Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

Feel Worse After Seeing the Chiropractor? Here’s Why

dr-mcsweeney-reno-feel-worse-after-seeing-chiropractorGoing to the chiropractor because you’re struggling with pain in the back, neck or hips can bring much-needed relief. But what happens when the initial relief you experience with your chiropractor subsides, and you actually start feeling worse? It happens, and it’s not a sign that something went wrong. If you feel worse after seeing the chiropractor, here’s why. Read More

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What is the Chiropractic Percussor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-percussorPatients at Dr. McSweeney’s chiropractic office here in Reno, Nevada, are familiar with the percussor. It’s one of many tools that Dr. McSweeney uses in her holistic approach to chiropractic. But what is it exactly, and how is it beneficial? Here’s what to know about the percussor and its many advantages as a therapeutic tool. Read More

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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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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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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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