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 …

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 …

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 …