Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

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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5 Tips for Staying Healthy Through Cold and Flu Season

stay-healthy-cold-flu-season-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-renoAutumn is a beautiful time of year, but the cozy sweaters and pumpkin decorations are also signs of something else – cold and flu season. Boost your chances of avoiding illness this time of year with these five tips for staying healthy through cold and flu season. Read More

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The Effect of Chiropractic Care on Symptoms of Stress and Anxiety

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-for-stressMany people are surprised to learn that a chiropractor, like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno, can treat a number of conditions beyond back and neck pain. That’s particularly true when it comes to stress and anxiety. Here’s what to understand about the sources of stress in our lives, and how chiropractic care can help. Read More

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Five Misconceptions about Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-five-things-chiropractic-patients-should-knowIf you’ve never been to the chiropractor, or worse, you have but the experience wasn’t great, you may not understand what a chiropractor actually does and how chiropractic care helps people. The only way you can make the best decisions about your own health is by beginning with all of the information. To help you understand, here are five misconceptions about chiropractic care – and the truth behind the confusion. Read More

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Clinical Trials Conducted Over Last Decade Support Chiropractic Efficacy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropraticTen years ago, the U.S. Department of Defense was asked to study whether chiropractic care could benefit troops with lower back pain. The results are in – it does. Unfortunately, chiropractic care isn’t currently offered at all military health facilities, and chiropractic falls into an alternative therapy category that isn’t currently covered by military insurance for military family members, or retirees and their families. Read More

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Do Multivitamins and Supplements Actually Work?

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-nutritionAs more and more studies link common supplements like daily multivitamins to minimal or even negative results, it’s understandable that people are having second thoughts. They want to know whether multivitamins and supplements actually work, and it’s a good question to ask. But there’s a caveat to the answer that changes everything. Read More

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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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