Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

4 Common Misconceptions about Chiropractors

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-back-painModern chiropractic care is an evidence-based practice bringing pain relief to millions of Americans every year. Still, public perception of chiropractic care isn’t always positive. The right information goes a long way, and this is what Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno wants everyone to understand about chiropractic care. Here are four common misconceptions about chiropractors. Read More

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Is it Normal to Feel Worse After an Adjustment?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorAfter waking up to serious neck or back pain and toughing it out for a day or two, you finally make it over to the chiropractor. You feel much better right after your treatment, but within a few hours, you’re feeling worse. What gives? Did your chiropractor do something wrong? Here’s why it’s normal to feel worse after an adjustment. Read More

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Why Blaming Pain on the Way You Slept Isn’t the Whole Story

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropracticHave you ever woken up and felt pain in your neck, back, or hips, and assumed you must have “slept wrong?” It’s something Dr. McSweeney hears quite often in her Reno chiropractic office. Are people really injuring themselves while they’re asleep? And why does it seem more common with adults, and not children? Considering how acrobatic many sleeping children seem to be, you’d think they’d be the ones waking up feeling sore. Here’s why blaming pain on the way you slept isn’t the whole story. Read More

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5 Things Every Chiropractic Patient Should Know

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-five-things-chiropractic-patients-should-knowIt’s hard to argue with the concept of taking an active role in your health. Your doctor, therapist, dentist, eye doctor, and other members of your health care team are undoubtedly very well qualified. But if you aren’t doing your part to take care of your body, mind, teeth, and eyes, well, you’re setting those professionals up for failure. Even the world’s best dentist will have a hard time keeping your teeth in great shape if you never brush or floss. The same logic applies to your spine, but it seems to be much harder for people to understand. With that in mind, here are five things every chiropractic patient should know. Read More

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Yoga and Chiropractic Care – A Good Combination?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-yogaYoga and chiropractic are two entirely different methods of care. And yet, they’re wonderfully complementary. Here’s why yoga and holistic chiropractic are such a good combination, and why incorporating both methods of treatment into your health care is so worthwhile. Read More

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Two Health Problems You Can Blame on your Phone

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-health-problems-phoneThere’s no arguing that mobile devices are useful, but just like your trusty laptop, they can really do a number on your joints! Still, knowledge is power, and understanding exactly how your smartphone is creating issues means you can take steps to avoid them. Here are two health problems you can blame on your phone, and what you can do to minimize them. Read More

The Benefits of Combining Massage and Chiropractic

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWe’ve written before about the benefits of chiropractic, and if you’ve ever enjoyed a massage before, you know how great you feel afterward. But did you know that both therapies make for a wonderful combination? Combining massage with regular chiropractic care doesn’t just make you feel great, it can actually improve your overall well-being. Read More

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Reno Chiropractic Care for Active Lifestyles

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-active-lifestylesWhen your back is killing you, or you want to break your weekly (or daily) headache cycle, the chiropractor may come to mind. And that’s wonderful – helping relieve those kinds of pain is indeed the chiropractor’s job. But routine chiropractic care can also play a critical role in active lifestyles. If your body tends to be in motion more than at rest, a holistic chiropractic approach, like the one offered here by Dr. Lynelle McSweeney in Reno, can help keep it balanced, flexible, and fully functional. Read More

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A Holistic, Multi-Technique Approach to Chiropractic

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-holistic-chiropractic-renoDoctors of chiropractic are trained in many chiropractic techniques. If you’ve ever visited a chiropractor, you’ve likely experienced different kinds of treatments. And while some chiropractors practice exclusively in a certain technique, others prefer a different approach. Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno takes a holistic, multi-technique approach to chiropractic. Here’s why. Read More

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The Activator Method of Chiropractic

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-activator-methodWhile many people associate the chiropractor with twisting and turning, adjustments can actually be performed in many ways. Dr. McSweeney here in Reno uses a holistic approach to chiropractic that involves a variety of techniques and treatment methods. One of them is the activator method, which involves the use of a small, hand-held tool to deliver precise, targeted, gentle pressure. Here’s what it is, and how it works. Read More

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