Category Archives: Holistic chiropractic care

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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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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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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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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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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What Holistic Chiropractic with Dr. Lynelle McSweeney Really Means

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorLike other medical fields, chiropractic has its specialties. There are doctors of chiropractic who practice with a single technique, and others who employ a multi-faceted approach. Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno is of the former variety. Her motivation is simple – every patient is an individual with individual needs, which necessitates an individualized approach to their care and treatment. Today, we’re sharing with holistic chiropractic with Dr. McSweeney really means. Read More

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What to Look for in a Reno Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIf you look online for chiropractors here in Reno, you might find more than you bargained for. With the roughly 341,000 hits that come up in under one second, where do you begin? How do you know which chiropractor is right for your needs? It’s worth spending a bit of time researching your options. Here’s what to look for in a Reno chiropractor. 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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What to Expect the First Time you Visit the Chiropractor

reno-chiropractor-lynelle-mcsweeneyIf you’re unsure of what the chiropractor really does, it’s normal to feel a little nervous before your first visit. That’s especially true if you’ve spent some time researching local chiropractors, like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno, because there are so many different philosophies and techniques. How can you be sure you’re choosing the right chiropractor? If you’re coming to see Dr. McSweeney for the first time, here’s what you can expect. Read More

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