Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

Is Chiropractic Care on your Back-to-School List?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-back-to-school-chiropractic-tipsHere in northern Nevada, summer is wrapping up and a brand new school year is just days away. For students, that means heavy backpacks, early mornings, and long days at desks. Teachers, meanwhile, will be standing, stooping, bending, grading, and on their feet all day long. As we all prepare for the school year, here are three benefits of keeping chiropractic care on your back-to-school list (parents and teachers included!). Read More

4 Reasons to See a Reno Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-electrotherapyMillions of people visit the chiropractor annually, in search of relief from all kinds of ailments. In Reno, Dr. Lynelle McSweeney offers a holistic approach to chiropractic care that includes joint manipulation, low-level laser therapy, physical therapy modalities, education, massage, rehabilitation exercises, and even nutrition and supplement recommendations. While there are a number of conditions that Dr. McSweeney can address, here are four reasons to see a chiropractor in Reno sooner rather than later. Read More

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Five Benefits of Holistic Chiropractic Care for Kids

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chirorpractic-kidsSore neck or back? While you may head straight to the chiropractor for any number of conditions, it may not occur to you that kids can also benefit from this kind of care. But in addition to all the ways they move and play, kids are growing all the time. Ensuring proper spinal alignment is critical for proper development. Here are five benefits of holistic chiropractic care for kids. Read More

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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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