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10 Conditions You Didn’t Know the Chiropractor Could Treat

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhile most of us know the chiropractor is a great choice for treating back, neck and hip pain, chiropractic care isn’t just limited to aches and pains. As more and more people look for non-pharmaceutical options – treatment options that offer more than simply medicating the symptoms instead of addressing the problem – it’s good to know that chiropractors can help in other ways. Here are 10 conditions you (probably) didn’t know the chiropractor could treat. Read More

What Should I Know about Chiropractic Maintenance Care?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-best-reno-chirpractorWhen 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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Three Ways Chiropractic Adjustments Help Your Sore Neck

Poor posture, a set with bad technique at the gym, even just an awkward position while you slept last night – there are all kinds of ways we can create soreness in our necks. But however you got it, all you want is for it to go away, right? A chiropractic adjustment may be just what you need. Here are three ways chiropractic adjustments help your sore neck. 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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3 Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Get this – 80% of women don’t receive any kind of treatment for muscle pain related to their pregnancies. It makes sense, since women tend to avoid unnecessary medications during pregnancy. But chiropractic care is drug free, and it’s incredibly effective at relieving those pregnancy-related aches and pains. And that’s not all. Here are three benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy. Read More

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3 Things to Know About Your Chiropractor

The chiropractor is a mystifying doctor to many people, and that’s because they’re not really sure what the chiropractor actually does. The best way to characterize the chiropractor is as a doctor who addresses bone and joint pain and works as a complement to traditional medicine. Here are three things to know about your chiropractor – what they do, and what they don’t do. Read More

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Do I Need a Chiropractic Adjustment or a Massage?

Your lower back is killing you, and it’s impossible to get comfortable in your desk chair or on the couch. Your neck is so stiff you can barely look over your shoulder when you’re driving, and you can feel a headache building. So should you visit your chiropractor, or book a massage? Here’s how to choose between a chiropractic adjustment and a massage. Read More

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The Beneficial Pairing of Chiropractic & Yoga

Recently, we read a wonderful description of yoga and chiropractic as the “peanut butter and jelly of complementary care.” What a great visual! While yoga and chiropractic are two entirely different methods of treatment, the combination is incredibly beneficial. Here’s why yoga and chiropractic work together so nicely, and why you should consider incorporating both methods of treatment into your health care regimen. Read More

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