Category Archives: Benefits of Chiropractic

3 Benefits of Chiropractic Care this Holiday Season

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While the holidays are often a time of joy, that’s not the case for everyone. And between the rich foods and sweets, the financial hit from long gift lists, and increased socializing, you may find yourself compromising on your health. But it doesn’t have to be that way. A little preventative care can go a very long way, which is why we’re sharing three benefits of chiropractic care this holiday season.
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Nine Benefits of Chiropractic Care & Where to Find it in Reno

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Would you be surprised to learn that back pain is the second most common reason Americans visit their doctor? Increasingly, people are interested in options beyond medication and surgery, which means more and more patients are exploring chiropractic for treatment with back and neck pain. But that’s not all chiropractic care offers. Here are nine benefits of chiropractic care and where to find it in Reno. Read More

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Common Questions (and Answers!) about the Chiropractor

faqs-about-chiropractor-reno-dr-mcsweeneyIf you’re new to the idea of visiting a chiropractor for back and neck pain, you may surprised to learn that chiropractic care can treat all sorts of health issues. Here in Reno, Dr. McSweeney and Dr. Allen field a lot of the same questions from people who are visiting the chiropractor for the first time. Read on for common questions (and answers!) about the chiropractor.

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7 Signs It’s Time to See the Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIt’s pretty typical for people to head to the chiropractor when something isn’t right. Maybe their lower back has been tight for ages, or they can’t comfortably turn their head. Either way, many people have a habit of visiting the chiropractor when they simply can’t tolerate their symptoms any longer. And while that’s certainly an option, there are benefits to seeing the chiropractor for other reasons too. Here are eight signs it’s time to see the chiropractor.  Read More

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Should I see the Chiropractor or Get a Massage for Neck Pain?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-neck-pain-causing-headachesNeck pain is, well, a pain in the neck. But are you better off spending money on a visit to the chiropractor or getting a massage? Both specialists work with their hands, and both can help resolve isolated pain. So when is one better than the other? Actually, there’s a pretty simple way to decide. Read More

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How Often Do I Need to Visit my Chiropractor?

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People seeing a chiropractor for the first time often have questions. What should they expect in terms of treatment? How can they keep back/neck/hip pain at bay? Which supplements or stretches are recommended? One of the biggest questions relates to frequency. Do they need to come back? At Dr. McSweeney’s holistic chiropractic office here in Reno, we’re well aware of the misconception that once you start chiropractic treatment, you need to continue. That’s not the case at our practice, and it shouldn’t automatically be the case anywhere else, either. Here’s what to understand about how often you should visit your chiropractor. Read More

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The Three Stages of Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-3-stages-chiropracticMany people assume that chiropractic care is what you get when you throw out your back or you can’t turn your head. And while it’s true that a chiropractor can certainly help in those scenarios, they can do quite a bit more than that. Chiropractors, like Dr. McSweeney here in Reno, actually specialize in three stages of chiropractic care. Here’s how they benefit you. Read More

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Three Reasons Young Adults Benefit from Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-young-adultslynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-young-adultsdr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-young-adultsThe idea of chiropractic care for young adults, children, and even infants can take some people by surprise. But while young adults — tweens, teens, young adults — may be at different stages of physical and mental development, they share a number of similarities. Between rapid growth, screen time, and athletics, their bodies are going through a lot. Here are three reasons young adults benefit from chiropractic care. Read More

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Can Chiropractors Help with Shoulder Pain?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-care-for-shouder-painTenderness, limited range of motion, outright pain — if you’re experiencing any of this in your shoulder, you may be leaning on pain medications to get by. But you have other options, and the chiropractor is one of them. Here’s how chiropractors, like Dr. McSweeney here in Reno, help shoulder pain. Read More

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Three Benefits of Getting Adjusted

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorWhile many people associate chiropractic care with back and neck pain, there’s a lot more to it. The human body is an amazingly complex machine, and there’s a lot of overlap in the myriad of systems and processes that keep it running. That’s why something going wrong here can have an effect over there. That’s also why a hip adjustment, for example, can make not only your hip feel better, but improve the body in ways you wouldn’t have expected. Here are three benefits of getting adjusted. Read More

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