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Core Conditioning for Lumbar Disc Health – A Guest Post

framework-personal-training-renoFramework Personal Training is a private, by-appointment fitness studio on Lakeside Drive here in Reno, and today, we’re excited to share a guest post written by Paul Fischer, the owner. He’s a patient of Dr. McSweeney’s, and we’re always impressed by his expertise. Today’s topic? Core conditioning for lumbar disc health. Take it away, Paul! Read More

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What Should I Know about Chiropractic Maintenance Care?

When it comes to chiropractic maintenance care, there are two big questions that tend to crop up. Some people wonder if they’ll need to keep seeing the chiropractic forever if they go once. Other people want to know exactly what maintenance care involves – visits every week? Every month? Let’s take a closer look at both questions. Here’s what you should know about chiropractic maintenance care. Read More

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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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I Feel Worse After Visiting the Chiropractor!

Most of the patients who visit Dr. McSweeney are looking for pain relief. Their back hurts, or it’s their neck or shoulder. Almost always, these issues have been a problem for some time but the pain has only recently become noticeable or problematic. But what happens if, following your adjustment, you feel worse? Read More

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My Adjustment Made Me Feel Worse – Is that Normal?

This is a great question. It’s actually not unusual for people to feel worse after beginning chiropractor care. Fortunately, it’s only temporary. Here’s why adjustments may make you feel worse in the beginning, and why it’s actually a good sign. Read More

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The Holiday S’s – And How to Survive

Ahh, the holidays! Depending on your point of view, it’s a time of merriment or headache, joy or heartache, happiness or stress. No matter how you look at the holiday season, we’re all at a greater risk of the four holiday S’s: Read More

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