January exercise of the month

This months exercise is all about creating low back flexibility and strength by starting to access that very important core. So important in these sedentary times.

Christmas gift vouchers

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December exercise of the month

Welcome to our monthly exercise to help keep your body moving well and stop the negative affects sedentary posture may be having on your spine. This month is all about strengthening your upper back and neck. You’ll need an exercise ball but this exercise will strengthen your upper back and help improve your upper back and neck posture.

Ski fitness article

The ‘ski doc’ has been at it again, answering questions for the Ski Club of GB’s magazine ‘Ski and Board’. Our very own chiropractor Dr Craig McLean moonlights as an expert for the ski club of GB and regularly offers advice about how to prepare your body for the challenges of skiing/boarding.

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 …

The PCC barista team

Thanks Grind Coffee Bar for a fab night learning the art of making the perfect flat white. There is way more that you’d think (or than the folk at Costas know) about making coffee. Thanks to Jurgen and Dave for a great night out. They regularly hold barista nights for £35 a head and we can guarantee you’ll be at least be …

Christmas opening hours 2012/13

As always, we will be open as much as possible during the festive break to ensure availability to a Chiropractor at what can be a stressful time for many. It is business as usual until Saturday 22 December then we will be open from 27-29th December and back to usual hours from Jan 2nd. [twocol_one]Sat 22 – open Sun 23 …

Live longer by sitting less

Abstract Objectives To determine the impact of sitting and television viewing on life expectancy in the USA. Design Prevalence-based cause-deleted life table analysis. Setting Summary RRs of all-cause mortality associated with sitting and television viewing were obtained from a meta-analysis of available prospective cohort studies. Prevalences of sitting and television viewing were obtained from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Primary …

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 …

November exercise of the month

Welcome to our monthly exercise to help keep your body moving well and stop the affects that sedentary posture may be having on your spine. This exercise is an active lumbar roll and should be repeated 30-60 times each side.

World Spine Day – Oct 16

Every year on October 16th people from around the world join together to raise awareness on World Spine Day as part of the Bone and Joint Decade’s Action Week. Spinal disorders, such as back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and disc disease, to name a few are common, and they can have a profound effect on a person’s overall health, impacting …

The London Ski and Snowboard Show

Ski and Snowboard Show This year the Ski and Snowboard Show is celebrated 39 years of bringing you the latest and greatest in winter sports gear, holidays, action, experiences and more. With over 200 stands to browse and a dozen free interactive attractions, it was a great way to spend the day whether you’ve never skied before or head to …

Team Triathlon

The South London Swim Club, a fine all year outdoor, cold water swimming club is based at Tooting Bec Lido and it holds an annual relay triathlon every year in September. Last year Doc Craig and his wife Gail teamed up with their neighbour and managed to win the Members trophy. This year the Putney Chiropractic staff entered two teams, …

Text neck – poor neck posture

A recent CNN news special on mobile phone devices and computers discusses the term ‘Text Neck’. This is a term coined by a chiropractor in the USA after linking numerous neck symptoms with the misuse of mobile phones, tablets and computers. So no doubt you are reading this page with a craned neck posture and maybe have been there for hours. Here …

Celebrating with Gold Medalist Sophie

Sophie Hosking, the London 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist in the lightweight womens double scull has been celebrating at her native London Rowing Club and Drs Luke Brady, Craig McLean and Mrs Gail McLean were there to help. It was a great night and provided a great insight into the thoughts of the rowers as they gave a stroke by stroke …

Private Health Insurance

All our chiropractors at Putney Chiropractic Centre, London, are registered providers with most private health insurance companies. Companies such as BUPA, AXA/PPP, Simply Health, Saga, Pru Health, AVIVA, WPA, BMI healthcare, to name a few. With private health insurance cover you will be able to receive a head start on their chiropractic care by having the first few sessions covered …

BUPA recognised London Chiropractors

All our chiropractors at Putney Chiropractic Centre, London, are BUPA registered providers. Any BUPA member will be able to receive a head start on their chiropractic care by having the first six sessions covered by their private health insurance policy. Please follow the steps below to ensure you comply with BUPA requirements: 1. Call BUPA and get a pre-authorisation for …

AXA/PPP recognised London Chiropractors

Two of our chiropractors at Putney Chiropractic Centre, London, are AXA/PPP registered providers. Most AXA/PPP members will be able to receive a head start on their chiropractic care by having up to the first 10 sessions covered by their private health insurance policy (depending on the level of members cover). Please follow the steps below to ensure you comply with …