Author Archives: David Cooper

Gloucester Chiropractors Has a New Location!! I am are delighted to say that (at long last) Gloucester Chiropractors has moved! Our new location is between David Lloyd Gym and Tesco Extra, on Gloucester Business Park. The full address and map can be found at the bottom of the page. Unbelievably, it has been over three… Read more

Will Good Posture Prevent Back Pain? ‘Sit up straight’, ‘shoulders back!’, ‘stop slouching!’ – I’m sure these are things that, like me, you’ve heard countless times throughout your life. I’ve lost track of the number of times patients have come to see me and said ‘I know the reason my back is bad is because… Read more

Here at Gloucester Chiropractors we see a large number of people struggling with various forms of headache. To us chiropractors, this makes sense, as we know that headaches are the more common disorder of the nervous system and will affect around 50% of people in any one year. Although there are some more serious causes… Read more

On this page you can read about some of the main treatment methods offered by Gloucester Chiropractors. The treatment you receive will depend on your diagnosis, and it is likely for the most effective results that several methods will be used in combination with each other. Manipulation/Chiropractic Adjustment Manipulation, or a chiropractic adjustment, is usually… Read more

Sports Injuries Nobody wants to be told to give up their sport. Hearing this when you’ve just been injured is receiving a kick whilst you’re down. This is why Gloucester Chiropractors will never tell anybody to stop doing what they love. Our role is to help people maintain activity. Our chiropractors will do everything within… Read more

Sports Facilities Around Gloucester Gloucester Chiropractors are based in Barnwood, Gloucester, just 1.5 miles from Gloucester city centre, but with excellent transport links to Quedgely, Longlevens, Stroud and Cheltenham. At Gloucester Chiropractors, we believe that there is more to keeping healthy than just seeing the chiropractor (although that certainly helps!). In addition to a good… Read more

You can be forgiven for wondering what vitamin D has to do with a chiropractic clinic, but read on and you will learn how important vitamin D is for health bones – so of course Gloucester Chiropractors are interested! What is vitamin D? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is made in the skin… Read more

At some point in our lives we have all been stressed. And at some point in our lives, we have all experienced pain. The inter-relationship of these two complex physiological events is incredibly interesting. We can define stress as our body’s response to actual or perceived threat, although threat is an all-encompassing term here and… Read more

It is with great sadness that we have to say Geoff Long is retiring as a chiropractor at the end of this year. Geoff has been an incredible servant to the chiropractic profession for over 3o years. He has worked tirelessly as a chiropractor of the highest standard, providing care that goes way beyond that… Read more

In this article our chiropractors are asking a simple question – is running 26.2 miles bad for you? Historically, it was thought so. Women weren’t allowed to run a Marathon at all until the late 1960s, they were considered too delicate to cope with the stresses involved. And culturally, even though hundred mile ultra-marathons are… Read more

This is something that chiropractors come across all the time. Patients present with stiffness in their neck or back that is relieved by bending their spine until a crack is heard or felt. There are rumours that clicking your own joints can cause arthritis, so here we’re going to explain exactly what happens and whether… Read more