Ski and Snowboard Show 2011

Dr Craig reports back on the first day at the Ski Show:  As part of my commitment to the ski industry over the years I’ve been treating some of UK’s best skiers at the ski show since my first visit in 2000. Pictured right is me with Graham Bell the BBC’s Ski Sunday presenter. He’s trying to get his low …

Your Body’s Balancing Act

For those of you who feel your diet is a weak area, making some simple changes in this regard will make a big difference to your health.  For those who already eat a balanced diet, with a variety of fruit and vegetables, following this guide more strictly may be what you need to boost your health and vitality and give …

Spinning with the Putney Chiro Team

Spinning with the Putney Chiro Team The Putney Chiropractic crew are heading to the Pedal Studio Monday nights at 8pm for an hour of Spin! Dr Luke has committed to a weekly Monday night spin and is after some company. It’s more fun with a group so grab your shorts, t-shirt and trainers and log-on to the Pedal Studio for more information. …

Competition – win Ski Show Tickets!!

We love the Ski Show, we’ve been every year for more years than we care to remember! This year it’s relocating to Earl’s Court, so to check out this new venue we’ve got a special offer to get you through the doors for less. Discount on Ski Show 2012 Entry! Book your tickets online at the ski show web site metrosnow.co.uk or …

Just Start Walking – were you there?

We hosted our Just Start Walking event on September 18th in Putney in conjunction with the Chiropractors Association of Australia’s ‘Just Start Walking Australia’ campaign. The official date falls on World Spine Day on October 16th, but we decided to hold our event in September to take advantage of the beautiful autumnal weather! The mission was to get as many …

Research: serum cortisol levels

RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant. RESEARCH PAPER: Serum Cortisol Levels This study suggests that there are more benefits to a chiropractic adjustment that simply the removal of back pain. The …

Planning for a Healthy Pregnancy

It’s not just for nine months… Good pre-conceptive health is vital for a happy and healthy pregnancy and baby, and makes it easier for nature to take its course. While this article is predominantly addressing aspects of a woman’s body and health, remember that the choices our men make also impact the health and motility of his sperm, which in …

Migraine Headaches

Migraine Headaches are one of the most common types of headaches in adults, and one in seven adults in the UK suffer from them. It can be difficult for you to decide what to do – sometimes a person with headaches may not realise that it is a migraine and may be unsure about what causes it or whether there …

Research: spinal manipulation

[highlight3]RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant.[/highlight3] RESEARCH PAPER: Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report. Gert Bronfort, Mitch Haas, Roni Evans, Brent Leininger and Jay Triano; Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2010, …

Hot or Cold best for injury?

Hot or Cold? Have you ever noticed that when you hurt yourself everyone around you becomes an instant “expert” about what you should do!? “Put heat on it!” “Have you tried a cold pack?!” So which is the most appropriate advice? It’s usually after someone has acutely injured themselves that they’re looking to put something on or do something quickly. An acute …

A Brief History of Chiropractic

Dr Luke brings to you the potted history of Chiropractic… The Origins of Chiropractic Chiropractic in it’s modern guise has been around since 1895 when Daniel David (D.D.) Palmer recognised the significance of a specific spinal adjustment. It was he who developed the philosophy of chiropractic that now forms the basis of our profession. D.D. Palmer, a Canadian who practiced …

Craig’s Cycling Blog 2011

Ask some of my family or close friends and they’ll tell you I am addicted to cycling and spend way too much time on two wheels. In 2011 I decided to get serious and work closely with a coach, Rich Simmonds from Personal Cycle Coaching, start training with an SRM power meter and buy a few more toys. Read on …

Titleist certified golf fitness instructor

Dr Craig becomes a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) certified golf fitness instructor. Amsterdam, August 2011. I had a great experience this year when I met the team at Titleist who have blended the understanding of physical limitations and restricted moved of hips, shoulders and spine with golf swing problem solving. The goal of working with a TPI golf pro is to …

London Ski and Snowboard Show 2011

We are thrilled to be official chiropractors to the Ski and Snowboard Show 2011. We’ve been there every year since 2005 (some of us for much much longer!) and we love the atmosphere, catching up with old friends, making new friends and the excitement of winter approaching. We are proud to be the Chiropractors of choice of Konrad Bartelski, Graham Bell and …

Just Start Walking Event 18 Sept

Putney Chiropractic Presents: “Just Start Walking” – Sunday September 18th, 10:30am for 11am start  In conjunction with the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (well, let’s face it, there are a few of us Aussies here!) we have decided to promote a campaign that’s all about exercise, and aptly named Just Start Walking. It’s aimed at promoting movement and exercise as part of …

Book Review: Born to Run

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall Is running extremely long distances barefoot the key to health, happiness and longevity? Is running steadily for hours at a time not only therapeutic but also natural? Primitive humans did it constantly, catching and killing quarry simply by exhausting them in a marathon hunt. In “Born to Run,” Christopher McDougall discovers the Tarahumara, a …

Preconceptive & Pregnancy Workshop

There are many things that you can do to promote good health when expecting a new addition to the family – but what about beforehand? Preconceptive healthcare (your health before you conceive a child) is every bit as important as your health during pregnancy. If you are expecting a child, or hoping to be, then this is a fantastic opportunity …

Research: kyphosis and mortality

[highlight2]RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant.[/highlight2] RESEARCH PAPER: Kyphosis and Mortality Paper Posture is key to a long healthy life A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society …