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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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How Chiropractic Helps the Immune System

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorBetween cold and flu season and more serious health issues like autoimmune disorders, inflammatory diseases, and cancers, we all understand the role of a strong immune system. Still, it’s one of those things we take for granted until it’s no longer effective. As more people are seeking chiropractic care not only for pain in the spine and neck, they’re discovering one of its big benefits – a robust immune system. Here’s how chiropractic helps the immune system. Read More

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Five Reasons to See the Chiropractor

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorIf you’re one of the lucky few that doesn’t experience back pain, you may think you have no reason to visit the chiropractor. But while back pain is something a chiropractor like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno can treat, there are a number of other conditions and issues that she can address as well. Here are five reasons to see the chiropractor beyond back pain. Read More

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5 Tips for Staying Healthy Through Cold and Flu Season

stay-healthy-cold-flu-season-dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-renoAutumn is a beautiful time of year, but the cozy sweaters and pumpkin decorations are also signs of something else – cold and flu season. Boost your chances of avoiding illness this time of year with these five tips for staying healthy through cold and flu season. Read More

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The Effect of Chiropractic Care on Symptoms of Stress and Anxiety

dr-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-for-stressMany people are surprised to learn that a chiropractor, like Dr. Lynelle McSweeney here in Reno, can treat a number of conditions beyond back and neck pain. That’s particularly true when it comes to stress and anxiety. Here’s what to understand about the sources of stress in our lives, and how chiropractic care can help. Read More

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Five Misconceptions about Chiropractic Care

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-five-things-chiropractic-patients-should-knowIf you’ve never been to the chiropractor, or worse, you have but the experience wasn’t great, you may not understand what a chiropractor actually does and how chiropractic care helps people. The only way you can make the best decisions about your own health is by beginning with all of the information. To help you understand, here are five misconceptions about chiropractic care – and the truth behind the confusion. Read More

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Clinical Trials Conducted Over Last Decade Support Chiropractic Efficacy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropraticTen years ago, the U.S. Department of Defense was asked to study whether chiropractic care could benefit troops with lower back pain. The results are in – it does. Unfortunately, chiropractic care isn’t currently offered at all military health facilities, and chiropractic falls into an alternative therapy category that isn’t currently covered by military insurance for military family members, or retirees and their families. Read More

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Simple Tips for Fall Wellness

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-tips-for-wellnessWe’re officially into September now, and autumn is just a few weeks away. It’s the season of cooling temperatures, beautiful colors, and pumpkin spice everything. Unfortunately, it’s also cold and flu season. In the interest of starting strong and staying healthy all the way through, here are a few simple tips for fall wellness. Read More

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