Health and wellbeing in the workplace

3 tips for better health and wellbeing in the workplace

A new study carried out by YouGov on behalf of Virgin has found that more than half of all employees suffer from burnout, severe anxiety and physical and emotional exhaustion in the workplace. In this time of austerity, both employees and employers have had to adapt to increasing demands being placed on their time, resource and capacity. The moments where …

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 …

Cycling: Racing and Performance

Doc Craig McLean has been mixing it with top London track cyclists and even a Commonwealth games gold medalist and Grand tour winner at the Olympic Park Lee Valley Velodrome on a Monday night. You can pop down an see him and others between 7-10pm on a Monday night with the door charge the grand sum of £2. It’s quite …

Get Cycling Fit

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, with the arrival of the winter months it’s more important than ever to make the effort to keep your body moving to stay fit and healthy. At Putney we are experts on sports performance and maximising your body’s innate ability to heal and recover. We all also have a discipline that …

Putney gets Festive at the Christmas Market

December is only a few days away which means only one thing, the Christmas hype is about to turn from a stride into a sprint! Luckily, at Putney Chiro we’re a festive bunch and will be doing our part at this year’s Putney Christmas Market. You can find us next to our friends from Grind Coffee Bar this Friday afternoon …

Congratulations Michael!

In other news, one of the long standing members of the Putney Team, Dr Michael Bloom tied the knot last week to the very lovely Julie. We thought we’d take this opportunity to wish both of them a huge congratulations! They married in Richmond on Friday the 14th before hoping on an iconic London Bus trip to Piccadilly for a …

Hear Emma’s Testimonial

As part of Putney Chiropractic’s ongoing testimonial reel, this week we’d like to share Emma’s story. Emma is a mother of five who first came to see us with a slipped disc sustained from yoga. After seeing the results for herself she now brings the whole family for regular adjustments, giving their bodies the chance to effectively self heal. If you …

Improve your posture with Putney’s Neck and Posture Exercises

As a nation we now spend more time staring at a computer screen than we do asleep! Whether it’s for work, education or socialising, computers, tablets and phones are now a huge part of our lives. Unfortunately the position we take when looking at them is very often an unnatural one that puts unnecessary strain on our spines. As we …

Dr Luke runs from London to Brighton

Two Sunday’s ago myself and two friends Albi & Carl ran from London to Brighton, 85kms. There was rain. There were ups and downs. There was coffee. There was traffic. There were terse words. There were fall outs. There was making up. There was adventure. The night before we dined well on plant based pasta and banana bread while hastily …