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What’s Better for Neck Pain – The Chiropractor or Massage Therapy?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBoth chiropractors and massage therapists treat patients with their hands, but that’s where the similarities end. Both might be a good option for isolated pain, however. If you’re struggling with neck pain, what’s better – a visit to the chiropractor or massage therapy? Here’s what to know about chiropractic care, massage therapy, and when one kind of treatment may be a better choice. Read More

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Is Neck Pain Causing My Headaches?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-neck-adjustmentYou may not give it much thought when you’re struggling through the pain of a headache, but the location and symptoms of a given headache may be affected by outside factors. If you’ve ever experienced headaches that vary in severity and location – a dull ache behind the ears and along the back of your skull or a throbbing temple, for example –  there may be something specific to blame. Neck pain can be a common culprit behind headaches. Read More

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Non-Medicated Pain Relief through Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-back-painIt’s pretty common in today’s world to reach for over-the-counter pain relievers when you’re feeling out of sorts with a headache, an aching back, sore joints, or some other physical ailment. And while these medications may seem benign, they can present their own issues, including liver damage, gastrointestinal bleeding, and more. So how about an alternative? Here’s when non-medicated pain relief through chiropractic care may be a better option. Read More

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Tips for Finding the Right Reno Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIf you look online for chiropractors in Reno, NV, you won’t be disappointed. But you might be overwhelmed by the 400,000 hits that come up. Where do you begin? How do you know you’re choosing the right chiropractor for your needs? It’s not as difficult as it may seem. Here are a few tips for finding the right Reno chiropractor. Read More

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Looking for a Reno Chiropractor? Here are Three Things to Know First.

dr-lynelle-mcsweeny-reno-chirorpractor-for-kidsIf you’re looking for a Reno chiropractor because you’ve complained about your aching back, your kinked neck, or your chronic headaches often enough that people have started recommending a DC, well, that’s good advice. But if you’re also kind of wondering what exactly the chiropractor does, here’s what to know before making your first appointment. Read More

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Can the Chiropractor Help my Dog?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-dog-chiropratorSome people are surprised when they learn that chiropractic care for dogs is not only very real, but becoming more common all the time. Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno regularly treats dogs to improve their mobilty and reduce their pain. Here’s how dog chiropractic works and when it may be an option for your favorite four-legged friend. Read More

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Pregnancy Chiropractor in Reno – Dr Lynelle McSweeney

pregnancy-chiropractor-reno-dr-mcsweeneyAches and pains during pregnancy aren’t unusual, but that doesn’t mean they’re pleasant. As your belly grows to accommodate your developing baby, your spine and pelvis are under increasing pressure. And that means low back pain. Fortunately, regular chiropractic care during your pregnancy can help, and in more ways than one. If you’re looking for a pregnancy chiropractor in Reno, Dr. Lynelle McSweeney should be first on your list. Read More

What a Chiropractor Wants You to Know About Chiropractic

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorDr. Lynelle McSweeney is a Reno chiropractor offering specialized care for the neck, back, hips, and other parts of the body. As you might imagine, she is asked about chiropractic frequently, from the many conditions she can treat to the differences between a nutritionist and a chiropractor. Here’s what this Reno chiropractor wants you know about chiropractic. Read More

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7 Ways to Keep Back Pain at Bay

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-back-painBlame your desk job, your mattress, or your last workout, but no matter the cause, back pain is no fun. There is good news, though. Your friendly neighborhood chiropractor can help you feel better, and there are things you can try at home to keep back pain away. Read More

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How a Chiropractor Helps People Who Sit or Stand All Day

desk-jobSitting around all day may sound relaxing, but anyone who works a desk job can likely tell you otherwise. Excessive sitting is surprisingly stressful to both the spine and lower extremities, which can cause joint restrictions that create back pain and discomfort. Those restricted joints can also lead to a host of other problems, including improper joint movement and compromised nerve flow to organs and tissues. So how can a chiropractor help? Read More

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