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Chiropractic for stress relief

  Feeling stressed? How about a chiropractic adjustment for stress relief? A scientific study from Japan investigated the effects of a chiropractic adjustment on your body’s nervous system. The scientists took images (PET scans) of the brain and saliva samples from 12 men with neck pain before and after a chiropractic adjustment. Cortisol is the main stress

Do I have a slipped disc?

There are many misconceptions about discs. The most common question we are asked at the clinic is ‘do I have a slipped disc?’ The fact is discs don’t slip, they bulge! The intervertebral discs are the spines shock absorbers and respond to load and movement. Discs are composed of the inner nucleus pulposus (the inner

Understanding Pain

  Here is a great 5 minute video that explains the complex nature of pain. Understanding pain is vital to help you on your path to recovery. Chiropractors work to understand your pain and reduce the fear surrounding it. Chiropractic can help desensitise your nervous system, improving the function of your nervous system and restoring

Posture advice for working at your computer

  Here is a great video to watch to improve your posture whilst working on your computer. There are many simple changes you can make to your workstation but the best thing you can do is limit the amount of time you spend on it in any one sitting. Having a movement break will keep

Chiropractic and Yoga

I am a big fan of both chiropractic and yoga. I regularly practice yoga and have chiropractic adjustments. The combination works great. Chiropractic realigns your body and releases tension giving you a great foundation to work with in your yoga practice.    Yoga empowers you with the tools you need to relieve physical aches and

5 Reasons to Try Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and is still used all over the world as an effective treatment for many health problems and diseases. Acupuncture involves the insertion of very small needles into specific points in the body to activate the body’s innate healing response. ​Many people are cautious about trying acupuncture because

How does a chiropractic adjustment work?

  A chiropractic adjustment improves the communication pathways between your brain and your body. By adjusting the spine, it can ‘reset’ or break the cycle of negative messages coming from your body. When your nerves are talking clearly to your central nervous system then your brain is more aware of where your body is. According

The Bumpy Road to Recovery

  The road to recovery is relevant to patients undergoing chiropractic care. Many times we see patients give up after a couple of visits either because the pain is “still there” or they feel “much better”. In both cases these symptoms are part of the journey to optimum health. It is wiser to subscribe to

Chiropractic and Osteoarthritis

How can Chiropractic treatment help? Hands on Support Our aim is to gently mobilise and adjust the joints, allowing you a greater freedom of movement. Release any tight muscles that surround the joint and rebalance any compensation issues. Posture Correction We will carefully examine your posture and explain how to improve it. We work to

Forward Head Carriage (FHC)

  FHC is literally what it describes and is defined as any posture which puts the alignment of the ear more forward than the shoulder when standing or sitting. Unfortunately this is a very common problem in modern day society and can cause problems such as; Neck pain Cervical facet irritation Headaches Shoulder pain Pins and

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Gower Chiropractic Centre
Manselfield Road
Murton, Swansea SA3 3AR
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Phone: 01792 234246

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"Matthew has been a great benefit to me in keeping me 'mobile' and helping to ease a lifelong back problem. The treatment and advice has been extremely helpful." Steve