About My Chiro Doc
Dr Marlo Swanepoel is a registered, family and sport orientated Chiropractor and Homeopath, providing quality musculoskeletal care and alternative pain management to patients of all ages.
As a Chiropractor he is trained to evaluate and treat not only spinal conditions, but all joint related conditions thus ensuring the best quality of Chiropractic care for patients who suffer from any joint related injuries and dysfunctions.
- Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
- Treatment of spinal conditions and related injuries.
- Dry needling and soft tissue therapy
- Alternative and complimentary pain management
Get in Touch
Loftus Versfeld Stadium
Tel & WhatsApp: 074 306 9830
Loftus Versfeld Stadium. South Pavilion. Gate 5. Floor 2. Office 7. Enter the stadium via Lynwood road
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Doctors of chiropractic are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of spinal conditions, which is why an increasing number of back pain sufferers are turning to them for fast, effective, and reliable care. Similarly, more and more hospitals and private practices are now working closely with doctors of chiropractic in order to ensure the best quality of care for patients who suffer from spine-related injuries and dysfunction. The benefits of chiropractic care have also been shown to extend beyond reduction of back and neck pain. In fact, chiropractic has proven itself as useful in the reduction of headache pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, jaw pain, sciatica, and tingling in the arms and legs. The rewards of chiropractic care are numerous. People under chiropractic care report better health and well-being and many families have realized the benefits of chiropractic care for their children.
Chiropractic came out on top in this article relative to hospital out-patient physiotherapy treatment.
Meade et al. Low back pain of mechanical origin: randomised comparison of chiropractic and hospital outpatient treatment. British Medical J, 1991.
IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR NERVOUS SYSTEM
This is the system that controls and regulates all functions in your body.
Haldeman, S. Neurological Effects of the Adjustment. JMPT 2000; 23
IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR POSTURE
This paper suggests that you may need more than one or two adjustments if you want to improve your posture and get rid of bad postural habits
Troyanovich et al. Structural rehabilitation of the spine and posture: rational for treatment beyond resolution of symptoms. JMPT 1998.
IT CAN MAKE YOUR MUSCLES STRONGER AND MORE FLEXIBLE
Here’s why getting adjusted can improve neurological control as well as muscle strength.
Smith DL, Cox RH. Muscular strength and chiropractic: theoretical mechanisms and health implications. Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research 1999-2000; 3(4):1-13.
IT KEEPS YOUR JOINTS YOUNG AND WELL-LUBRICATED
Chiropractic adjustments can help restore normal joint range of movement and mechanics, and help remove adhesions or scar tissue around the joint.
Nugent-Derfus GE, et al. Continuous passive motion applied to whole joints stimulates chondrocyte biosynthesis of PRG4. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2007 May;15(5):566-74.
IT IS GOOD FOR YOUR OVERALL HEALTH
Measurement of thiol levels in the blood reveal that the higher the level, the healthier you are, thus the lower your risk of disease. This research found that people without pain or symptoms who were getting adjusted had high serum thiol levels. Surrogate Indication of DNA Repair in Serum After Long Term
Chiropractic Intervention – A Retrospective Study Clayton J. Campbell Bio, Christopher Kent Bio, Arthur Banne Bio, Amir Amiri Bio, and Ronald W. Pero Bio. JVSR. February 18, 2005
IT IS GOOD FOR YOUR FAMILY
Especially babies with colic, as it may stop them crying and this makes parents happier!
The Short-term Effect of Spinal Manipulation in the Treatment of Infantile Colic: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial with a Blinded Observer. Wiberg JMM, Nordsteen J, Nilsson N. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1999 (Oct); 22 (8): 517-522
IT CAN IMPROVE YOUR COORDINATION
significant improvement to hand-eye coordination was noted in this article following a series of chiropractic adjustments.
Dean L. Smith, DC, PhD, Marvin J. Dainoff, PhD, and Jane P. Smith, DC. & The effect of a Chiropractic adjustment on movement time… Fitts law. JMPT May 2006