Kyphosis (Hump) Treatment

The spine has a natural series of curves, designed to evenly distribute weight through the body and ensure correct balance. A healthy spine has a subtle inward curve in the lower back and an outward curve at the top. The Hump refers to an exaggerated curve of the spine in a person’s upper back which can lead to stiffness, back …

Muscle Spasm

Muscle spasms are spontaneous muscle contractions that can happen at any time and are often extremely painful. They can pass quickly but are debilitating if they occur on a regular basis. They can appear in many different parts of the body but are particularly common in the feet and calf muscles.  Call us now on 0208 785 6144 Cause Muscle spasms …

Retained Neonatal Reflexes

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 …

Children and Chiropractic

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 that their spine, nervous system and general well being are being looked after too. The central …

Injury Treatment

At Putney Chiropractic, we see a huge number of people who are suffering with pain and discomfort as a result of an injury. These injuries can vary enormously in terms of severity but no matter how big or small, the impact of an injury on the body should always be assessed and repaired to avoid problems in the future. Car …

Low back pain

At Putney Chiropractic we treat a huge number of people suffering with lower back pain. For some people the pain is a constant, dull irritation while for others it can come on quickly and be extremely debilitating.  Call us now on 0208 785 6144 Cause Your back is made up of such an intricate structure of muscles, bones, joints and nerves, …

Dr Bryan left ‘proud and humble’ by runner’s success

This is a story of how with dedication, training and the right support team anything is possible, even running a marathon. Putney Chiropractic and Profeet have worked together for over 15 years to help runners perform at their best. Read on only if you want inspiration. Warning: it may inspire you to run a marathon yourself.   In October 2015, …

London marathon runners put best foot forward at Putney Chiropractic

This weekend sees thousands of runners from around the world take to the streets of the capital for the 2016 London Marathon and we’re delighted to have done our part to help a number of runners and their chosen charities. As part of our bid to get our local marathon runners performing at their best we ran a special promotion …

Not the Christmas break Doc Craig was expecting

Drew gives us an update on Doc Craig… As some of you are already aware by popping in, or stalking him on social media, Dr Craig decided it was a great idea to pull a ‘Dr Michael’ at the velodrome this week by cannoning into a bunch of his fellow cyclists and soaring through the air like a majestic reindeer …

7 things you need to know about chiropractic

Chiropractic works on the simple principle that good spinal alignment leads to improved health, better performance and less pain. However, chiropractic extends much further than just this simple principle. Whether you’re brand new to chiropractic, thinking that it might be good for you or have had adjustments for years we’ve put together the following so you can discover all you …

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. …

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 …

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 …