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Chiropractic For Allergies – Does It Work?

spring-leavesOur spring e-newsletter just hit inboxes, because despite recent snowstorms, winter is technically over. As the weather begins to warm in the coming weeks, flowers will bud, leaves will grow, days will become longer, and for many, allergy season will be in full effect. Runny noses, itchy eyes, sneezing and wheezing – these are all symptoms of hay fever, an allergy that creates hypersensitivity to pollen and other environmental substances. So, does chiropractic care for allergies work? You might be surprised.
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Back Pain? Try Changing Your Diet.

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorDesk jockeys will try anything to alleviate the strain in their backs, necks and shoulders – the result of sitting at that desk for way too long. From swapping the chair for a yoga ball to ditching the desk for a treadmill, there’s no end to the creativity. If this sounds familiar and you’re desperate for a solution, have you considered changing your diet? Here’s why. Read More

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Should You Get a Massage Before or After You See the Chiropractor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-adjustment-before-after-massageOne of our most-read blog posts answers the question, “Do I need a chiropractic adjustment or massage?” Today, we’re touching on the same topic. Chiropractic care and massage therapy can be wonderful complementary therapies, but should you get a massage before or after you see the chiropractor? Read More

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Here’s How a Strong Core Can Reduce Back Pain

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBack pain can vacillate between mildly uncomfortable to debilitating, but it’s never welcome. What if we told you there was a way to strengthen the muscles in your back and minimize that back pain? It doesn’t involve medication, or even an adjustment. It’s something you can do daily or a few times a week, and it brings with it a slew of additional benefits. We’re talking about exercise and specifically, building your core. Here’s how a strong core can reduce back pain. Read More


How Does Chiropractic Care Help the Immune System?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWe’re smack in the middle of a terrible cold and flu season – even the dogs are dealing with it! People are slathering on hand sanitizer, dosing up on nutritional supplements and wondering what else they can do to stay healthy. If you’re one of them, have you considered visiting the chiropractor? You may associate the chiropractor with back and neck pain care, but here’s how chiropractic care helps the immune system. Read More

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Chiropractic Techniques in Dr. McSweeney’s Reno Practice

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractic-techniques-renoDoctors of chiropractic are trained in a variety of chiropractic techniques. If you’ve ever visited a chiropractor here in Reno, or anywhere, you may have experienced different treatments or read about different techniques. Some chiropractors practice exclusively in a certain technique, while others take a different approach. Read More

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How Often Do I Need to be Adjusted?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorThere are lots of reasons that people visit the chiropractor, but a common question relates to frequency. How often do you need to be adjusted? The right answer depends on the patient, the condition and the chiropractor. Read More


Should I See the Chiropractor for My Headaches?

headache-chiropractic-careHeadaches come in all shapes and sizes, but across the board, they’re wildly unpleasant. Think about how you manage headaches – do you do your best to ignore it? Take some OTC pain pills and wait for the pain to go away? Stop everything and hide out in a dark room? But what about visiting the chiropractor? Should you see the chiropractor for headaches? Read More


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