Category Archives: Chiropractic Tools

Chiropractic Techniques — The Role of Electrotherapy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-electrotherapyLast week, we wrote about the arthrostim, one of the chiropractic tools Dr. McSweeney uses in her Reno practice. While the most important tool is her own hands, different tools and techniques give Dr. McSweeney options for dealing with the unique conditions of her patients. Electrotherapy is one of them. Read More

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Chiropractic Tools – The Arthrostim

arthrostim-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-renoDr. McSweeney in Reno uses a variety of different chiropractic techniques to treat her patients. Since every patient is unique, there can be no one-size-fits-all treatment plan. One of the tools she uses frequently is an arthrostim. It’s a useful instrument that gives Dr. McSweeney the flexibility to effectively and efficiently treat the unique needs of different patients. Read More

What Makes the Activator Technique So Beneficial?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-activator-methodChiropractors have many different techniques at their disposal. At Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s practice here in Reno, she prefers a holistic, multi-technique approach to treat her patients. One of those techniques uses the activator, a hand-held instrument that was designed for specific, targeted, low-force adjustments. Here’s what makes the activator technique so beneficial and versatile for chiropractic care. Read More

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Chiropractic Techniques Used in Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s Reno Practice

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorDoctors of chiropractic are trained in a variety of chiropractic techniques. If you’ve ever visited a chiropractor here in Reno, or anywhere, you may have experienced different treatments or read about different techniques. Some chiropractors practice exclusively in a certain technique, while others take a different approach. Dr. Lynelle McSweeney prefers to have a variety of chiropractic techniques at her disposal. Everyone is different, and she finds the assumption that a single technique will work across the board rather limiting. If you visit Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s Reno practice, here are some of the chiropractic techniques you might experience. 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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The Benefits of Percussive Therapy in Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-tools-percussorPatients of Dr. Lynelle McSweeney are no strangers to her many different tools. She begins all appointments with massage therapy to better prepare the muscles and joints for treatment, and now, she’s offering percussive therapy as well. Here are the many benefits of percussive therapy in chiropractic care. Read More

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Should You Get a Massage Before or After You See the Chiropractor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-adjustment-before-after-massageOne of our most-read blog posts answers the question, “Do I need a chiropractic adjustment or massage?” Today, we’re touching on the same topic. Chiropractic care and massage therapy can be wonderful complementary therapies, but should you get a massage before or after you see the chiropractor? Read More

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Chiropractic Techniques in Dr. McSweeney’s Reno Practice

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractic-techniques-renoDoctors of chiropractic are trained in a variety of chiropractic techniques. If you’ve ever visited a chiropractor here in Reno, or anywhere, you may have experienced different treatments or read about different techniques. Some chiropractors practice exclusively in a certain technique, while others take a different approach. Read More

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The Chiropractic Activator – A Primer

Dr. McSweeney uses several tools to help her treat patients safely and effectively. One of them is the activator, or what some of her younger patients have dubbed, “the clicky thing.” If you’ve ever wondered what exactly it is, and how exactly it works, read on! Read More

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