Otillo World Championship, 2019

What would you do if you found out that you’ve accidentally qualified for a World Championship Race for Swimrun in Sweden? Well, in my case, at the prize-giving of the 2019 Ötillö race in Croatia, you choke on your steak and look around desperately for anyone who looks like they could do the Heimlich manoeuvre. … Continued

What is it a Sprained Ankle?

Most of the staff here at Morley Chiropractic Clinic do one sport or another, and so are well acquainted with sprained ankles. However, it’s not just sportspeople that can suffer from them, wearing high heels puts you at risk, but so does simply walking down the street! But what is a sprained ankle, and when … Continued

What a Sports Massage Does

One of the services we offer at Morley Chiropractic Clinic is sports massage. We use it in conjunction with a range of our other services for a number of reasons. However, when people hear the words ‘sports massage’ the mental image they conjure is wide and varying. Is it calm and serene with candles and … Continued

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. What is Sciatica? The first thing to note is that sciatica is … 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