Monday: 8am to 8pm
Friday: 8am to 8pm
About our new Swansea Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic
It is with great pleasure to announce that Core Body Clinic has opened their first Physiotherapy clinic in Swansea. The clinic is based at the Swansea Wellbeing Centre and we are really excited to be working with this fantastic group of practitioners. Its a great place to start our clinic and is so well located to allow access for the whole of the Swansea Bay area.
Mae'n bleser mawr gennyf gyhoeddi bod Clinig Corff Craidd wedi agor eu clinig Ffisiotherapi cyntaf yn Abertawe. Mae'r clinig wedi'i leoli yng Swansea Wellbeing Centre ac rydym yn gyffrous iawn ein bod yn gweithio gyda'r grŵp gwych hwn o ymarferwyr. Mae'n lle gwych i gychwyn ein clinig ac mae mewn lleoliad mor dda i ganiatáu mynediad ar gyfer holl ardal Bae Abertawe.
Will physio help?
Yes! But if you are wondering what the difference is between Physiotherapy, Osteopathy and Chiropractic then read our article HERE
What do we treat?
The list is simply endless! We treat all sort of problems from BACK PAIN to SPORTS INJURIES and also the ONLY clinic to treat MALE PELVIC PAIN. We also treat PELVIC PAIN in women and we are absolute experts at rehabilitation, spinal manipulation, sports and soft tissue massage. Simple click HERE and be redirected to our WHAT WE TREAT page. Your issue not on there? Well, we cant write about 300 disorders so please email or call us if you cant see you issue here!
- Back Pain
- Neck Pain
- Sports injuries
- Ankle Sprains
- Tendon Injuries
- Rehab after an Operation (Like ACL or FAI)
- Breaks and Fractures
What Therapists Treat at Core Body Clinic, Swansea?
Adrian Wagstaff (originally from North Wales, and also Welsh speaking!) is the director and founder of Core Body Clinic in Reading. He has built up an international reputation since he qualified in 2001 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy and then again in 2012 with an MSc in Manual Therapy. He is a member of the MACP and is one of just 1200 physiotherapists world wide to hold the qualification of this advanced status in MSK care. Having worked in 2 premiership football clubs (Manchester City & Wolves), the NHS, private practie in the UK and in New Zealand Adrian has a broad experience from chronic back pain to ligament rehabilitation in the elite sports person. Adrian specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain and has an interest in chronic pain and pelvic pain. He is one of the few practitioners to treat Male Pelvic pain in the whole of the UK and is trained to use diagnostic ultrasound to help with diagnosis and to retrain the pelvic floor. Adrian is a teacher of spinal manual therapy and manipulation having taught on the Masters degree at Coventry university, he also travels to teach this very skilled hands on technique. Read more about Adrian here
How to Book:
You can call 01189310053 (our Reading Central Office) or 07748152377. We also have a booking system that is integrated into the diary meaning you can see appointment times in real-time. All you need to do is click BOOK ONLINE and register using either your tablet, iPad, phone or computer.
Once you are set up you can book an appointment. It is very easy and should you suddenly find your appointment is no longer convenient you can simply change the appointment at any time. Of course, you can still email or call the clinic and one of the staff members will be more than happy to guide you through the booking process. Hours for online are 24 hours.
What happens at the appointment?
The process of examination and diagnosis:
We will first work out what the problem is by assessing the causes. This will involve a comprehensive discussion about the history of your complaint, how it started, what makes it better and worse, when does it hurt most in the day, does it disturb your sleep and do you have any other symptoms beside pain. We will also take a history of your past medical conditions. We will ask about medication and also about what sports and activites you like to do. We will ask about your home life ad what you do for a living, whether you drive to work and how often you take time off.
All of this is called the 'subjective history' and it is really important because it gives us the information to work out what is wrong. We may ask you a lot of questions and this is called differential questioning and helps us to diagnose one condition from another. It may follow the format of a medical examination similar to what you may experience when seeing a doctor or surgeon.
In this part of the assessment we will look at the range of bodily movement or joint. We will test muscle strength, neurological fuction and normal everyday movements. We will also perform some special tests to isolate certain structures. Physiotherapists are trained in delicate handling of the body. However, testing may cause some discomfort.
Sometimes it is necessary to ask your GP to arrange bloods tests or xrays. Physiotherapists are trained to look for common conditions and are particularly good at looking for problems not ameanable to physioatherapy. We can tell if you need to see a surgeon and will refer you to the GP should we deem this necessary.
See our list on treatments to see the types of techniques we offer.
What about Covid and Lockdown?
No probelms, we run a COVID SAFE clinic so you are in safe hands. This means that during the Swansea Lockdown, you can still attend for physiotherapy appointments. We cant have people in pain and throughout the pandmic we kept our Reading clinics open for emergency Face to Face and online sessions. Pain and injury causes misery to millions each year. With little access to GP or hospital, we have been a life line to patients and this will continue with the opening of our Swansea clinic. We wear full PPE, as you to wear a mask, ensure you have signed our consent form and check your temperature on your way in. We like to call it a belt and braces approach. We have tons of hand sanitiser so we have now officially swapped our hand shake with a blob of hand sanitiser. Of course, if you dont feel safe then you can select an ONLINE appointment instead of a F2F. We have been conducting online video appointments for the last 5 years, covering the whole of the UK and the entire world! So, we know they work - just ask the last patient we treated in Dubai!
Our “my pain is still there" Service
Even if you have visited 20 physios, 10 chiropractors, 5 osteopaths, an acupuncturist, the GP or 2 orthopaedic surgeons………..we would still love the opportunity to take a look. Challenge us with the problem!.
We look forward to seeing you soon!