Retained Neonatal Reflexes

When we are in utero, and early in our life, our brain’s decision making process (in our higher brain) is still developing. So that we are able to instinctively perform necessary tasks such as feeding, grasping objects, or respond appropriately to situations such as our birth, or a threat, our brainstem (located at the top of the spinal cord) has …

A fond farewell to Dr Edwina

After 9 years at Putney Chiropractic the time has finally come for us to bid a fond farewell to the wonderful Dr Edwina. Edwina has made the very difficult decision to return to Australia in order to be closer to her family. Here’s a short message from her to you all: To my Putney Family, After 11 glorious years in London, …

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Dr Edwina returns on March 21

Dr Edwina has been enjoying some some rest and relaxation back home in Australia. After an amazing break catching up with friends and family, she’s fully recharged, raring to go and will be back at Putney Chiro on Monday, March 21. Here’s a snapshot of what she’s been up to… YOU CAN BOOK HERE OR CALL US ON 020 8785 …

Pregnancy – Pelvic Instability

Pregnancy – Pelvic Instability Pelvic instability (PI) is a condition that causes pain around the joints of the pelvis (pelvic girdle) during and after pregnancy. In normal pregnancy a hormone called relaxin softens the ligaments around the joints of the pelvis. This is a natural process which prepares the maternal pelvis for childbirth and does not usually cause lasting discomfort. …

Pregnancy – heartburn

Are you sick of laying in bed at night with the constant pain of heartburn? It is a very common problem affecting a large percentage of pregnant women, which can be controlled with some small changes. Hormonal changes during pregnancy cause relaxation of the ligaments which normally keep the valve between the esophagus and the stomach closed. If it relaxes …

Pregnancy and chiropractic

It is often said that pregnant women fall into two groups. There are those who thrive during their pregnancy and go on with life as if their body had not changed, then there are the others who suffer from all sorts of pains and discomforts which make pregnancy a difficult time. Regardless of which group you fit into chiropractic care …

Pregnancy – Preconception Care

Preconception health is a woman’s health before she becomes pregnant. It focuses on the conditions and risk factors that could affect a woman if she becomes pregnant. The key to promoting preconception health is to combine the best health care, healthy behaviours, strong support, and safe environments at home and at work. Good preconception health care is about managing current …

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 …

Edwina Joins her Mum Trekking in the Pyrenees

As you all know, the Putney team are a sporty bunch who know the importance of walking the talk! But it doesn’t stop there, their families are an active lot too! A few weeks ago Dr Edwina’s mother Sue began a gruelling four week long trek through France and Spain. Not one to miss out on the action, Dr Edwina …

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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 …

Spinal Awareness Week

Our very own Dr Edwina Waddell is the spokeswoman for the United Chiropractic Association and you can watch her in the UCA’s new posture video made for this years Spinal Awarness week.   Spinal Awareness Week – “Posture Starts with the Spine” The United Chiropractic Association (UCA) is celebrating the spine by holding a nationwide Spinal Awareness Week on 12-16 May. Our …

Dr Edwina in the news – text neck

Dr Edwina has been out and about raising awareness about the dreaded ‘text neck’ and the implications on peoples health, particularly among children. Her concerns regarding the implications for your health from constant mobile phone use, are supported by the United Chiropractic Association(UCA), which has ensured plenty of media attention. The research has raised question marks over how it will affect …

Dr Edwina’s Allergy Advice

It’s spring, and we all know what that means! Meadow flowers, lighter days, running through the fields ….hang on a minute….. Those pesky allergies can really take the enjoyment out   of the best time of the year. I only began experiencing this for myself a few years ago, and I have created a great formula that I stick to, …

Hamburg hospital visit

A few weeks ago Dr Edwina was in Germany to visit a trauma hospital to see a German MD in action, helping people in A & E who have had spinal and nerve trauma. She spent a morning watching Dr Stehr, previously a trauma surgeon, optimising people’s nervous systems with his bare hands instead of his surgeons knife. Dr Edwina: …

Edwina’s Organic Quest

Dr Edwina Waddell shares her latest experiences in attempting to live and stay healthy in London. This week, in my eternal quest to simplify my life by shortening my to do-list, in a health focused and free from nastie’s way, I did my first online, all- organic, grocery shop. I was bored of scouring the supermarket for organic fruit and …

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 …

Stay healthy during the party season

Dr Edwina’s top 4 strategies to boost your immune system at Christmas. Too many late nights, parties and stress at this time of the year often lead to us succumbing to fatigue and illness. 1. Make sure your nervous system is in good working order: Did you know that your body is really good at defending itself from germs and …

Athena network group

Connecting with your neighbours and gaining a sense of community is an important part of enjoying life – whether in business or in your personal life. That was definitely my aim when I joined The Athena Network two years ago – a professional networking group for businesswomen in south west London. The Athena network focuses on giving women the opportunity …

Latest news from Dr Edwina

In the last few months Dr Edwina Waddell has been busy attending two seminars in Europe, one in London and the other in Malaga, Spain and meeting with MP’s at the House of Commons to help increase the understanding at the top of how chiropractic is more about a healthy lifestyle than bad backs. Her seminars began with the Neuro-Emotional …

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 …