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Do Multivitamins and Supplements Actually Work?

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-nutritionAs more and more studies link common supplements like daily multivitamins to minimal or even negative results, it’s understandable that people are having second thoughts. They want to know whether multivitamins and supplements actually work, and it’s a good question to ask. But there’s a caveat to the answer that changes everything. Read More

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What Holistic Chiropractic with Dr. Lynelle McSweeney Really Means

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorLike other medical fields, chiropractic has its specialties. There are doctors of chiropractic who practice with a single technique, and others who employ a multi-faceted approach. Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno is of the former variety. Her motivation is simple – every patient is an individual with individual needs, which necessitates an individualized approach to their care and treatment. Today, we’re sharing with holistic chiropractic with Dr. McSweeney really means. Read More

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Can Chiropractic Care Help a Baby with Colic?

chiropractic-care-babies-colic-dr-lynelle-mcsweeneyHaving a newborn is an incredible experience, but it’s also a time of sleep deprivation and high emotion. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed with a new baby in the home, and that’s especially true if your baby has colic. Estimates vary, but somewhere between 10 and 20 percent of new babies deal with this condition, which drives overwhelmed new parents to search for solutions. Is chiropractic one of them? Here’s what to know about the benefits of chiropractic care for babies with colic. Read More

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What to Look for in a Reno Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIf you look online for chiropractors here in Reno, you might find more than you bargained for. With the roughly 341,000 hits that come up in under one second, where do you begin? How do you know which chiropractor is right for your needs? It’s worth spending a bit of time researching your options. Here’s what to look for in a Reno chiropractor. Read More

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4 Common Misconceptions about Chiropractors

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-back-painModern chiropractic care is an evidence-based practice bringing pain relief to millions of Americans every year. Still, public perception of chiropractic care isn’t always positive. The right information goes a long way, and this is what Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno wants everyone to understand about chiropractic care. Here are four common misconceptions about chiropractors. Read More

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What to Expect the First Time you Visit the Chiropractor

reno-chiropractor-lynelle-mcsweeneyIf you’re unsure of what the chiropractor really does, it’s normal to feel a little nervous before your first visit. That’s especially true if you’ve spent some time researching local chiropractors, like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno, because there are so many different philosophies and techniques. How can you be sure you’re choosing the right chiropractor? If you’re coming to see Dr. McSweeney for the first time, here’s what you can expect. Read More

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Is it Normal to Feel Worse After an Adjustment?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorAfter waking up to serious neck or back pain and toughing it out for a day or two, you finally make it over to the chiropractor. You feel much better right after your treatment, but within a few hours, you’re feeling worse. What gives? Did your chiropractor do something wrong? Here’s why it’s normal to feel worse after an adjustment. Read More

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Chiropractic Techniques Used in Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s Reno Practice

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorDoctors 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. Dr. Lynelle McSweeney prefers to have a variety of chiropractic techniques at her disposal. Everyone is different, and she finds the assumption that a single technique will work across the board rather limiting. If you visit Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s Reno practice, here are some of the chiropractic techniques you might experience. Read More

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Why Blaming Pain on the Way You Slept Isn’t the Whole Story

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropracticHave you ever woken up and felt pain in your neck, back, or hips, and assumed you must have “slept wrong?” It’s something Dr. McSweeney hears quite often in her Reno chiropractic office. Are people really injuring themselves while they’re asleep? And why does it seem more common with adults, and not children? Considering how acrobatic many sleeping children seem to be, you’d think they’d be the ones waking up feeling sore. Here’s why blaming pain on the way you slept isn’t the whole story. Read More

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5 Things Every Chiropractic Patient Should Know

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-five-things-chiropractic-patients-should-knowIt’s hard to argue with the concept of taking an active role in your health. Your doctor, therapist, dentist, eye doctor, and other members of your health care team are undoubtedly very well qualified. But if you aren’t doing your part to take care of your body, mind, teeth, and eyes, well, you’re setting those professionals up for failure. Even the world’s best dentist will have a hard time keeping your teeth in great shape if you never brush or floss. The same logic applies to your spine, but it seems to be much harder for people to understand. With that in mind, here are five things every chiropractic patient should know. Read More

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