Calling all caffeine fiends!

We are offering the chance to win a month’s worth of free coffee from the fabulous Grind Coffee Bar which sits across the road from Putney Chiropractic. All you need to do to get involved is write us a review on Google (preferably one full of lovely compliments!) and your name will go into one of Drew’s top hats at …

Peaceful Putney After Bridge Closes

One of the many iconic bridges that spans the river Thames, decorating the city scape and connecting North and South London is closed for vital repairs until October. Putney Bridge which was designed by Joseph Bazalgette was first built back in 1886 so it’s not surprising that it’s in need of a little TLC. These major works are due to continue …

Here it is folks! Our new website

Phew – after three months hard graft our new responsive website is live. We didn’t just want a simple brochure site with our contact details, we could have built that over the weekend. Instead we wanted an online resource. Somewhere people could come and learn about the health benefits of chiropractic. A place where people could meet our team and …

Dr Luke – Preparing for an Ultra Marathon

Dr Luke has recently completed The Two Oceans Ultra Marathon in Capetown, , South Africa.  He ran this after a series of setbacks during the previous couple of years which had hindered his ability to run at all. After running the 56 kilomitre event, in a very respectable time of 5hours 40 minutes and coming back in one piece feeling stong …

Nuun Sigma Sport London Race Team

Dr Craig McLean, our resident cycling chiropractor, has joined Nuun Sigma Sport race team for the 2014 season. Craig has dabbled in racing for a few years now but this is his first attempt at joining forces with a team to race regularly throughout the year. Read on to find out more about the team and what he’s up to. …

Bank Holiday Hours April & May

We will be open over the bank holiday weekends: Friday April 18th & Saturday April 19th Closed Monday 21st April 09:00am – 10:30am with Dr Craig Monday 5th May 08:30am – 10:30am with Dr Craig & Dr Edwina Monday 26th May 08:30am – 10:30am with Dr Craig With the daily rush & routine out of the way, bank holidays are a great opportunity to …

Dr Edwina in the news – text neck

Dr Edwina has been out and about raising awareness about the dreaded ‘text neck’ and the implications on peoples health, particularly among children. Her concerns regarding the implications for your health from constant mobile phone use, are supported by the United Chiropractic Association(UCA), which has ensured plenty of media attention. The research has raised question marks over how it will affect …

Itinerary – Client Appreciation Day

Client and Community Appreciation open day – Itinerary Lots of fun and a free goodie bag for anyone who attends – We will have many local health professionals popping in throughout the day for you to speak to. Updated! 21/3/14 07:30am-19:00pm – Complimentary Spine & Wellbeing checks Our Chiropractor’s, Dr Craig, Dr Luke and Dr Edwina will be here all day to discuss your health …

WIN 3 FREE Adjustments or Coffee for a month!

Congratulations The winners of our competitions are are follows. Facebook review and winner of the Grind Coffee card – Sue Norton Social media winner – Scott Thompson. Thanks to everyone who interacted with us on our various social media outlets. Our Competitions In our continued quest to keep you up to date with the latest health information & to help …

Christmas Hours

Please see below for our Holiday opening hours! Click here if you can’t read our Christmas hours 2013

Injections a waste of time for sciatica

Epidural corticosteroid injections are unlikely to provide any meaningful long-term pain relief for patients with sciatica, a review has found.Despite the approach becoming increasingly popular worldwide, the review of 23 “high quality” randomised trials found it gave only modest, short-term pain relief compared to placebo. Writing in the Annals of Internal Medicine (online), the authors cautioned against using the injections, …

Germs and Immunity

How do I avoid getting sick? If the question is how to evade the effects of nasty virulent strains of bacteria? 1. Many people think that avoiding the “germs” is the answer. 2. Others would answer the same question by suggesting antibiotics. 3. Others might answer by suggesting that the effects can only take a hold if the bodies defences …

Eat Blueprint Nutrition Workshop

Food fundamentals is the first of the Blueprint series to get you started on the journey to improved nutrition. Dr Michael Bloom will present an an inspirational evening about how to eat the way we were designed to eat! What is a paleo diet? How are we genetically designed to eat? What can you do nutritionally to make sure your are 100% healthy …

Prudential London Ride 100

The Prudential Ride London 100 mile sportive hit London the first weekend of August 2013 and what an amazing event it was. The cyclists reclaimed the streets of London and Surrey and we had such a great time speeding through the traffic free streets. Doc Craig entered as part of a team from his local cycling club London Dynamo and …

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June Exercise of the Month

Give this great exercise a try. We at Putney Chiropractic are determined to eradicate the epidemic that is the ‘forward head posture’. Especially for our children who are all addicted to iPads and computers. Get the kids doing this every day too, share it around the office or forward it to your children’s teachers!

Research – Subluxation Affects on Health

This paper explores how chiropractic care may be beneficial to non musculoskeletal conditions. Exploring the Neuromodulatory Effects of the Vertebral Subluxation and Chiropractic Care. Author: HEIDI HAAVIK Abstract: The elusive vertebral subluxation is the central defining clinical principle of the chiropractic profession. After almost 115 years of discussion there is still little consensus regarding the nature of the vertebral subluxation …

The Edinburgh Lectures

Dr Craig travelled to Edinburgh for a chiropractic conference early in the month of June. This was an international chiropractic event and there were some amazing speakers. Highlights for me were meeting the slightly bonkers Billy De Moss a chiropractor/surf nut from California and listening to some of the cool research that is on its way out of the New …

Royal Ascot 2013

Friday was the day for some of the Putney Chiro team to make the trek to Royal Ascot. Dr Craig and his wife Gail and Dr Edwina were there with big Drew and his lovely girlfriend Lisa who we can thank for the amazing hat creations! Lisa Tan Millinery.

Research – subluxation affects on health

This paper explores how chiropractic care may be beneficial to non musculoskeletal conditions. Exploring the Neuromodulatory Effects of the Vertebral Subluxation and Chiropractic Care. Author: HEIDI HAAVIK Abstract: The elusive vertebral subluxation is the central defining clinical principle of the chiropractic profession. After almost 115 years of discussion there is still little consensus regarding the nature of the vertebral subluxation …

Chiropractic safety update

Here’s a little article showing that a neck adjustment at the chiropractor is no more traumatic than simply turning your head left or right! Read on… Abstract OBJECTIVE: The primary objective of this study was to quantify the strains applied to the internal carotid artery (ICA) during neck spinal manipulative treatments and range of motion (ROM)/diagnostic testing of the head …