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Surprising Conditions Your Chiropractor Can Treat

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As a chiropractor, Dr. McSweeney is trained to help patients dealing with back, neck and shoulder pain, headaches, knee pain, even foot pain. But it’s often surprising to people that she can help in many other ways as well. Here are a few surprising conditions your chiropractor can treat. Read More

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The Link Between Kidney Health and Low Back Pain

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When your low back is sore, it’s common to chalk it up to poor posture, an old mattress, maybe even a strenuous workout. In many cases, you’re probably right. But would you be able to differentiate between low back pain and kidney pain? Probably not – and you wouldn’t be alone. If you’ve never given your kidneys a second thought, we’re changing that right now. Here’s what you should know about your kidneys, including the link between kidney health and low back pain. Read More

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The Link Between Gut Health and Chiropractic – Really

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractor-digestive-healthDoes it strike you as odd to be reading about gut health on a chiropractic blog? It shouldn’t. We wrote recently about chiropractic nutrition, and today, we’re sharing what everyone should know about digestive and gastrointestinal health – and how it’s related to chiropractic care. Read More

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4 Things to Know About the Chiropractor

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorYou may have a vague understanding of a chiropractor’s services, but today, we’re offering a bit of clarification. Whether you’re ready to put that nagging back pain behind you for good, you want help with ongoing digestive issues, or you just want to know exactly what you might expect at your first visit, here are four things to know about the chiropractor. Read More

Do You Need a Nutritionist – Or a Chiropractor?

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It was Hippocrates who said, “all disease begins in the gut,” and chiropractors are the first to agree. Are you surprised to know that nutrition plays an important role in your chiropractic care? It’s true. And your ongoing neck pain and nagging abdominal ache may be more related than you thought. Here’s how. Read More

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Core Conditioning for Lumbar Disc Health – A Guest Post

framework-personal-training-renoFramework Personal Training is a private, by-appointment fitness studio on Lakeside Drive here in Reno, and today, we’re excited to share a guest post written by Paul Fischer, the owner. He’s a patient of Dr. McSweeney’s, and we’re always impressed by his expertise. Today’s topic? Core conditioning for lumbar disc health. Take it away, Paul! Read More

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Simple Ways to Become a Savvier Chiropractic Patient

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractor-renoWhen you’re seeking treatment for something, whether it’s a broken leg, a sore back, or chronic migraines, it’s in your best interest to be an involved patient. In order to get the best medicine, you have to be present, sharing pertinent details so your doctor has the whole picture. Think 0f it like this – the more you put in to the appointment yourself, the more you’ll get out of it. Here are simple ways to become a savvier chiropractic patient, so that every appointment is effective. Read More

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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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