Tag Archives: holistic chiropractic care

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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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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Headaches from Wildfire Smoke? Chiropractic Care May Help

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-care-headaches-wildfire-smokeWith wildfires raging through much of California, unhealthy air quality is affecting residents outside the state. Here in Northern Nevada, we’ve been dealing with smokey skies for weeks, and it’s likely having a very real impact on your health. If you’re struggling with headaches from wildfire smoke, chiropractic care may help. 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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The Link Between Back Pain and Sleep

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropracticIt doesn’t seem fair, but back pain and poor quality of sleep really do go hand in hand. Struggling with back pain can make sleep feel impossible, and insufficient sleep exacerbates back pain in a truly vicious cycle. Here are two reasons for the bad sleep/bad back link, and what you can do to improve your chances for better sleep. 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 Often Do I Need to See the Chiropractor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIt’s typical for people to have questions when they visit a holistic chiropractor like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno. They want to know what they can expect in terms of treatment, how they can keep back pain at bay, which supplements or stretches she might recommend, and if they need to come back. Visit frequency is also a very common question. There’s an unfortunate misconception that once you begin chiropractic treatment, you’re obliged to continue. That’s not the case. Here’s what to know if you’re debating how often you need to see the chiropractor. Read More

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Chiropractic Techniques — The Role of Electrotherapy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-electrotherapyLast week, we wrote about the arthrostim, one of the chiropractic tools Dr. McSweeney uses in her Reno practice. While the most important tool is her own hands, different tools and techniques give Dr. McSweeney options for dealing with the unique conditions of her patients. Electrotherapy is one of them. 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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