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Non-Medicated Pain Relief through Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-back-painIt’s pretty common in today’s world to reach for over-the-counter pain relievers when you’re feeling out of sorts with a headache, an aching back, sore joints, or some other physical ailment. And while these medications may seem benign, they can present their own issues, including liver damage, gastrointestinal bleeding, and more. So how about an alternative? Here’s when non-medicated pain relief through chiropractic care may be a better option. Read More

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Tips for Finding the Right Reno Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIf you look online for chiropractors in Reno, NV, you won’t be disappointed. But you might be overwhelmed by the 400,000 hits that come up. Where do you begin? How do you know you’re choosing the right chiropractor for your needs? It’s not as difficult as it may seem. Here are a few tips for finding the right Reno chiropractor. Read More

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7 Ways to Keep Back Pain at Bay

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-back-painBlame your desk job, your mattress, or your last workout, but no matter the cause, back pain is no fun. There is good news, though. Your friendly neighborhood chiropractor can help you feel better, and there are things you can try at home to keep back pain away. Read More

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How a Chiropractor Helps People Who Sit or Stand All Day

desk-jobSitting around all day may sound relaxing, but anyone who works a desk job can likely tell you otherwise. Excessive sitting is surprisingly stressful to both the spine and lower extremities, which can cause joint restrictions that create back pain and discomfort. Those restricted joints can also lead to a host of other problems, including improper joint movement and compromised nerve flow to organs and tissues. So how can a chiropractor help? 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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Six Signs You Might Need a New Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-best-reno-chirpractorWhen it comes to chiropractors, just like anything, there are good ones and there are bad ones. Fortunately, it’s not too tricky to distinguish the chiropractors who can really help you, and the ones who aren’t going to do much to help you. Here are six signs you might need a new chiropractor. Read More

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Five Surprising Benefits of Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractic-techniques-renoYou may know that the chiropractor is a great choice when you need relief from back or neck pain, or even for headaches. But taking care of your spine has additional benefits beyond pain relief in that low back or neck. Here are five surprising benefits of chiropractic care. Read More

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The Effect of Bad Posture on Mood and Energy

 

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-bad-posture 2It’s a troublesome side effect of our increasingly tech-heavy world – the drooping head and hunched shoulder pose that we adopt at our computer or with our phones. The more often we assume the pose, the more our muscles and ligaments begin perceiving it as normal. The resulting poor posture doesn’t just affect our physical health and aesthetic, it can negatively impact our mood, energy levels, even our cognitive performance. Read More

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How Sleeping Habits Affect Back Pain

tired-manToday’s guest post was written by the sleep experts at The Sleep Help institute, an online resource for sleep health and tips to help readers get a better night’s sleep.

If you have back pain, you have probably spent some nights staring at the ceiling and wishing you could get to sleep. It’s well known that dealing with pain can make it harder to get to sleep. However, fewer people are aware of how this lack of sleep can affect their back pain in turn. Unfortunately, back pain and sleep can become a vicious cycle. When you can’t sleep due to back pain, the pain may be perceived as worse than it is, which makes it more difficult to sleep. Read More

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My Chiropractic Adjustment Made Me Feel Worse!

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropracticWhen your back or neck is out of alignment and causing pain, going to the chiropractor is a good idea. But what happens if your chiropractic adjustment makes you feel worse? Here’s why that may happen, and why it’s not actually a bad thing. Read More

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