Mums and Bumps Coffee Morning at Putney Chiro

Hey Parents and Future Parents! Come join our team at Putney Chiropractic on Wednesday 24th June at 10am when family wellness experts Dr Edwina Waddell and Dr Conor Ward to talk about the lifestyle choices you can make that will leave your friends asking you “Whats your secret?” when it comes to the health and happiness of your family. [one_half] …

Dinner with the Doc Puntey Chiro

Dinner with the Doc – June 23, July 7 & July 21

Dinner is on us at Grind Coffee Shop on Tuesday 23 June, 7 July or 21 July for you & up to 3 guests. Our resident wellness expert Dr Conor Ward will share with you down-to-earth ways to take back your health. There’s no substitute for a relaxed dinner in a cosy atmosphere while we talk candidly about how you …

How Chiropractic Can Help Babies & Young Children

Chiropractic can play a vital role in having healthy, happy and well balanced children and babies. You take your child to the dentist, so why not the chiropractor? Spinal problems that are carried into adulthood are preventable to a great extent, just like tooth decay. Taking care of your child’s body as much as you would their teeth is knowing …

Chiropractic, the immune system & the nervous system

The relationship between chiropractic, the immune system and the nervous system has been discussed for hundreds of years. Now the latest research shows they are even more closely linked than previously thought. Regular chiropractic treatment helps maintain a strong and healthy immune system with chiropractic patients having 200% greater immune competence over a five year period than those not under …

Chemmy Alcott

Video Case Study: Chemmy Alcott

Chemmy Alcott is Britain’s number one female alpine skier and a four-time Olympian.  Since retiring from alpine skiing after Sochi in 2014, she has spent her time challenging herself partaking in the Worlds Toughest Ski Race in Greenland in March 2015, 100 mile road race Ride London and other sporting endeavors whilst being a regular presenter of BBC’s Ski Sunday …

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 …

Live Better Move Better

Stay active to live better and move better

All it takes is an hour a day to live a better, more balanced and healthier life. Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden have found that an hour of moderate physical activity, or half an hour of more vigorous exercise a day, can reduce your chances of heart failure by up to 46%. By simply jogging or swimming for an …

How to age well

How do you want to age?

What will your last 10 years look like? Will you be quick enough to play with your grandchildren? Strong enough to embrace every moment? Will you grow old with vitality or will you succumb to old age? Your posture is a good indicator of how well you will age. When you have good posture your nerves and body will be …

How to drink more water

How to drink more water for better wellbeing

There is no doubt that drinking water is important to our overall health and well-being. Drinking water helps to flush toxins and waste products from our body, prevents dehydration, and helps us look better, too. About 60 per cent of our body weight is water – a statistic that highlights just how important this substance is in keeping us healthy. …

How chiropractic can help as we get older

Staying active as we get older is so important for our physical and mental health and chiropractic provides a way to keep your spine healthy and flexible. A recent study published in the Spine Journal confirms that chiropractic is beneficial for treating neck pain, a common complaint many of us suffer with especially as we get older. In this study, …

The Brain-Body Connection

The brain is the master control system for the whole body; it sends and receives a complex frequency of signals to the body via the nervous system that dictates the function of the body.   The brain is rather like an air traffic control centre; receiving information from landing and departing planes, ensuring that the flight paths are clear and …

Spinal Awareness Week 2015

Spinal Awareness Week, a national initiative from the United Chiropractic Association, is running from May 11th to May 15th. This year’s theme is ‘Move Better – Live Better’ and its aim is to encourage, educate and inspire people to change their lifestyle so they can enjoy better wellbeing and a higher quality of life. At Putney Chiro we believe chiropractic …

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 …