Stress and Cortisol

Cortisol is a hormone that is secreted by the adrenal glands. It regulates blood pressure and regulates the body’s use of macronutrients. Cortisol also affects the release of insulin release and your body’s ability to convert sugars into energy. Typically, cortisol levels peak in the morning, and is at its lowest level in the middle of the night. At natural, healthy …

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 …

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 …

Research: chiropractic and creative thinking

Honestly, people don’t usually show up our office complaining about a lack of creativity! Maybe with the study discussed below that might just change. Makes sense to me: Chiropractic removes stress on the nervous system. Less stress means more capacity for higher functioning activities such as creativity. A recent study reported in the Chiropractic Journal of Australia has found that chiropractic adjustments may enhance …

Neck posture and health implications

Not having your head on straight can affect your health The importance of head position extends further than just into how we look – it can have a drastic impact on our state of wellbeing. Who would have thought that our head posture can impact so much within our lives? Check out these points and PLEASE ensure that you are …

So what is subluxation?

What are subluxations and how do adjustments help? Chiropractic is based on the scientific fact that your body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism. These important functions are controlled by the brain, spinal cord, and all the nerves of the body. The skull protects the delicate tissues of the brain. The moving bones of the spine protect the vulnerable communication pathways …

Book Review: Well adjusted Babies

Well Adjusted Babies Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani Well Adjusted Babies is the must-have resource for every young family. Written by an Australian chiropractor and world-renowned expert on holistic family healthcare, this book covers everything from pre-conceptive health tips through to birthing options, breastfeeding advice, family nutrition and tips for strong immunity. As a mother of 4 vibrant, healthy boys, Dr Jen …

Book Review: The Vital Truth

The Vital Truth Dr Sarah Farrant “This book is a must read for anyone and everyone who is interested in their health! Written by an incredible woman, Sarah Farrant, it leads the reader through a new (or maybe I should say old, but forgotten) understanding of health, our bodies and what it takes to lead a vitalistic life! Sarah has …

Research: cervicogenic headache

RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant. RESEARCH PAPER: Spinal manipulation for cervicogenic headache ABSTRACT Methods Eighty participants were randomized to receive spinal manipulation or a light massage control (n = 40/ …

Sciatica advice

Sciatica is a very common complaint amongst people of all ages, occupations and fitness levels, however many people don’t understand what it really is, what has caused it and what they can do about it. Some people experience it in a relatively mild form, while for others it can be quite debilitating, interfering with normal daily activities and movement. What …

Research: efficacy of steroid injections

RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant. RESEARCH PAPER: Efficacy of steroid injections It appears that it makes no difference in the long term outcome of shoulder or elbow pain using either …

Research: chiropractic and breastfeeding

[highlight3]RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant.[/highlight3] RESEARCH PAPER: Contribution of Chiropractic Therapy to Resolving Suboptimal Breastfeeding: A Case Series of 114 Infants. Joyce E. Miller DC, Laura Miller, Ann-Kristin Sulesund, Andriy Yevtushenko. Journal of Manipulative …

Research: migraine relief

[highlight3]RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant.[/highlight3] RESEARCH PAPER: Evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with headache. Journal Manipulative therapy 2011 Jun;34(5):274-89.  Bryans R, Descarreaux M, Duranleau M, Marcoux H, …

Migraine Headaches

Migraine Headaches are one of the most common types of headaches in adults, and one in seven adults in the UK suffer from them. It can be difficult for you to decide what to do – sometimes a person with headaches may not realise that it is a migraine and may be unsure about what causes it or whether there …

A Brief History of Chiropractic

Dr Luke brings to you the potted history of Chiropractic… The Origins of Chiropractic Chiropractic in it’s modern guise has been around since 1895 when Daniel David (D.D.) Palmer recognised the significance of a specific spinal adjustment. It was he who developed the philosophy of chiropractic that now forms the basis of our profession. D.D. Palmer, a Canadian who practiced …

Welcome to our vibrant chiropractic centre!

Welcome to Putney Chiropractic Centre. We are an outstanding group of London Chiropractors and who have been serving the Putney community since 1987. Welcome, sit down and relax… In April 2009 we moved from our old home in Bective Road, where we had been located for 21 years, to a new larger space just off the Lower Richmond Road. We …