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New Study Finds Probiotics Lower COVID-19 Remission Rates

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-probiotics-covid-19A placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial just submitted for peer review has some exciting news. COVID-19 patients who took probiotics daily for a full month had lower remission rates and a shorter timeline of both symptoms and viral load. Read More

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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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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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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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Where to Find Muscle Testing, or Applied Kinesiology, in Reno

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiroIf you’ve ever visited Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s holistic chiropractic practice here in Reno for treatment, it’s very likely you’ve been the recipient of a unique form of muscle testing. She uses this tool, along with many others, to identify the issues causing your pain and discomfort. There’s some amount of controversy surrounding the efficacy of muscle testing. Here’s why Dr. McSweeney uses a particular form of muscle testing, which she prefers to call muscle-to-nerve testing, and how it benefits you as a patient. Read More

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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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The Many Uses of Cold Laser Therapy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-cold-laser-therapyDr. Lynelle McSweeney offers holistic chiropractic care to patients here in her Reno practice, and among her many tools and techniques is cold laser therapy. It’s a versatile technology that can be used for medical and cosmetic procedures, running the gamut from pain management to fat loss treatments. But you may be wondering what it really is, and how it actually works. Here’s what to understand about the many applications of cold laser therapy. Read More

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