Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

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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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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