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Four Ways the Chiropractor Can Help Relieve Stress this Holiday Season

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-for-stressWe live in stressful times. Between long work hours, our exposure to and dependency on devices, our largely sedentary existence, and negative media, stress and anxiety are par for the course. Add in the holiday season, and this can be a difficult time of year for many. Managing stress becomes a very necessary defense mechanism during the holidays and throughout the year, and things like exercise, proper nutrition, and quality sleep are more important than ever. The chiropractor can be another useful way to combat the side effects of anxiety and stress. Here are four ways the chiropractor can help relieve stress this holiday season and all year long. Read More

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Is it Safe to See the Chiropractor While I’m Pregnant?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chirorpactic-during-pregnancyPregnancy is an incomparable experience. But the wonder that comes from growing a tiny little person inside your own body is often rivaled by the startling changes that accompany such a miracle. And it can be a bumpy road! Between the aches and pains, the swollen ankles, and the building pressure, it’s a relief for many women to learn that seeing a chiropractor during pregnancy is not only safe, it’s beneficial too. Read More

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The Benefits of Percussive Therapy in Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-tools-percussorPatients of Dr. Lynelle McSweeney are no strangers to her many different tools. She begins all appointments with massage therapy to better prepare the muscles and joints for treatment, and now, she’s offering percussive therapy as well. Here are the many benefits of percussive therapy in chiropractic care. Read More

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A Warm Welcome to Dr. Porter’s Patients

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-2Greetings!

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of treating another Reno chiropractor, when Dr. Porter came into my office. Over the course of his treatment, we learned that our approach to chiropractic was strikingly similar. Dr. Porter also shared that he was looking for a local chiropractor not just for his own treatment, but for the care of all his patients. With plans for a leave of absence from his practice to complete research for specific studies and write a book, Dr. Porter first wanted to find someone he trusted. I’m pleased to tell you that our shared approach to care and treatment made his decision a little easier, and I want to formally welcome all of Dr. Porter’s patients. Read More

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Here’s the Deal with Tennis Elbow And How Chiropractic Can Help

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-tennis-elbowThe outside of your elbow has been really sore for weeks now. It’s hard to turn doorknobs, open the car door, even hold your cup of coffee! You’re not sure what’s wrong, but since you don’t play tennis, you know it can’t be tennis elbow, right? Wrong! Here’s the deal with tennis elbow, and how chiropractic can help. Read More

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The Chiropractor Treats More than Your Spine

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhen most people think about the chiropractor, they think of a doctor who “cracks your back.” And while chiropractors like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno certainly can help with back pain, there’s so much more they can do. Here’s why the chiropractor treats more than your spine. Read More

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Three Reasons to See the Chiro this Cold/Flu Season

cold-flu-season-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorCold and flu season is upon us, if you can believe it, and people are looking for ways to stay healthy as temperatures drop. One option that you may not have considered? A visit to the chiropractor! Here are three reasons to see the chiropractor this cold and flu season. Read More

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Do Chiropractic Adjustments Hurt?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-adjustment-before-after-massageIf you’ve never been to the chiropractor yourself, you’ve likely heard about people getting their “backs cracked.” Sounds painful, right? Here’s what to know about adjustments, including whether they’re painful. Spoiler – the answer is no! Read More

Can the Chiropractor Help with Tight Hamstrings?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-hamstringsHobbling around with stiff hamstrings isn’t fun, and people tend to assume that stretching is the answer. Here’s why stretching may not address the root of the problem, why the tightness always comes back, and whether a chiropractor like Dr. McSweeney here in Reno can help. Read More

Eight Reasons to See the Chiropractor – Besides Back Pain

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorYou may head straight to the chiropractor to help you with pain in your back, neck, hips or pelvis, but that’s not all the chiropractor can do. As more people begin seeking treatment options that address the problem itself instead of simply medicating the symptoms, here are eight reasons to see the chiropractor. Read More

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