Monday Motivation – March 20th

Hi folks, How’re you feeling? Good weekend? Craving next weekend already? Or are you ready to crush this week, starting with TODAY?! I’m consistently stunned at how many people struggle with mornings (& Mondays)! That’s part of the reason why we’re sending you some Monday Motivation. Let’s start with… 1. Sleep. We’re designed to wake up feeling AWESOME and this …

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VIDEO: Harry Rowland Testimonial

Rugby player and pilates instructor, Harry Rowland, tells us his story and how chiropractic treatment has become part of his life.

Dr Edwina Putney Chiro

Dr Edwina returns on March 21

Dr Edwina has been enjoying some some rest and relaxation back home in Australia. After an amazing break catching up with friends and family, she’s fully recharged, raring to go and will be back at Putney Chiro on Monday, March 21. Here’s a snapshot of what she’s been up to… YOU CAN BOOK HERE OR CALL US ON 020 8785 …

Pregnancy – Pelvic Instability

Pregnancy – Pelvic Instability Pelvic instability (PI) is a condition that causes pain around the joints of the pelvis (pelvic girdle) during and after pregnancy. In normal pregnancy a hormone called relaxin softens the ligaments around the joints of the pelvis. This is a natural process which prepares the maternal pelvis for childbirth and does not usually cause lasting discomfort. …

Bike Blog – Dr Craig & the Wiggo Hour

June was a big month of cycle racing for Doc Craig. Craig’s been riding with the amateur racing team Nuun Sigma Sport – sponsored by Nuun hydration tablets, Sigma Sport bike shop in Kingston, Cannondale bikes, Mavic wheels and helmets, Castelli kit, Bont shoes, Smith Optics sunnies and of course Putney Chiropractic. He’s a second category cyclist who regularly mixes …

Pregnancy – heartburn

Are you sick of laying in bed at night with the constant pain of heartburn? It is a very common problem affecting a large percentage of pregnant women, which can be controlled with some small changes. Hormonal changes during pregnancy cause relaxation of the ligaments which normally keep the valve between the esophagus and the stomach closed. If it relaxes …

Pregnancy and chiropractic

It is often said that pregnant women fall into two groups. There are those who thrive during their pregnancy and go on with life as if their body had not changed, then there are the others who suffer from all sorts of pains and discomforts which make pregnancy a difficult time. Regardless of which group you fit into chiropractic care …

Pregnancy – Preconception Care

Preconception health is a woman’s health before she becomes pregnant. It focuses on the conditions and risk factors that could affect a woman if she becomes pregnant. The key to promoting preconception health is to combine the best health care, healthy behaviours, strong support, and safe environments at home and at work. Good preconception health care is about managing current …

Better Wellbeing

5 easy ways to improve wellbeing

We always strive to improve our wellbeing and our clients often report an improved sense of wellbeing while under our care. But what is better wellbeing and how can we go about achieving it? An improvement in wellbeing will often see people experiencing more energy, less fatigue, improved immune system response, better sleep, improved digestion and other signs of overall …

An egg-cellent time to focus on wellbeing

Easter is an egg-cellent time to start focussing on getting fitter, being healthy and finding more balance in your lifestyle. Most people we see tend to want to look and feel good as we move into the summer months. We all might enjoy the extra bit of chocolate at Easter but once it’s out the way you’ve got a great …

Treat Mum to a dose of wellbeing this Mother’s Day

Being a Mum is stressful. There’s no two ways about it, Mums have one of the hardest jobs in the world. Forget investment banking in the city or wheeling and dealing on the stock exchange, being a Mum tops all of that. That’s why it’s important that, when we can, we take the time to give something back to the …

The effects of the chiropractic adjustment on the brain

From Doc Sophie: Dr Heidi’s Study This month I’d would like to delve into a recent, amazing, scientific study that explains and shows the effects of the chiropractic adjustment on the brain. This particular study was carried out by a researcher and Chiropractor called Dr Heidi Haavik and was published in the Journal of Neurophysiology. What was the aim of the …

Do you Suffer from Headaches and Migraines?

At Putney Chiro we know how life can throw health challenges at you, and these can force your body into a less than ideal state. A common problem that is effecting an ever increasing number of people are regular bouts of headaches and migraines. Headaches and migraines can be attributed to a whole host of lifestyle factors such as stress, …

Are you ready to ski?

Physical strength and flexibility are so important for skiing and Doc Craig McLean showed us recently why. The perfect storm hit Chamonix in late January 2015, well over a metre of snow fell over a 4 day period and Craig was there to make the most of the perfect conditions (see video of his selfie stick below). The half term …

Dr Sophie on Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Although pregnancy is a natural process, the female body will have to endure a lot of changes and physical stress over the 40-week period. Some lucky few may have a pain free pregnancy however others may suffer more and this is where chiropractic care can provide great support. It is a well-known fact that many pregnant women suffer with pelvic …

2015 Wellness Survey

2015 has arrived! And with it comes a new start, a clean slate and the perfect opportunity to improve your health, mood and overall sense of well being. The depths of an English winter can take their toll on all of us, especially after the hype and indulgence of Christmas and New year! It’s more important than ever to take …

Edwina Joins her Mum Trekking in the Pyrenees

As you all know, the Putney team are a sporty bunch who know the importance of walking the talk! But it doesn’t stop there, their families are an active lot too! A few weeks ago Dr Edwina’s mother Sue began a gruelling four week long trek through France and Spain. Not one to miss out on the action, Dr Edwina …

Putney’s Christmas Party Tips

With Christmas just around the corner, the party season will soon be in full swing and quite right too! The festive season gives us all the chance to partake in some well needed festivities, celebrations and relaxation to brighten up the harsh English winter. But while we all need to let our hair down, we also need to remember to …

Get Ready for Winter at Profeet

This Wednesday Dr Craig will be joining forces with five-time Olympian, Ski Sunday presenter and Putney Chiro client Graham Bell and orthopaedic specialists Pro Feet for a night aimed at getting you primed and ready for winter. They will be demonstrating the best ways to get fit for skiing and snowboarding and providing tips and advice on avoiding injury. The night will …