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  • Cristina Carrasco Chaves
    Cristina Carrasco Chaves Principal Chiropractor

    My name is Cristina. I graduated with a Masters in Chiropractic degree (MChiro) from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic (WIOC), in Treforest and I am Clinical Supervisor for the Faculty of Life and Science at the University of South Wales. I am fully registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and am a full member of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) being granted the title ‘Doctor of Chiropractic’ (DC). Further to this I am also a licentiate member of the Royal College of Chiropractors (LRCC) and I am an associated member of the Faculty of Pregnancy and Paediatrics of the Royal College of Chiropractors.

    I treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions using a variety of different methods allowing treatment to be tailored specifically to your needs.  I also utilise taping and dry needling (Western medical acupuncture) and apply a wide variety of different Chiropractic Techniques including Cranio-Sacral Therapy (CST) and Myofacial Trigger Point Therapy (MF tr point) I believe that every patient deserves the best possible care which should be tailored to their specific needs.

Cristina's Wellbeing Chiropractic in Ystradgynlais
  • Scott Corthine
    Scott Corthine Podiatrist

    Scott Corthine (DPodM, MA, FCPodS, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon) qualified from the London Foot Hospital in 1988.

    He spent several years researching and treating foot health associated with HIV as well as teaching undergraduate students at the Foot Hospital. He then moved into sports and performing arts medicine.

    He was a consultant to the performers at the Millennium Dome and has worked with all the large West End production companies including Disney, Really Useful Company, Cameron Mackintosh, Royal Ballet Company and River Dance.

    As well as treating elite and professional sportsmen and women he played rugby at elite level and has run 3 London Marathons and countless half marathons.

    Scott qualified as a Podiatric Surgeon in 1999 and was head of department at Ealing Hospital for 7 years.

    He is currently Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at Newham University Hospital in East London, part of the Barts NHS Trust.

    He has a Masters Degree in Healthcare Law and Ethics from the University of Swansea and a surgical tutor and expert witness with the College of Podiatry.

    His main interests are sports and dance medicine, foot surgery and medical law.

    When not working he likes to boast about his 2 daughters.

Scott Corthine, DPodM, MA, FCPodS, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon
  • Lowri Paynter
    Lowri Paynter Receptionist

    Lowri has been our receptionist now for over a year and a half. Before joining our clinic, Lowri was a full-time mum to her two children. She was previously a receptionist for Amman Tawe Partnership, and also a barmaid for the Gough Constitutional Club. She has a BA (hons) in Drama (Theatre and Media) and also an MA in Drama. She is well known in the local Theatre scene as she is a member of the Glantawe Theatre Company. She is also a Member of Stage 8 Productions in Neath. She loves working here in Cristina’s Wellbeing Chiropractic and hopes to be here for the foreseeable future.

Lowri Paynter