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 …

Return to school family rate

We are committed to promoting health for all the family and in an attempt to make a regular visit to the chiropractor an affordable option for the whole family, we are promoting a special ‘return to school family rate’ if you bring in your family before school starts. Here’s how it works: if your family comes in before the 8th September …

Tim Brabants Olympic Finalist

Tim Brabants made a courageous attempt to defend his Olympic title at London 2012 when he progressed to the K1 1000m sprint kayak final. He drew lane one and with an unfavourable wind direction winning would have been difficult. The field was a who’s who of 1000m sprint kayak with the worlds fastest men jammed into the middle of the …

Have you seen this man?

Missing in action, rumoured to return… We have received several unconfirmed sightings at Putney Chiropractic Centre, Grind Coffee Bar, Tooting Lido, Cycling in Richmond Park and London 2012 Olympic events. Recent reports suggest that Dr Craig will be back to look after you and your family from Monday August 13th. – Monday: 08:00-12 noon – Tuesday: 15:00-19:00 – Wednesday: 08:00-12 …

Sophie Hosking Olympic Champion

Sophie Hosking together with Kat Copeland are the Olympic Champions in the Lightweight Women’s Double Scull. Sophie trains in Putney at London Rowing Club with coach Paul Reedy and we were proud at Putney Chiropractic to help Sophie in the lead up to her London 2012 Olympic campaign. Performance and recovery enhancement It was an absolute pleasure working with such …

Recovering from a broken leg

Our resident Chiropractor and ironically a renowned ski injury expert, turned the focus on himself recently when he fractured his leg while skiing in Canada late in the 2012 ski season. Below is an outline of what was involved in the recovery process taking him from a shattered leg and shattered dream of working at the London 2012 Olympics, to …

Sophie Hosking Olympic Heat

Practice Manager Drew Martin, was there to watch Sophie Hosking and Kat Copeland win their heat of the women’s lightweight double scull. They set the best time of all LW2 crews and are looking good for the semifinal on Thursday and the final on Saturday. Good luck Sophie and go team GB! Select an image below to show larger size…

St Marys summer school fair

Dr Michael Bloom on hand to help at the Putney St Mary’s summer school fair. Thanks to Anna at SnapDragon face painting for your amazing face art.

London 2 Paris cycling event

Dr Michael Bloom joined in the fun at the London to Paris bike ride in June, 2012. Weather was wet and windy but the morale was high and all reportedly had a great time. From The L2P official website… ‘The London-Paris 2012 has come to an end. After an epic Three Stage ride, all 450 riders from the seven speed …

Olympic road closures Saturday 28th July

Putney Bridge and Putney High street will be closed all day from 3am. We are open as usual (7.30am – 2pm) and welcome your visit. As we are close to both Putney Bridge and Putney High Street if your journey is interrupted by these closures please park and simply walk the last 5 minutes to your destination. Alternatively use public …

London Olympics and Team GB

Putney Chiropractic is proud to be helping some of the UK’s top athletes on the road to London 2012. Read on to find out more about who we’ve been helping, get some insight into why some of Team GB visit Putney Chiropractic and why they choose to include a spinal adjustment into their pre-olympic routine. Team GB sprint kayak and …

Tim Brabants GB sprint kayak

Tim Brabants, Olympic Gold Medalist, K1 1000m, 2008, Beijing. “In pursuit of being in the best possible shape whilst training, racing and in the build up to the London 2012 Olympic Games I believe that regular chiropractic treatment plays a vital role. When training hard it is an important adjunct to maintain a healthy body.”   “The highly qualified team …

City Ski Championships 2012

The 2012 City Ski Championships – Crans Montana, Switzerland Putney Chiropractic was a proud supporter of the 2012 Momentum Ski Festival. The weekend in Crans Montana, Switzerland brought together downhill and slalom ski racing with a comedy festival featuring Markus Brigstoke, Rufus Hound and Nick Doody, an apres ski music festival with among others top London band ‘The Feeling’, a …

Sophie Hosking GB rower

Sophie Hosking will represent GB at the London 2012 Olympics in the women’s lightweight double scull. With a 5th place in 2010 and a 3rd place bronze in the 2011 World Championships she is one of GB’s big hopes for a medal this summer. Sophie has been under care at Putney Chiro since late 2011. As you can imagine 3 …

Vanessa Raw GB triathlete

Vanessa Raw represents GB in triathlon at the elite level of international competition. You’ll see her line up against the likes of Helen Jenkins at any of the ITU world cup events around the globe in GB’s red white and blue. Vanessa has been getting regular adjustments at Putney Chiro since August 2011 when her myotherapist, Chris Ball and coach …

International Cyclefit Symposium

The International Cyclefit Symposium was a two day forum looking at the relationship between the human body and a bicycle. The two day conference on the 25 & 26 Jan, 2012 was well attended by over 50 bike fitters, physios, chiros, medical consultants, scientists and bike industry folk. Drs Craig and Luke from Putney Chiro were in attendance and were …