Category Archives: Holistic chiropractic care

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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“She Really Gives Me What I Need Each Visit” — A Review of Dr. McSweeney

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-reviewWith regular chiropractic appointments for about the past 40 years, Merrilee Burke is no stranger to chiropractic. Six months ago, a good friend shared Dr. McSweeney’s name. And that’s when everything changed for Merrilee. 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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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

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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