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A Holistic, Multi-Technique Approach to Chiropractic

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-holistic-chiropractic-renoDoctors of chiropractic are trained in many chiropractic techniques. If you’ve ever visited a chiropractor, you’ve likely experienced different kinds of treatments. And while some chiropractors practice exclusively in a certain technique, others prefer a different approach. Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno takes a holistic, multi-technique approach to chiropractic. Here’s why. Read More

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The Activator Method of Chiropractic

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-activator-methodWhile many people associate the chiropractor with twisting and turning, adjustments can actually be performed in many ways. Dr. McSweeney here in Reno uses a holistic approach to chiropractic that involves a variety of techniques and treatment methods. One of them is the activator method, which involves the use of a small, hand-held tool to deliver precise, targeted, gentle pressure. Here’s what it is, and how it works. Read More

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Can a Chiropractor Help with Tight Muscles?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWe’ve all struggled with aching muscles before, and it’s no picnic. If you’ve ever stood at the bottom of a flight of stairs and wondered how on earth you were going to make it to to the top, you know what we’re talking about. Most muscle soreness has a discernible source and goes away on its own in a few days or faster. But some muscle tightness and pain can linger. In that case, can a chiropractor help with tight muscles? Read More

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Can Holistic Chiropractic Help Seasonal Allergies?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-holistic-chiropractic-seasonal-allergiesIt’s hard to tell, but warmer days really are just ahead. And with warming weather here in Reno and Sparks comes budding flowers and leaves, longer days, and… seasonal allergies! Runny noses, itchy eyes, sneezing and wheezing – these are all symptoms of seasonal springtime allergies that create hypersensitivity to pollen and other environmental substances. So, can holistic chiropractic help seasonal allergies? Here’s what to know. Read More

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Here’s What to Know about the Holistic Benefits of Chiropractic

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorThere’s a growing trend toward alternative healthcare. And it makes sense. People are growing increasingly distrustful of the for-profit pharmaceutical industry and finding some of the side effects of traditional medicine not worth the benefit. Chiropractic is arguably the most popular form of holistic healthcare. But if you’re wondering what that really means, you aren’t alone. Here’s what to know about the holistic benefits of chiropractic. Read More

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Can A Holistic Chiropractor Help with Fertility?

reno-chiropractor-for-infertilityInfertility can be a daunting experience for couples trying to conceive. Since the diagnosis of infertility isn’t given until a couple has been trying to conceive for at least one year without success, practicing patience is critical. That can be an enormous challenge, and it’s not unusual for people to search for information and advice. One avenue that’s often considered? Chiropractic care. But can a holistic chiropractor help with infertility? Read More

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What Makes Holistic Chiropractic Different?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-holistic-chiropractic-renoWhile modern medicine is effective in many ways, it’s not always the answer to every health problem. In fact, when it comes to spine, posture, and nervous system conditions, there are few medications or surgeries that offer resolution. In these instances, holistic chiropractic care can be a better alternative, making you feel better naturally. Here’s what makes holistic chiropractic different. Read More

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Holistic Chiropractic Care in Reno

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-spine-health-2018Chiropractic care is inherently holistic, in that it’s a healthcare philosophy is based on the idea that a whole functioning body is greater than the sum of its parts. But the practice of chiropractic today tends to focus entirely on relieving musculoskeletal pain – and that’s it. Holistic chiropractic care like the treatment offered at Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s office in Reno, addresses physical pain by also allowing for the proper flow of vital energy in the body. Here’s what that really means. Read More

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Two Tests to Determine Hip Pain from Low Back Pain

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You can differentiate your hip from your low back, of course, but determining the origin of pain in that general area is a little harder than you might realize. If you’re struggling with pain in your hip – or your low back – and you’re looking for relief, Dr. McSweeney can help you identify the real issue. Here are two tests to determine hip back from low back pain.

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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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