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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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Don’t Chiropractic Adjustments Weaken the Back?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorThere are millions of happy chiropractic patients in this country, but some people have little or downright wrong information about chiropractic care that keeps them from even considering its value. One of the most common myths is the idea that chiropractic adjustments can weaken the back, which means that you simply can’t stop once you’ve begun. Here’s why that’s not true. Read More

Considering a Chiropractor? Here are 3 Things to Know First.

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhile most people have a general idea of what a chiropractor really does, they may struggle for specifics. The easiest way to explain what a chiropractor does is as a doctor who manages bone and joint pain. A chiropractor isn’t a substitute for traditional medicine, but rather a complement. If you’re considering a chiropractor, here are three things to know first. Read More

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4 Things to Know About the Chiropractor

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorYou may have a vague understanding of a chiropractor’s services, but today, we’re offering a bit of clarification. Whether you’re ready to put that nagging back pain behind you for good, you want help with ongoing digestive issues, or you just want to know exactly what you might expect at your first visit, here are four things to know about the chiropractor. Read More

Core Conditioning for Lumbar Disc Health – A Guest Post

framework-personal-training-renoFramework Personal Training is a private, by-appointment fitness studio on Lakeside Drive here in Reno, and today, we’re excited to share a guest post written by Paul Fischer, the owner. He’s a patient of Dr. McSweeney’s, and we’re always impressed by his expertise. Today’s topic? Core conditioning for lumbar disc health. Take it away, Paul! Read More

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10 Conditions You Didn’t Know the Chiropractor Could Treat

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhile most of us know the chiropractor is a great choice for treating back, neck and hip pain, chiropractic care isn’t just limited to aches and pains. As more and more people look for non-pharmaceutical options – treatment options that offer more than simply medicating the symptoms instead of addressing the problem – it’s good to know that chiropractors can help in other ways. Here are 10 conditions you (probably) didn’t know the chiropractor could treat. Read More

A Word of Warning about the Chiropractic Franchise

We aren’t naming names, but there are a few chiropractic franchise options here in Reno. You may have seen these fast-food style chiropractic offices, which promise to get you in and out in minutes. Here’s why you should avoid these places and opt for an office that promises a thorough consultation. Read More

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