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What’s Better for Neck Pain – The Chiropractor or Massage Therapy?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBoth chiropractors and massage therapists treat patients with their hands, but that’s where the similarities end. Both might be a good option for isolated pain, however. If you’re struggling with neck pain, what’s better – a visit to the chiropractor or massage therapy? Here’s what to know about chiropractic care, massage therapy, and when one kind of treatment may be a better choice. Read More

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Is Neck Pain Causing My Headaches?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-neck-adjustmentYou may not give it much thought when you’re struggling through the pain of a headache, but the location and symptoms of a given headache may be affected by outside factors. If you’ve ever experienced headaches that vary in severity and location – a dull ache behind the ears and along the back of your skull or a throbbing temple, for example –  there may be something specific to blame. Neck pain can be a common culprit behind headaches. Read More

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3 Benefits of Chiropractic Care During the Summer

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-summer-chiropractic-careSchool is almost out for the summer, and most of us are making plans for long, relaxing days. In between the pool, the lake, and the vacations, there’s something else you should consider – a chiropractic adjustment or two. Here’s why. Read More

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7 Tips for Reducing Neck Pain

spinal-care-dr-lynelle-mcsweeneyWhen your neck hurts, life can be miserable. And, according to one study, somewhere between 10 and 21% of Americans will experience this misery at least once a year. If you work in an office, your chances of dealing with neck pain are even higher. And it gets worse – of those experiencing neck pain, the majority will experience chronic, recurrent pain, meaning it will come and go indefinitely. A literal pain in the neck, right? Here’s the silver lining – you can reduce your odds of neck pain with these seven tips. Read More

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Is My Sore Neck Giving Me a Headache?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-neck-adjustmentThrobbing temples, a dull ache behind the ears, a piercing pain everywhere – no matter where your headache is centered, it’s not something you want to experience again. Interestingly, a headache’s location and specific symptoms can be affected by outside factors. And that sore neck is one of them. Read More

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Three Ways Chiropractic Adjustments Help Your Sore Neck

Poor posture, a set with bad technique at the gym, even just an awkward position while you slept last night – there are all kinds of ways we can create soreness in our necks. But however you got it, all you want is for it to go away, right? A chiropractic adjustment may be just what you need. Here are three ways chiropractic adjustments help your sore neck. Read More

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Seven Signs to See a Chiropractor for Neck Pain

While a stiff neck isn’t uncommon, there’s a difference between minor tenderness and a serious problem. But how can you tell when your neck is “bad enough” to see the chiropractor? We’re making it easy! Here are seven signs to see a chiropractor for neck pain. Read More

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Neck Stretches vs. Neck Strengthening

Last week, we wrote about treatment options for neck pain and mentioned the value of chiropractic evaluations for posture and body mechanics, as well as for recommendations for stretches and exercises that can help with that sore neck. Today, we’re elaborating a bit on the topic of neck stretches versus neck exercises intended to strengthen those muscles. What’s the difference? And what’s the value of each? Let’s take a look. Read More

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Treatment Options for Neck Pain

There are far too many causes of neck pain in our daily lives, which is why some two thirds of the population will deal with it at least once. But whatever caused it, we’re guessing you just want it to feel better – fast! Good news. Today we’re looking at treatment options for that aching neck. Read More

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Can Neck Pain Be Causing My Headache?

That dull ache behind the ears, or the throbbing at the temples – no matter how your headache is located, it’s an unpleasant experience. Have you ever wondered what affects a headache’s location or unique symptoms? If you’re guessing that neck pain is a contributing factor, you’re right. Here’s why. Read More

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