picture. Think 0f it like this – the more you put in to the appointment yourself, the more you’ll get out of it. Here are simple ways to become a savvier chiropractic patient, so that every appointment is effective. Read More

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What Should I Know about Chiropractic Maintenance Care?

When it comes to chiropractic maintenance care, there are two big questions that tend to crop up. Some people wonder if they’ll need to keep seeing the chiropractic forever if they go once. Other people want to know exactly what maintenance care involves – visits every week? Every month? Let’s take a closer look at both questions. Here’s what you should know about chiropractic maintenance care. Read More

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I Feel Worse After Visiting the Chiropractor!

Most of the patients who visit Dr. McSweeney are looking for pain relief. Their back hurts, or it’s their neck or shoulder. Almost always, these issues have been a problem for some time but the pain has only recently become noticeable or problematic. But what happens if, following your adjustment, you feel worse? Read More

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Do I Need a Chiropractic Adjustment or a Massage?

Your lower back is killing you, and it’s impossible to get comfortable in your desk chair or on the couch. Your neck is so stiff you can barely look over your shoulder when you’re driving, and you can feel a headache building. So should you visit your chiropractor, or book a massage? Here’s how to choose between a chiropractic adjustment and a massage. Read More

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The Beneficial Pairing of Chiropractic & Yoga

Recently, we read a wonderful description of yoga and chiropractic as the “peanut butter and jelly of complementary care.” What a great visual! While yoga and chiropractic are two entirely different methods of treatment, the combination is incredibly beneficial. Here’s why yoga and chiropractic work together so nicely, and why you should consider incorporating both methods of treatment into your health care regimen. Read More

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