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Dr. McSweeney’s Patients Find Relief with Vibration Therapy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-vibration-therapy-renoOne of the hallmarks of Dr. McSweeney’s chiropractic practice in Reno is her holistic approach to care. Her use of multiple tools and techniques sets her apart from other chiropractors in the region, because every patient receives truly personalized care based on their needs. One of the latest tools in her medical bag? Vibration therapy. Read More

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What is Percussive Therapy and How Does It Help?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-percussorPercussive therapy is having a moment, with handheld devices being marketed for home use. But patients of Dr. McSweeney are already familiar with percussive therapy, even if they don’t know it. That’s because Dr. McSweeney uses massage therapy before any adjustment to properly prepare the muscle and joints for treatment. Here’s what to understand about percussive therapy and why it’s so helpful. Read More

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Feel Worse After Seeing the Chiropractor? Here’s Why

dr-mcsweeney-reno-feel-worse-after-seeing-chiropractorGoing to the chiropractor because you’re struggling with pain in the back, neck or hips can bring much-needed relief. But what happens when the initial relief you experience with your chiropractor subsides, and you actually start feeling worse? It happens, and it’s not a sign that something went wrong. If you feel worse after seeing the chiropractor, here’s why. Read More

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What is the Chiropractic Percussor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-percussorPatients at Dr. McSweeney’s chiropractic office here in Reno, Nevada, are familiar with the percussor. It’s one of many tools that Dr. McSweeney uses in her holistic approach to chiropractic. But what is it exactly, and how is it beneficial? Here’s what to know about the percussor and its many advantages as a therapeutic tool. Read More

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Dr. McSweeney Featured in Article for mindbodygreen

dr-lynelle-mcsweeny-reno-upper-back-stretchesDr. McSweeney’s holistic approach to chiropractic care means she uses a variety of techniques and tools to find just the right treatment for her patients. In many instances, she’ll suggest nutritional supplements, foods to add or avoid, and tips for appropriate exercises and stretches. Recently, she was the featured expert in an article about upper back stretches for mindbodygreen, where she shared her favorite stretches to relieve pain the upper back. Read More

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Dr. McSweeney’s Form of Muscle Testing in Reno

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-reviewAnyone who has been treated by Dr. Lynelle McSweeney, a holistic chiropractor here in Reno, has likely experienced her unique form of muscle testing. It’s one of many tools she uses to identify causes of pain and discomfort. Despite some  controversy surrounding muscle testing, or applied kinesiology, Dr. McSweeney’s form of muscle testing in Reno has proven to be very effective for her patients. Read More

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Four Reasons to Make Chiropractic Care Part of Your Wellness Routine in 2021

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorChiropractic care may be best known for making an aching back or sore neck feel better, but it’s actually a specialized field that focuses on the relationship between the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system. Dr. McSweeney, a holistic chiropractor here in Reno, helps maintain the structural integrity of her patients’ spines, which has the cumulative effect of relieving pressure on surrounding tissues and improving overall health. As we look ahead to a bright new year, here are four reasons to consider making chiropractic care part of your wellness routine in 2021. Read More

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6 Tips to Boost the Immune System

dr-mcsweeney-reno-boost-immune-systemA strong immune system is important all the time, but these days, people are more tuned in to its value than usual. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help keep your immune system healthy. Here are six tips to boost the immune system. Read More

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Laser Technology for Effective Pain Management in Reno

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-low-level-laser-therapyAs we head into darker, shorter days and the pandemic continues, we want you to know that we’re taking strict precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. During this three-week pause, Dr. McSweeney is here to help. Chronic pain can’t always wait, and we have options like pain management kits for home care and the EVRL, an FDA-cleared class IV laser for effective pain management here in Reno. Read More

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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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