Yoga and Chiropractic

Yoga & Chiropractic

CHECK OUT OUR FREE YOGA, JUICE & CHIRO EVENT ON MARCH 10th AT 8.15pm… Chiropractic, simply explained, is the detection and correction of specific spinal blockages or misalignments with the aim to improve spinal and nervous system function. A spine that moves well and is free of these subluxated spinal segments allows the nervous system to function better and as …

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 …

Dr Craig hits the heights in the Dave Creasy 6

The Dave Creasy Six-Day bike racing event is a Madison format six day event compressed into two days day. Day one was held at the Lee Valley Vello Park in Stratford, London,  day two at the Herne Hill Velodrome in South East London. Our very own Dr Craig McLean was represented in team five, the orange team. There were 14 teams …

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Making marginal gains in your health & wellbeing

  Cycling’s premier event, the Tour de France, is now in full swing with riders from around the world putting their bodies through three weeks of hell in order to claim the fabled Maillot Jaune – the yellow jersey. The first part of the race has been dominated by Team Sky who have become the dominant force in world cycling …

Bike Blog – Dr Craig & the Wiggo Hour

June was a big month of cycle racing for Doc Craig. Craig’s been riding with the amateur racing team Nuun Sigma Sport – sponsored by Nuun hydration tablets, Sigma Sport bike shop in Kingston, Cannondale bikes, Mavic wheels and helmets, Castelli kit, Bont shoes, Smith Optics sunnies and of course Putney Chiropractic. He’s a second category cyclist who regularly mixes …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The 2014 London Ski and Snowboard Show

The PCC team were in attendance at the London Ski Show last week and we did our bit to help skiers and snowboarders from all over the UK get fit and ready to perform at their best for the approaching season. Highlights included Dr Craig at 11am on Sunday morning speaking at the Mountain Talks Theatre about his personal ski …

Ski Exercises to Prepare you for the Piste

When facing the impending winter in England, it can be tricky to find reasons to get excited. It does however mean the start of the ski season is just around the corner, giving us a lovely ray of hope as we make our way through the soggy darkening days. If you’re lucky enough to be heading to the slopes this …

Hannah’s Paddle

Transatlantic sailor, adventurer and broadcaster Hannah White has been a client of Putney Chiro since moving up from the south coast following her media career to the big smoke. She’s always made the health of her spine a priority and makes it an essential part of her healthy body routine combined with a careful nutritional strategy and strength training. So much …

Get Ready For Winter Fitness Session

Last week Dr Craig was very kindly asked to share his expertise at the Austrian National Tourist Office’s annual media winter get together, entitled Get Ready For Winter. So at 7.30 am, he and a group of active and willing volunteers that included Britain’s premiere female alpine skier, Chemmy Alcott, headed out to Hyde Park and embarked on a fitness …

September Special Offer

To soften the blow of the approaching autumn we’ve decided to offer potential new clients a little treat. For the whole of September we are offering 50% off your first visit (normal fee £125) and if you bring a friend, it’s two for the price of one! This means, if the two of you visit together it will cost a total …

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The Bloopers Reel

As part of the preparation for our shiny new website, the Putney Chiropractic team had to don their thespian hats to film our promotional videos. And without so much as a cup of tea, let alone the hair, makeup and trailer treatment of the stars, it was Lights, Camera, Action! I think we all initially thought that Hollywood would be …

Putney Chiropractic’s Craig joins the pros…

Vericool Circuit of the Fens Grand Prix Elite Series – National A. Road Race Sunday July 27 near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Results: Adam Blythe NFTO (1st), Chris Opie Rapha/Condor (2nd), and Russell Downing NFTO (3rd) It was the day for the part timers to meet the pro’s, Nuun Sigma Sport London Race team were welcomed by the organisers of the Vericool …

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. …

Research: Chiropractic effective for low back pain

This study measured the effects of a chiropractic adjustment on the low back (facet) joints. It proved that there was an effective gapping and stretching of these joints which was shown to help improve mobility and reduce the adhesions that are common place in the low back. MRI scans were used to show how the gapping was most effective in …