Wood, 31, hit the headlines after having a testicle removed following the defeat to Leeds, and his personal life has also been subject to much scrutiny by the national press in the close season.
He will now turn out for the Lions against Workington this weekend, as part of the partnership they have with Warrington.
The Wigan-born prop has made nearly 300 appearances for the Wolves since he made his debut in 2000.
Swinton's opponents Workington are likely to have a couple of players from Widnes featuring in their line-up - the Vikings have confirmed Declan Hulme will definitely feature for the Cumbrians.
The UK Parliamentary Rugby League Group has given its backing to a fans' boycott of the BBC's annual Sports Personality of the Year award.
Just who is the American football player who has been handed a trial by Catalans Dragons?
Former American football player Brent Calloway has failed to impress sufficiently to earn a contract at Catalans Dragons.
Castleford Tigers new recruit Mike McMeeken may be a proud southerner, but rugby league runs deep in his family's history.