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 …

Congratulations Michael!

In other news, one of the long standing members of the Putney Team, Dr Michael Bloom tied the knot last week to the very lovely Julie. We thought we’d take this opportunity to wish both of them a huge congratulations! They married in Richmond on Friday the 14th before hoping on an iconic London Bus trip to Piccadilly for a …

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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 …

Dr Michael Bloom qualifies as wellness practitioner

  Dr Michael Bloom’s wellness certification   I recently completed my post graduate qualification in wellness. This certification is titled “Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner” and is awarded by the International Chiropractic Association.   The study took me 2 years part time, and consisted of attending four individual 12 hour seminar lectures, completing four corresponding home module assignments and finally completing …

Wellness from Within

Understanding what chiropractic offers is simple. Many people think that the main objective of chiropractic is to help people with back pain when in fact it’s about so much more. It is about achieving true health and wellness which in turn leads to a happier you. Put simply, in order to be healthy our bodies have certain requirements… We require oxygen We …

Life Blueprint Talk: Crack Your Stress Code

Anxious? Sluggish? Overwhelmed? Unmotivated? CRACK YOUR STRESS CODE. Dr Michael presents the latest in his series of lifestyle health talks to maximise your genetic blueprint. Stress can affect your overall health and vitality in many different ways. Come along to find out how to crack your stress code…. When: Tuesday May 20th, 7.30pm Where: Putney Chiropractic Centre 2b Weiss Road, sw15 1dh …

Dr Michael – Healing & Recovery

Dr Michael is back from a 3 month layoff with a serious injury. After his rehabilitation he has shared his experience on recovery and healing. Well after my little tete a tete with a large deer in Richmond park on my bicycle I struggled to see much positive from the experience. A full afternoon of surgery, along with metal pieces …

Art, Science, Philosophy

Chiropractic is often referred to as having these 3 pillars to its foundation. Today I was casting my mind back to when I first started my journey towards chiropractic in my first weeks at university. The academic challenge of understanding the science and the philosophy were relatively easy for me. I was used to learning in that way, and relished …

Common thread through all disease

We really do live in a fast paced world. We want quick results and instant gratification. Whether it is losing 4 kilograms in a week, or expanding the size of your biceps in a week, right through to having pre-prepared food, buying luxury items on credit, or having liposuction at the same time as a Caesarean. What I do know …

Germs and Immunity

How do I avoid getting sick? If the question is how to evade the effects of nasty virulent strains of bacteria? 1. Many people think that avoiding the “germs” is the answer. 2. Others would answer the same question by suggesting antibiotics. 3. Others might answer by suggesting that the effects can only take a hold if the bodies defences …

Life Blueprint: Creating Vitality

Life Blueprint: Creating Vitality… From the inside out! Our ‘Healthcare’ system IS failing.YET… Your body is born healthy and is innately designed to be healthy. In the second of the Blueprint Wellness series of talks, Dr Michael discusses the fundamental concepts of what it is to be ‘healthy’ and what you can do to ensure optimal vitality and longevity. Come in …

Dr Michael Bloom’s wellness certification

I recently completed my post graduate qualification in wellness. This certification is titled “Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner” and is awarded by the International Chiropractic Association. The study took me 2 years part time, and consisted of attending four individual 12 hour seminar lectures, completing four corresponding home module assignments and finally completing an examination covering all the course information. Briefly …

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 …

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 …

Healing

We really do live in a fast paced world. We want quick results and instant gratification. Whether it is losing 4 kilograms in a week, or expanding the size of your biceps in a week, right through to having pre-prepared food, buying luxury items on credit, or having liposuction at the same time as a Caeserean. What I do know …

Autumn cycling at Putney Chiro

Cycling at Putney Chiro We have started a virtual cycling club on Strava and invite you to join us. Find our cycling club on Strava and join us for a few virtual rides. Here’s some pics of a recent ride Drs Michael, Luke and Craig went on through the Surrey Hills on a beautiful Autumn day.

Ignacio’s story – mobility and wellbeing

Ignacio has been visiting Putney Chiropractic for a few months now. He kindly told us what he thought about our practice: When did you first come to Putney Chiropractic?  February 2012 Why did you first come to see us here? I had been seeing another chiropractor for a few years until he left the UK. Putney Chiropractic was recommended to …

Chiropractic’s Birthday

Well better late than never! September 18th was the birthday of our great profession. 117 years old to be precise. Who would have thought that in a relatively short time it has grown to become the largest and most regulated of the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) professions. Chiropractic is and always will be controversial in many people’s eyes. The …

Team sky success at Le Tour

Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins and Team sky for a great victory in the Tour de France. We like to think we played a small role in helping, see below a picture of Christian Knees, one of Bradley Wiggins’ domestiques getting a tune up from our very own Michael Bloom at this years Road Cycling show.

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 …