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What to Look for in a Reno Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIf you look online for chiropractors here in Reno, you might find more than you bargained for. With the roughly 341,000 hits that come up in under one second, where do you begin? How do you know which chiropractor is right for your needs? It’s worth spending a bit of time researching your options. Here’s what to look for in a Reno chiropractor. Read More

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Is it Normal to Feel Worse After an Adjustment?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorAfter waking up to serious neck or back pain and toughing it out for a day or two, you finally make it over to the chiropractor. You feel much better right after your treatment, but within a few hours, you’re feeling worse. What gives? Did your chiropractor do something wrong? Here’s why it’s normal to feel worse after an adjustment. Read More

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Why Blaming Pain on the Way You Slept Isn’t the Whole Story

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropracticHave you ever woken up and felt pain in your neck, back, or hips, and assumed you must have “slept wrong?” It’s something Dr. McSweeney hears quite often in her Reno chiropractic office. Are people really injuring themselves while they’re asleep? And why does it seem more common with adults, and not children? Considering how acrobatic many sleeping children seem to be, you’d think they’d be the ones waking up feeling sore. Here’s why blaming pain on the way you slept isn’t the whole story. Read More

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5 Things Every Chiropractic Patient Should Know

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-five-things-chiropractic-patients-should-knowIt’s hard to argue with the concept of taking an active role in your health. Your doctor, therapist, dentist, eye doctor, and other members of your health care team are undoubtedly very well qualified. But if you aren’t doing your part to take care of your body, mind, teeth, and eyes, well, you’re setting those professionals up for failure. Even the world’s best dentist will have a hard time keeping your teeth in great shape if you never brush or floss. The same logic applies to your spine, but it seems to be much harder for people to understand. With that in mind, here are five things every chiropractic patient should know. Read More

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Yoga and Chiropractic Care – A Good Combination?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-yogaYoga and chiropractic are two entirely different methods of care. And yet, they’re wonderfully complementary. Here’s why yoga and holistic chiropractic are such a good combination, and why incorporating both methods of treatment into your health care is so worthwhile. Read More

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Improve Your Posture for Reduced Back Pain – Here’s How

dr-lynelle-mcsweeny-reno-chiropractor-good-posturePoor posture is primarily a bad habit, and at one time or another, most of us are guilty of it. It’s not just an unflattering aesthetic – poor posture, whether we’re sitting, standing, or even lying down, can wreak havoc on your back and neck. Here’s how to improve your posture for reduced back pain. Read More

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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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