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 …

Posture screen

We have started using Posture Screen software to help you see some of the variations in normal posture. Please ask your chiropractor to take a photo of your posture and we can use this as a great motivator to keep your posture upright and your spine healthy for the rest of your life. Dr Craig has donated his report for …

Chiro Europe Barcelona

The whole team from Putney Chiropractic headed off to the largest gathering of the profession in Europe ever in Barcelona the weekend of 17/18 November 2012. There were 730 of us in a large auditorium in central Barcelona. There was a fantastic line up of international speaker discussion developments in various techniques, research, education and politics. Delegates were from all …

The wellness guys

Our Favourites List We will be recommending a new podcast every month – our ‘favourites’ list. May 2013- Podcast 8 The flying doctor from ‘100 not out’ and podcast 1 from the ‘life by design’ team – discussing the principles of life by design. April 2013 – 100 not out podast series listen to them all! March 2103 – smart DNA This interview covers a range of topics including …

Team sky success at Le Tour

Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins and Team sky for a great victory in the Tour de France. We like to think we played a small role in helping, see below a picture of Christian Knees, one of Bradley Wiggins’ domestiques getting a tune up from our very own Michael Bloom at this years Road Cycling show.

Book: The Paleo Solution

The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet Rob Wolff eloquently and entertainingly outlines the reasons he, and a growing number of health experts, believe we should be consuming the same kind of diet our ancestors would have followed 100,000 to 200,000 years ago. His argument hinges on the anthropological claim that the single most important event in all of human …

Disease Prevention

For many years the scientific community believed that genetics played the major role in our health status. There still are many surgical procedures being carried out due to people carrying a certain gene and being fearful of developing a disease as a result of that gene. BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation is currently at the forefront with regard people having …