Category Archives: Holistic chiropractic care

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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Here’s How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Springtime Allergies

dr lynelle mcsweeney spring chiropractic spring allergies - Here's How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Springtime AllergiesIn typical northern Nevada fashion, we’ve cycled through all four seasons this month. It seems like we’re turning a corner, and one thing is certain — springtime allergies are kicking into gear. But before you load up on antihistamines, we’re sharing an alternative. Here’s how chiropractic care can help with springtime allergies. Read More

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5 Traits of a Good Chiropractor

dr-mcsweeney-reno-signs-good-chiropractorIf you’ve ever received really amazing or really terrible healthcare, the experience likely sticks out in your mind. And while we very much hope your experience was a good one, that’s not the case for everyone. For some people, poor care with a particular doctor or chiropractor is enough to turn them off for good. It’s unfortunate, because chiropractic care in particular can help with a range of ailments. The key is finding a chiropractor you can trust, and knowing what to look for can help. Here are five traits of a good chiropractor. Read More

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7 Common Causes of Back Pain

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-common-causes-back-painBack pain is ubiquitous. Four in five adults will experience it at least once, and it’s the most commonly reported type of pain —  beating knee and shoulder pain, joint pain, and even headaches. Considering the role your back plays in just about any movement you make, it makes sense. But what’s happening to cause all that pain? Read on for seven common causes of back pain, plus what you can do to feel better.

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Why Chiropractic Care Supports Your 2022 Health Goals

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-to-support-2022-health-goalsNew year, new you! If you’re one of the countless Americans setting health-related goals in 2022, you’re on the right track. And whether that involves exercising more consistently, eating more mindfully, or better managing stressors in your life, here’s how chiropractic care will support your 2022 health goals. Read More

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4 Reasons to see the Chiropractor During the Winter

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reasons-see-chiro-winterBetween holiday stress and cold weather, winter months can make us feel our aches and pain much more acutely. But whether you’re navigating a winter cold, seasonal depression, or just feeling stiff, chiropractic care can go a long way. Here are four reasons to see the chiropractor during the winter. Read More

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Treating Hip Pain with Chiropractic

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractic-for-hip-painChronic hip pain can have a number of causes, and sedentary lifestyles leading to anterior pelvic shifts are often a big contributor. The good news? A multi-technique approach combining chiropractic adjustments, realignment, and massage therapy can often alleviate symptoms. If you’re hoping to treat hip pain with chiropractic care, here’s what you can expect at Dr. McSweeney’s Reno practice. Read More

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Four Tips for Navigating the Healing & Health Process

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorThere is a common misconception about health and healing in our society. Neither has a “destination,” and healing in particular isn’t linear. In a society that often expects immediate results, it’s easy to dismiss anything that doesn’t deliver a quick fix. Healing is a process, and consistency is important. Here are four tips for navigating the healing and health process. Read More

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