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The Chiropractic Activator – A Primer

Dr. McSweeney uses several tools to help her treat patients safely and effectively. One of them is the activator, or what some of her younger patients have dubbed, “the clicky thing.” If you’ve ever wondered what exactly it is, and how exactly it works, read on! Read More

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A Word of Warning about the Chiropractic Franchise

We aren’t naming names, but there are a few chiropractic franchise options here in Reno. You may have seen these fast-food style chiropractic offices, which promise to get you in and out in minutes. Here’s why you should avoid these places and opt for an office that promises a thorough consultation. Read More

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Looking for Reno Chiropractic Care?

There are many reasons you may be looking for Reno chiropractic care. From a sore hip to low back pain, chronic migraines or foot problems, Dr. Lynelle McSweeney is here to help.

Meet Dr. McSweeney, Reno Chiropractor

Dr. McSweeney offers specialized chiropractic care to patients here in Reno and northern Nevada to provide pain relief from back, hip, neck and other kinds of pain. She treats adults, teens, children and infants.

With her ongoing education, Dr. McSweeney is committed to bringing the latest and greatest chiropractic technologies and techniques to our community. She has been in practice for over ten years, and she has a calm, thorough approach to treatment. Before making any recommendations or adjustments, Dr. McSweeney listens carefully to her patients and conducts a range of assessments to determine chiropractic care will bring any relief or benefit. Only then will she offer her treatment recommendations.

 Chiropractic Care – What to Expect

There’s a first time for everything, and you may have questions about what you can expect at a chiropractic visit.

  • Paperwork & discussion – First visits usually last between 30 and 45 minutes, and most of that will spent in discussion. Dr. McSweeney wants to learn all she can about your symptoms, so she’ll ask you to complete paperwork that will give her a comprehensive overview of your personal activity, lifestyle, nutritional, pharmacological and medical histories.
  • Physical assessment – Dr. McSweeney focuses on your problem areas by moving you through a physical assessment. It helps her identify asymmetries and/or dysfunctional movement patterns. Other tests Dr. McSweeney performs include orthopedic tests, a body read and a palpatory exam.
  • Treatment recommendations – Your treatment will depend on a number of factors, and might include therapies like moist heat, myofacial release techniques, chiropractic adjustments, electrical stimulation or ultrasound, and more

Learn more about your first chiropractic appointment with Dr. McSweeney. Above all, her goal is to get you out of pain and out of her office so you can continue with your day. If you’re in Reno and you need chiropractic car, this is a wonderful place to start.

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