Category Archives: Chiropractic Tools

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

A Pain Management Package from Dr. McSweeney for Home Care

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiroWith the COVID-19 pandemic continuing its toll, people are adapting to our new normal. Chiropractic care is considered essential, and we’re happy to share exciting news. We’ve partnered with a company to facilitate rehabilitation and pain management from your own home – and it’s 100% covered by insurance. Here’s what to expect with a pain management package from Dr. McSweeney for home care. Read More

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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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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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