Retained Neonatal Reflexes

When we are in utero, and early in our life, our brain’s decision making process (in our higher brain) is still developing. So that we are able to instinctively perform necessary tasks such as feeding, grasping objects, or respond appropriately to situations such as our birth, or a threat, our brainstem (located at the top of the spinal cord) has …

World Spine Day

World Spine Day Special Offer

If you do one thing today make sure you watch the video below. We guarantee it’ll make you smile! It’s been made to celebrate and raise awareness of World Spine Day which takes place every year on October 16th.The World Spine Day (WSD) theme for 2016 is “Straighten Up and Move”. With the aim being to highlight the importance of …

Unlimited yoga and a yoga MOT…

Yoga and chiropractic are the best of friends. When the two go together they help stimulate the removal of toxins from your body, movement of oxygen and nutrients in your joints and the optimal function of the brain and the body. That’s why we’ve teamed up with The House of Yoga in Putney to bring you this special offer… You …

Work Injuries

Workplace injuries refer to any injury or illness that has been caused by factors in your place of work. They can be the result of a one off accident, from performing repetitive tasks, or from mild but continuous strain on a particular part of the body. They can affect people in any industry and can manifest in many different ways. …

12 things you need to know as part of your health and wellbeing journey

At Putney Chiropractic, our aim is to get you feeling great. This isn’t just through addressing any pain, posture issues or injuries you have, it’s by helping improve your health and wellbeing through all aspects of your life. The following guide, from our very own Dr Edwina Waddell, will form an integral part of your journey to achieving better health and …

Teenagers and Chiropractic

Our Teenage years are a stressful time, not just due to all those hormones flying around the place, but also because of the huge changes that our bodies go through during this time. Chiropractic is an effective way of relieving those stresses placed on the body and ensuring their bodies grow to be as strong and healthy as they can. …

Scoliosis

Scoliosis refers to a curvature of the spine to either side that resembles an S when viewed from behind with an x-ray. It can onset at any time of life, throughout adolescence and into adulthood. In some people it can cause no disturbance to their day to day lives for others it can pose serious health risks. Call us now on 0208 …

Tennis and Chiropractic

If it’s good enough for a world number 1, it’s good enough for you. Tennis players the world over seek help from chiropractors to help them perform at their very best. And here at Putney Chiropractic it’s no different. Jamie Murray, one of the world’s top-ranked doubles player, regularly pops in to see us for a quick tune up. Regular …

High Shoulder

High shoulder is a postural condition in which one shoulder sits higher than the other. This can place a great deal of stress on the spine and lead to more significant problems in the future if left untreated. Call us now on 0208 785 6144 Cause High shoulder posture can be a result of numerous factors, an injury or strain, from prolonged poor posture or …

Winter Sports and Chiropractic

We’re mad on skiing and snowboarding at Putney Chiropractic. Dr Craig has been heavily involved in the ski industry since 1999 and he understands the particular demands skiing places on the body, especially the spine. Craig recently featured in the travel section of the Telegraph as an expert in the article “How to get fit for the slopes” and the Guardian …

Chiropractic Philosophy

Since its inception as a profession over 100 years ago, Chiropractic has always been about whole body wellness, back pain removal was just a welcome side-effect. The following seven statements summarise the principles behind the philosophy of chiropractic: – You are a self-healing, self-regulating individual – Your nervous system, (brain, spinal cord and nerves) controls and coordinates every function in …

Running and Chiropractic

If you’re serious about your running then it’s time for you to get serious about Chiropractic. If you want to improve your performance, reduce the risk of injury or recover from an injury then we’d love to help. Chiropractic treatment helps the brain communicate more effectively with the body by ensuring the nervous system is functioning correctly. When it comes …

Shoulder and Arm Pain

Here at Putney Chiropractic we treat a huge amount of people suffering from shoulder and arm pain. It is an extremely common complaint that affects almost half of us at some point in our lives.  Call us now on 0208 785 6144 Cause Shoulder and arm pain is often caused by a breakdown of soft tissues in the shoulder area. This …

Upper Back and Neck Pain

Upper back and neck pain is becoming increasingly common in our society. It can affect people of all ages and cause great amount of discomfort and stress.  Call us now on 0208 785 6144 Cause The number of people suffering from upper back and neck pain has drastically increased over recent years. This has been linked to the increase of people sitting …

Rugby and Chiropractic

When it comes to chiropractic and rugby, we’re looking at two things; avoiding injury and improving performance. Due to the incredibly violent forces and impacts rugby player’s spines are routinely exposed to (not dissimilar to a car accident) it is crucial that all players are regularly checked for spinal dysfunction, especially kids with growing and developing spines. When we see …

Cycling and Chiropractic

Chiropractic and Cycling: If it’s good enough for the pros… Cycling involves long hours in the saddle in anatomically unnatural positions – add to this the constant vibration and it’s a recipe for back pain and premature wear and tear on the joints. We’ve been looking after cyclists of all levels for years and understand the demands cycling places on your body. …

Hip, Knee and Leg Pain

Hip, knee and leg pain are extremely common complaints that are often very closely linked to one another. They can cause great discomfort, a lack of mobility and if left untreated, can have a significant impact on a person’s life.  Call us now on 0208 785 6144 Cause Many cases of hip pain come as a result of something as simple …

Car accidents and Chiropractic

Car crashes are a terrifying, stressful and often extremely painful ordeal that can cause a great deal of damage to your body. If left untreated this can lead to long term pain and discomfort that no one should have to live with.  CALL US NOW ON 0208 785 6144 Cause One of the most common injuries from car crashes is whiplash, a condition …

Yoga & Chiropractic

Yoga is a great way to help get your spine moving by deeply stretching and opening up those blocked, restricted areas. Specifically the hips, low back and neck. Sometimes yoga challenges your body a step too far when you launch into it quickly. If you take you time and listen to your body it is a great way to help …

Nerve Pain and Sciatica

Your central nervous system is essentially your body’s main computer and affects every part of your body. It is for this reason that pain or disruption to the nerves can have a huge impact on how your body functions and therefore your quality of life. The longest nerve in your body is the sciatic nerve which runs from your pelvis right down …