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The Benefits of Low-Level Laser Therapy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-low-level-laser-therapy-renoDr. Lynelle McSweeney’s holistic approach to chiropractic care involves a variety of techniques and tools. We’re pleased to announce a new tool – low-level laser therapy. Here’s what to know about the benefits of low-level laser therapy, and why Dr. McSweeney may use it during your next visit. Read More

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The Link Between Back Pain and Sleep

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropracticIt doesn’t seem fair, but back pain and poor quality of sleep really do go hand in hand. Struggling with back pain can make sleep feel impossible, and insufficient sleep exacerbates back pain in a truly vicious cycle. Here are two reasons for the bad sleep/bad back link, and what you can do to improve your chances for better sleep. Read More

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Reviews of Dr. Lynelle McSweeney

We’re written before about Dr. McSweeney’s holistic approach to chiropractic, but sometimes it’s better to hear from the patients themselves. You can search online to find reviews on Google, Yelp, and Facebook, but to save time, here’s a recent round-up of reviews of Dr. McSweeney. Read More

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“She Really Gives Me What I Need Each Visit” — A Review of Dr. McSweeney

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-reviewWith regular chiropractic appointments for about the past 40 years, Merrilee Burke is no stranger to chiropractic. Six months ago, a good friend shared Dr. McSweeney’s name. And that’s when everything changed for Merrilee. Read More

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How Often Do I Need to See the Chiropractor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIt’s typical for people to have questions when they visit a holistic chiropractor like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno. They want to know what they can expect in terms of treatment, how they can keep back pain at bay, which supplements or stretches she might recommend, and if they need to come back. Visit frequency is also a very common question. There’s an unfortunate misconception that once you begin chiropractic treatment, you’re obliged to continue. That’s not the case. Here’s what to know if you’re debating how often you need to see the chiropractor. Read More

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5 Benefits of Better Posture

desk-jobWe’ve all heard that good posture is important, but not everyone can explain why. If you’re guilty of slouching or hunching, learning more about the benefits of a neutral spine may be the motivation you need to practice better posture. Learn how to achieve a neutral spine so you can enjoy these five benefits of better posture. Read More

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How Chiropractic Care Improves Holiday Stress

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-holiday-stressThe holiday season is a joyous time of year, but there’s no denying that things can get busy. Between shopping and parties, rich foods and time spent with family, there can be a lot of pressure to make everything magical and festive. The truth is, deviating from our usual routines while juggling more food, less sleep and less exercise, not to mention financial splurges and challenging family dynamics, can mean the holiday season is synonymous with stress and anxiety. Fortunately, you have resources. Here’s how chiropractic care can help improve holiday stress. Read More

Chiropractic Techniques — The Role of Electrotherapy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-electrotherapyLast week, we wrote about the arthrostim, one of the chiropractic tools Dr. McSweeney uses in her Reno practice. While the most important tool is her own hands, different tools and techniques give Dr. McSweeney options for dealing with the unique conditions of her patients. Electrotherapy is one of them. Read More

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Chiropractic Tools – The Arthrostim

arthrostim-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-renoDr. McSweeney in Reno uses a variety of different chiropractic techniques to treat her patients. Since every patient is unique, there can be no one-size-fits-all treatment plan. One of the tools she uses frequently is an arthrostim. It’s a useful instrument that gives Dr. McSweeney the flexibility to effectively and efficiently treat the unique needs of different patients. Read More

How Chiropractors Can Help – And How They Can’t

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhile it’s conventional wisdom that the chiropractor can help with pain in the back or neck, that’s not telling the whole story. As a branch of medicine, chiropractic treats disorders in both the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, as well as the effects they have on the body as a whole. That means chiropractors can treat people for a surprising range of conditions – though not everything. Here’s how chiropractors can help – and how they can’t. Read More

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