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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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Wondering about Cold Laser Therapy?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-science-behind-laser-weight-lossA multi-technique approach to care is Dr. Lynelle McSweeney’s calling card. At her holistic chiropractic office here in Reno, she uses a mix of tools and techniques to help patients feel better. One of them is cold laser therapy, an effective form of treatment that can be used for everything from pain management to fat loss treatments. If you’re wondering about cold laser therapy, including how it works and whether it’s a good option for you, here’s what to understand. 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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New Study Finds Probiotics Lower COVID-19 Remission Rates

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-probiotics-covid-19A placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial just submitted for peer review has some exciting news. COVID-19 patients who took probiotics daily for a full month had lower remission rates and a shorter timeline of both symptoms and viral load. Read More

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Dr. McSweeney’s Patients Find Relief with Vibration Therapy

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-vibration-therapy-renoOne of the hallmarks of Dr. McSweeney’s chiropractic practice in Reno is her holistic approach to care. Her use of multiple tools and techniques sets her apart from other chiropractors in the region, because every patient receives truly personalized care based on their needs. One of the latest tools in her medical bag? Vibration therapy. Read More

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What is Percussive Therapy and How Does It Help?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-percussorPercussive therapy is having a moment, with handheld devices being marketed for home use. But patients of Dr. McSweeney are already familiar with percussive therapy, even if they don’t know it. That’s because Dr. McSweeney uses massage therapy before any adjustment to properly prepare the muscle and joints for treatment. Here’s what to understand about percussive therapy and why it’s so helpful. Read More

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Feel Worse After Seeing the Chiropractor? Here’s Why

dr-mcsweeney-reno-feel-worse-after-seeing-chiropractorGoing to the chiropractor because you’re struggling with pain in the back, neck or hips can bring much-needed relief. But what happens when the initial relief you experience with your chiropractor subsides, and you actually start feeling worse? It happens, and it’s not a sign that something went wrong. If you feel worse after seeing the chiropractor, here’s why. Read More

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What is the Chiropractic Percussor?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractic-percussorPatients at Dr. McSweeney’s chiropractic office here in Reno, Nevada, are familiar with the percussor. It’s one of many tools that Dr. McSweeney uses in her holistic approach to chiropractic. But what is it exactly, and how is it beneficial? Here’s what to know about the percussor and its many advantages as a therapeutic tool. Read More

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Four Reasons to Make Chiropractic Care Part of Your Wellness Routine in 2021

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiropractorChiropractic care may be best known for making an aching back or sore neck feel better, but it’s actually a specialized field that focuses on the relationship between the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system. Dr. McSweeney, a holistic chiropractor here in Reno, helps maintain the structural integrity of her patients’ spines, which has the cumulative effect of relieving pressure on surrounding tissues and improving overall health. As we look ahead to a bright new year, here are four reasons to consider making chiropractic care part of your wellness routine in 2021. Read More

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Laser Technology for Effective Pain Management in Reno

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-low-level-laser-therapyAs we head into darker, shorter days and the pandemic continues, we want you to know that we’re taking strict precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. During this three-week pause, Dr. McSweeney is here to help. Chronic pain can’t always wait, and we have options like pain management kits for home care and the EVRL, an FDA-cleared class IV laser for effective pain management here in Reno. Read More

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