Yoga Vs Pilates

Why write an article about pilates? It may seem odd, A chiropractor, publishing an article about pilates. On the outside it seems like a slightly ‘hippie’ subject for a clinical organisation like a chiropractors to write about. But delve a little deeper and the reasons why become clear. But, when we recommend pilates to our … Continued

Can Chiropractors Help Fix Sciatica?

One of the most common issues we get asked to treat at Morley Chiropractic Clinic is sciatica. But, sciatica is a broad and complex thing, so we wanted to write a post which should add some clarity to our client’s most common queries. Sciatica is a Symptom The first thing to note is that sciatica … Continued

This Is Why Chiropractors Crack Your Back

We’ve all seen the videos, a patient laid out on a table with a well-dressed man holding random limbs akimbo, a sudden jolt and then the sound of popping fills the air. Some recoil in horror, but others find the sound immensely satisfying. Regardless of which camp you fall into – the pleasure and relief … Continued

What is Spinal Decompression?

Back pain is generally awful. The pain is never slight, and because our backs, especially our lower back, is central to most of our bodily movements those suffering from back pain can never quite escape it. It is understandable that if you are struggling with lower back issues you will be researching as much as … Continued

Treating Shoulder Injuries with a Chiropractor

There are several types of shoulder injury that can cause pain or distress. There are also various remedies that can be taken to alleviate or improve the pain. Painkillers notorious as the most obvious, but depending on the severity of the injury, this may not be enough. Chiropractic treatment is often used to treat shoulder … Continued

Chiropractic Treatment for Shin Splints

Shin splints are defined as a pain focused on the muscle surrounding the shin bone in the lower leg. They are a commonly known injury to athletes such as runners (over any distance), basketball players, and footballers. However, the injury is not exclusive to athletes, as anyone who engages in exercise, or perhaps doesn’t engage … Continued

Christmas Stress and Muscle Tension

The build-up of wanting everything to be perfect for Christmas can heighten anxiety and stress levels. Although “‘Tis the season to be jolly”, many can experience heightened stress levels trying to cope with financial or family issues. One of the many known side effects of stress is increased muscle tension. This can subsequently have an … Continued

How Safe is Chiropractic Treatment for Sports Injuries?

Athletes who sustain sports injuries are often recommended to professionals such as Morley Chiropractic Clinic for ongoing rehabilitation. Even non-athletes who experience an injury of some form can benefit from chiropractic treatments. Those who may not be familiar with the practice may have questions with regards to the safety of chiropractics. So, in this article, … Continued

The Health Benefits of Pilates

There are many variations of exercises and stretches that can be done to alleviate muscle pain and increase flexibility. One of the proven methods that we are going to discuss here is Pilates. They are well known to increase mobility among medical professionals such as physiotherapists and chiropractors such as ourselves. However, those who suffer … Continued

Acupuncture 101

Most people have an awareness of what acupuncture entails, but few know what it actually does. The mental image of a patient laid on a table looking like a hedgehog typically comes to mind. And while this isn’t a million miles away from the reality, it does miss a few points. So, in this post … Continued