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, …

Why get adjusted?

Why adjustments are good for you! The following ten statements explain why getting a spinal adjustment by a Chiropractor can help you to get and stay well for the rest of your life. Each statement is supported by some great peer reviewed articles which backs up the benefits of regular chiropractic care. 1. It’s good for your nervous system This …

Fulham Ski Fete

Sunday was the first ever Fulham Ski Fete and in the tradition of all great British fete’s there was sunshine, food, plenty to drink and some great music, (apres ski rock – umpaloopa – and even steel drums). We flew the Putney Chiro flags over Fulham palace and met loads of locals who were interested in what we had to …

Chiro Europe Malaga

Dr Edwina headed off to Malaga, Spain for a large gathering of the chiropractic profession mid April. There were around 700 attendees from across Europe and the world. It is such a great way to share ideas within the profession, research, patient management and new wellness strategies for the future. The team at Putney Chiro strive to be the best …

Family and friends discount

May 2013 is Family and Friends month. As an existing client of Putney Chiro if you’d like to send in one of your family members, friends or even your boss for our new client experience, we’ll take £75 off the normal price and all they will pay is £50 for their first visit. Just send them to this web page and …

La Marmotte 2013

Drs Michael and Craig headed to France for the weekend of 6/7 July to join 6500 other crazy cyclists to complete the Marmotte cycling sportive. Read some thoughts from Doc Craig as he sped around the course a year after he broke his leg. The Marmotte 2013 – unfinished business Marmotte time: 7hrs 10mins (414 out of 6000+) – not …

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!

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.

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 …

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 …

Barcelona Chiropractic College Open Day

Barcelona College of Chiropractic Open Day, July the 19th 2013 The BCC presents and shares its campus to all those interested in studying chiropractic, as well as friends and family. Program of the day: 16.00 Registration BCC IdEC 16.30 Welcome to the Open Day 18.30 Transfer to the new BCC Chiropractic Centre 19.00 BCC Chiropractic Centre visit For reservations, contact …

May exercise of the month

Gluteal activation routine. Doc Craig took a few minutes to show you how to do a great gluteal activation routine that works well at stabilising your pelvis and giving your lower spine a great foundation. Not only that its will get your butt looking good for the summer (if it ever arrives!)

School careers and healthy spine talk

School Talks Dr Craig McLean gave up his Thursday morning a few weeks ago to inspire the young minds of Thomas’s Clapham – an early careers carousel for the aged 4-7 year olds. Can you imagine thinking about a career at this age – some are now considering a future in chiropractic or at least a career which explores the …

March’s exercise of the month

              The piriformis muscle stretch. The piriformis muscle is situated deep in your buttock and can be responsible for contributing to low back pain, sciatica or general tesnion in your low back region. The below exercises are simple ways to keep the piriformis muscle from carring tension and keep your low back and buttock …

Walking the talk

The team at Putney Chiropractic spend our time advising you how to help make your body healthier from the inside out, what you may not know is we walk the talk! Read on to find out what we are all focusing on at present to keep us healthy so we can be beacons of health and well being – leading …

Tammy’s story

Tammy Parlour is a 4th degree black belt in the Korean martial art of Hapkido, having practiced for over 30 years. She founded Chang’s Hapkido Academy UK, a full-time martial arts and meditation school in central London. She is doing a part-time MSc in Strength & Conditioning and is Co-founder of the Women’s Sport Trust. As a sports person my …