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What to Understand about Muscle Testing or Applied Kinesiology

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-reviewYou may not be familiar with the term, but if you’ve ever visited Drs. McSweeney or Allen, you’ve experienced a form of muscle testing. It’s a simple yet informative procedure that helps the chiropractors assess the body’s muscles and their connection to the nervous system to check for imbalances. Here’s what else you should understand about muscle testing, which also goes by the name applied kinesiology. Read More

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Staff Spotlight: Jenn Mamola

IMG 8615 770x300 - Staff Spotlight: Jenn MamolaAnyone who’s been to Dr. McSweeney’s holistic chiropractic practice over the last year has likely run into Jenn Mamola. The patient-turned-chiropractic-assistant-turned-office-manager can often be found at the front desk. And while masks are standard these days, hers is usually covering a big, welcoming smile. Read More

Trick or Treat at Dr. McSweeney’s Office!

Calling all goblins and ghouls… Dr. McSweeney has a treat for you! Join us Friday, October 30, between our regular office hours of nine am and four pm. Wear your costume, don’t forget your mask, and come get your goodie bag! Patients and non-patients are all welcome. We can’t wait to see you!

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A Message from Dr. McSweeney about COVID-19

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A message from Dr. McSweeney regarding COVID-19 and our responsibility to our patients and community.

We want our patients to know that we are deeply concerned and staying up to date on the outbreak of coronavirus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all affected individuals and families. We are doing everything possible to ensure the safety of our patients, staff, and community by minimizing the risk of spreading any disease by taking extra precautions at the office. Our office will remain open at this time to provide care for our patients. Read More

How Chiropractic Care Improves Holiday Stress

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-holiday-stressThe holiday season is a joyous time of year, but there’s no denying that things can get busy. Between shopping and parties, rich foods and time spent with family, there can be a lot of pressure to make everything magical and festive. The truth is, deviating from our usual routines while juggling more food, less sleep and less exercise, not to mention financial splurges and challenging family dynamics, can mean the holiday season is synonymous with stress and anxiety. Fortunately, you have resources. Here’s how chiropractic care can help improve holiday stress. Read More

How Chiropractic Helps the Immune System

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBetween cold and flu season and more serious health issues like autoimmune disorders, inflammatory diseases, and cancers, we all understand the role of a strong immune system. Still, it’s one of those things we take for granted until it’s no longer effective. As more people are seeking chiropractic care not only for pain in the spine and neck, they’re discovering one of its big benefits – a robust immune system. Here’s how chiropractic helps the immune system. Read More

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Three Tips for Reducing Headaches

reno-chiropractor-lynelle-mcsweeneyIf you find yourself looking for reasons for your headaches – blaming the weather, a wild night out, too little sleep, or a poor diet – you’re probably dealing with them pretty regularly. The truth is, there are a lot of reasons you may be experiencing headache pain. But no matter what’s causing them, we’re betting you just want them to go away. Here are three tips for reducing headaches. Read More

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Three Reasons to Start the New Year with Chiropractic

New year, new you! That’s how the saying goes, but we all know how hard it is to commit to really making a change. Sometimes, a little advantage can make all the difference. So it’s good to know that if changing your health and wellness is something you’re considering for 2019, a chiropractor like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney may be able to help. Here are three reasons to start the new year with chiropractic. Read More

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A Warm Welcome to Dr. Porter’s Patients

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A few months ago, I had the pleasure of treating another Reno chiropractor, when Dr. Porter came into my office. Over the course of his treatment, we learned that our approach to chiropractic was strikingly similar. Dr. Porter also shared that he was looking for a local chiropractor not just for his own treatment, but for the care of all his patients. With plans for a leave of absence from his practice to complete research for specific studies and write a book, Dr. Porter first wanted to find someone he trusted. I’m pleased to tell you that our shared approach to care and treatment made his decision a little easier, and I want to formally welcome all of Dr. Porter’s patients. Read More

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Do Chiropractic Adjustments Hurt?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-adjustment-before-after-massageIf you’ve never been to the chiropractor yourself, you’ve likely heard about people getting their “backs cracked.” Sounds painful, right? Here’s what to know about adjustments, including whether they’re painful. Spoiler – the answer is no! Read More