Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

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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Staying Active for Your Body and Mind During the Pandemic

dr-mcsweeny-reno-fitness-during-pandemicThe pandemic is dragging on, and while it’s tempting to skip workouts, staying active is important for your body and mind during these challenging times. Understanding the toll that coronavirus-related concerns have on our healthy habits, and the role of fitness in our overall health, makes that really clear. Here’s what to know about fitness during the pandemic. Read More

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Laser Technology for Painless Pain Management

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-low-level-laser-therapyThe pandemic continues, and we’re taking strict precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. Chronic pain can’t always wait, and we’re here if you need help with options like pain management kits for home care and our new EVRL. This FDA cleared class IV laser is offering impressive results for our patients. Read More

Why Can’t I Feel Anything During Low-Level Laser Therapy Treatment?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-low-level-laser-therapyLast week, we wrote about Dr. McSweeney’s newest chiropractic tool, the FDA-approved low-level laser. This kind of therapy is incredibly versatile for a variety of conditions, but it has some patients wondering why they don’t feel the laser during treatment. It’s a fair question! Read More

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The Link Between Back Pain and Sleep

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropracticIt doesn’t seem fair, but back pain and poor quality of sleep really do go hand in hand. Struggling with back pain can make sleep feel impossible, and insufficient sleep exacerbates back pain in a truly vicious cycle. Here are two reasons for the bad sleep/bad back link, and what you can do to improve your chances for better sleep. Read More

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Reviews of Dr. Lynelle McSweeney

We’re written before about Dr. McSweeney’s holistic approach to chiropractic, but sometimes it’s better to hear from the patients themselves. You can search online to find reviews on Google, Yelp, and Facebook, but to save time, here’s a recent round-up of reviews of Dr. McSweeney. Read More

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How Often Do I Need to See the Chiropractor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIt’s typical for people to have questions when they visit a holistic chiropractor like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno. They want to know what they can expect in terms of treatment, how they can keep back pain at bay, which supplements or stretches she might recommend, and if they need to come back. Visit frequency is also a very common question. There’s an unfortunate misconception that once you begin chiropractic treatment, you’re obliged to continue. That’s not the case. Here’s what to know if you’re debating how often you need to see the chiropractor. Read More

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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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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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