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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

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-2Greetings!

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

Can the Chiropractor Help with Tight Hamstrings?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-hamstringsHobbling around with stiff hamstrings isn’t fun, and people tend to assume that stretching is the answer. Here’s why stretching may not address the root of the problem, why the tightness always comes back, and whether a chiropractor like Dr. McSweeney here in Reno can help. Read More

What’s Better for Neck Pain – The Chiropractor or Massage Therapy?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBoth chiropractors and massage therapists treat patients with their hands, but that’s where the similarities end. Both might be a good option for isolated pain, however. If you’re struggling with neck pain, what’s better – a visit to the chiropractor or massage therapy? Here’s what to know about chiropractic care, massage therapy, and when one kind of treatment may be a better choice. Read More

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Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy?

chiropractic-during-pregnancy-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno 2We’ve written before about the benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy. Still, anyone who has ever been pregnant knows – the first question on a woman’s mind is always whether or not something is safe during pregnancy. Well, good news! Chiropractic care is most certainly safe during pregnancy, and that’s according to the American Pregnancy Association.  Read More

Should You See a Chiropractor? Here’s How to Tell

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractor-renoHow do you know when a chiropractor can help you with your pain? Some things may be obvious – persistent low back pain, aching hips, even ongoing headaches or foot pain if you know a bit about the range of chiropractic care. But if you’re dealing with pain and you aren’t sure whether a chiropractor is the right specialist for treatment, here’s how to tell. Read More

Can Chiropractic Care Reduce Stress & Anxiety?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-care-stress-anxietyYou know that your chiropractor can effectively treat all kinds of pain and various physical conditions, including those daily aches and pains, but can chiropractic care reduce stress and anxiety? As we begin this brand year, depression, stress and anxiety are reaching staggering proportions and prescription drug therapy for these mental health issues are likewise peaking. The good news is that holistic approaches to treating depression, anxiety and stress are also being explored.

Chiropractic care is one of them. Read More

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