May exercise of the month

Gluteal activation routine. Doc Craig took a few minutes to show you how to do a great gluteal activation routine that works well at stabilising your pelvis and giving your lower spine a great foundation. Not only that its will get your butt looking good for the summer (if it ever arrives!)

School careers and healthy spine talk

School Talks Dr Craig McLean gave up his Thursday morning a few weeks ago to inspire the young minds of Thomas’s Clapham – an early careers carousel for the aged 4-7 year olds. Can you imagine thinking about a career at this age – some are now considering a future in chiropractic or at least a career which explores the …

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 …

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 …

Christmas gift vouchers

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The PCC barista team

Thanks Grind Coffee Bar for a fab night learning the art of making the perfect flat white. There is way more that you’d think (or than the folk at Costas know) about making coffee. Thanks to Jurgen and Dave for a great night out. They regularly hold barista nights for £35 a head and we can guarantee you’ll be at least be …

Christmas opening hours 2012/13

As always, we will be open as much as possible during the festive break to ensure availability to a Chiropractor at what can be a stressful time for many. It is business as usual until Saturday 22 December then we will be open from 27-29th December and back to usual hours from Jan 2nd. [twocol_one]Sat 22 – open Sun 23 …

Posture screen

We have started using Posture Screen software to help you see some of the variations in normal posture. Please ask your chiropractor to take a photo of your posture and we can use this as a great motivator to keep your posture upright and your spine healthy for the rest of your life. Dr Craig has donated his report for …

Chiro Europe Barcelona

The whole team from Putney Chiropractic headed off to the largest gathering of the profession in Europe ever in Barcelona the weekend of 17/18 November 2012. There were 730 of us in a large auditorium in central Barcelona. There was a fantastic line up of international speaker discussion developments in various techniques, research, education and politics. Delegates were from all …

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.

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 …

The London Ski and Snowboard Show

Ski and Snowboard Show This year the Ski and Snowboard Show is celebrated 39 years of bringing you the latest and greatest in winter sports gear, holidays, action, experiences and more. With over 200 stands to browse and a dozen free interactive attractions, it was a great way to spend the day whether you’ve never skied before or head 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 Triathlon

The South London Swim Club, a fine all year outdoor, cold water swimming club is based at Tooting Bec Lido and it holds an annual relay triathlon every year in September. Last year Doc Craig and his wife Gail teamed up with their neighbour and managed to win the Members trophy. This year the Putney Chiropractic staff entered two teams, …

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 …

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 …