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Staying Active for Your Body and Mind During the Pandemic

dr-mcsweeny-reno-fitness-during-pandemicThe pandemic is dragging on, and while it’s tempting to skip workouts, staying active is important for your body and mind during these challenging times. Understanding the toll that coronavirus-related concerns have on our healthy habits, and the role of fitness in our overall health, makes that really clear. Here’s what to know about fitness during the pandemic. Read More

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Posture Tips If You’re Still Working From Home

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-bad-posture 2Working remotely is a reality for many of us, with some estimates claiming a full half of the entire American workforce is calling in from the sofa (or dining table). If you aren’t fortunate enough to have a full home office at the ready, your remote workstation may be putting you in a bad spot – literally. Poor posture, especially for hours on end, can create all kinds of issues in the body. Luckily, they’re preventable. Here are a few posture tips if you’re still working from home. Read More

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A Pain Management Package from Dr. McSweeney for Home Care

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiroWith the COVID-19 pandemic continuing its toll, people are adapting to our new normal. Chiropractic care is considered essential, and we’re happy to share exciting news. We’ve partnered with a company to facilitate rehabilitation and pain management from your own home – and it’s 100% covered by insurance. Here’s what to expect with a pain management package from Dr. McSweeney for home care. Read More

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“She Really Gives Me What I Need Each Visit” — A Review of Dr. McSweeney

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-reviewWith regular chiropractic appointments for about the past 40 years, Merrilee Burke is no stranger to chiropractic. Six months ago, a good friend shared Dr. McSweeney’s name. And that’s when everything changed for Merrilee. Read More

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How Chiropractic Helps the Immune System

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBetween cold and flu season and more serious health issues like autoimmune disorders, inflammatory diseases, and cancers, we all understand the role of a strong immune system. Still, it’s one of those things we take for granted until it’s no longer effective. As more people are seeking chiropractic care not only for pain in the spine and neck, they’re discovering one of its big benefits – a robust immune system. Here’s how chiropractic helps the immune system. 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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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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