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.

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 …

World Congress of Chiropractic Students

CA Paul at the World Congress of Chiropractic Students in Perth, Australia The WCCS has been running since 1979 and brings together students from all over the world, from every chiropractic teaching institution to discuss, share and realise their passion for chiropractic. I was lucky enough to be chosen this year to represent The McTimoney College of Chiropractic and jetted …

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 …

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 …

Wellness for children

Chiropractic is a healthcare profession that is very multifaceted, encompasses all ages by taking care of people from the cradle to the grave, and can help regain, restore, and maintain optimal health throughout a lifetime. This applies to the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient. Chiropractic care is unlimited in its approach to wellness, given the many aspects …

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 …

Prepare for ski with PCC – The Guardian

We are committed to helping everyone be the best they can be and know that a body that is aligned and vital will perform better on the mountain, but more importantly will mean a safer ski experience. An added benefit of increased strength and flexibility is a more fun skiing experience, and we think that’s pretty cool too. We are …

Chiropractic in Cycling Weekly Magazine

  A colleague of ours, Dr Matt Rabin, is the team Chiropractor for the pro cycling race team Garmin Cervelo and Cycling Weekly did a great article on him in the October 27th edition. Below is the full article, and it sounds like he was a truly valued member of the team. Enjoy reading about a usual day on a …

London Ski and Snowboard Show 2011

We are thrilled to be official chiropractors to the Ski and Snowboard Show 2011. We’ve been there every year since 2005 (some of us for much much longer!) and we love the atmosphere, catching up with old friends, making new friends and the excitement of winter approaching. We are proud to be the Chiropractors of choice of Konrad Bartelski, Graham Bell and …

PCC in The Telegraph

Dr Craig has been included as an expert in an extensive article in the weekend Telegraph travel section on preparing your body for the piste and getting fit for the slopes. Here is an excerpt: Advice and preparation for Skiing “The best way to injure yourself on the slopes is to turn up unfit” says Dr Craig McLean, a ski injury expert, …

N.I.C.E. guidelines

The National Centre for Clinical Excellence, who advise the NHS, has made a long overdue recommendation that Chiropractic is one of the treatments of choice for low back pain. It recommended a twelve week course of chiropractic treatment should be considered for people who have suffered low back pain for a period of between 6 weeks and 1 year. It …

Dr Craig offers advice to the Queen

Listen to the radio show by following the below links… Radio five live Radio five live part 2 Well, we don’t know for sure that she was listening, but this week Dr Craig was invited to appear on national Radio Five Live to comment on how to best look after your back. Specialist advice The request came following the news …