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 …

Craig’s Cycling Blog 2011

Ask some of my family or close friends and they’ll tell you I am addicted to cycling and spend way too much time on two wheels. In 2011 I decided to get serious and work closely with a coach, Rich Simmonds from Personal Cycle Coaching, start training with an SRM power meter and buy a few more toys. Read on …

Titleist certified golf fitness instructor

Dr Craig becomes a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) certified golf fitness instructor. Amsterdam, August 2011. I had a great experience this year when I met the team at Titleist who have blended the understanding of physical limitations and restricted moved of hips, shoulders and spine with golf swing problem solving. The goal of working with a TPI golf pro is to …

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 …

Just Start Walking Event 18 Sept

Putney Chiropractic Presents: “Just Start Walking” – Sunday September 18th, 10:30am for 11am start  In conjunction with the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (well, let’s face it, there are a few of us Aussies here!) we have decided to promote a campaign that’s all about exercise, and aptly named Just Start Walking. It’s aimed at promoting movement and exercise as part of …

Preconceptive & Pregnancy Workshop

There are many things that you can do to promote good health when expecting a new addition to the family – but what about beforehand? Preconceptive healthcare (your health before you conceive a child) is every bit as important as your health during pregnancy. If you are expecting a child, or hoping to be, then this is a fantastic opportunity …

Research: kyphosis and mortality

[highlight2]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.[/highlight2] RESEARCH PAPER: Kyphosis and Mortality Paper Posture is key to a long healthy life A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society …

Research: low back pain

[highlight2]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.[/highlight2]   RESEARCH PAPER: Low Back Pain The May 2009 report by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence provides full support for Chiropractic adjustments (referred to …

New timetable August 2011

Please find below the timetable of our chiropractors and massage therapists. Please note that this is intended as a guide and hours may change or certain hours be fully booked. Please call reception on 020 8785 6144 to reserve a time that suits you best: least stress = great results! Putney Chiropractic Timetable  

Book Review: The Hidden Messages in Water

The Hidden Messages in Water by Dr Masaru Emoto Have you ever wondered what water really looks like? What if water had feelings? Dr Masaru Emoto attempts to answer some of these questions with his fascinating and beautiful research. His findings are a must read for anyone who cares about their own and their family’s health. Dr Masaru Emoto has …

New PCC lycra

Well, it was only a matter of time! Here’s a sneaky peak of our new bike racing outfits – watch out for them in Richmond Park! Want to join our team? If you want to get your hands on a set, you can order them at reception. They are available at a cost of £90 for the set (top and …

Lumbar disc problems

Lumbar disc herniation Lumbar disc herniation is a common cause of low back pain and sciatica and is known by many, especially your GP, as a slipped disc. It’s description as a slipped disc couldn’t be further from the truth. The discs don’t slip anywhere but the disc material can protrude or bulge putting pressure on spinal nerves or even …

St Mary’s School Summer Fair

The first weekend of July saw the Putney Chiro crew head around the corner to the St Mary’s Summer Fair.  It was a gorgeous afternoon- lots of sunshine, fun and shenanigans!  It was a great chance for us to chat with people about the importance of posture and good spinal health from a young age, as well as getting involved …

Keeping hydrated

Water is one of our most vital nutrients. We can survive for approximately 40 days without food, but only 4 days without water. It plays many roles in our body, from digestion and detoxifying, to thinning our blood and increasing our mental performance. A drop of even 2% in our body’s water stores can affect our energy and body’s function. …

Optimum nutrition tips

Latest facts on a healthy diet We take looking after your body from the inside out seriously. Follow this simple strategy to ensure that your body has the specific requirements it needs for optimal cell replication, regeneration and brain and nervous system health. “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”  Hippocrates A review of over 2000 research articles …

Thermomix demonstration

With today’s fast paced lifestyle, we cook far less than we used to. Homemade bread, jams, juices, soups, sauces, salads, dips, cakes, biscuits are a thing of the past. The fast, ready-made foods that feature in today’s diet are making us sick. In children and adults, disease and obesity are at an all time high. We’ve heard alot about the …

The importance of five a day

Why is five a day so important? All this talk of five fruit or vegetables a day is all very well, but why do we need it, and how much is actually required? What is a portion? A portion is about 80g of fruit or veg which roughly equates to an apple, an orange, two plums, a handful of grapes …

Hurlingham Polo

The team had a cracking time at the Hurlingham Polo recently. We like to support local events and it was just a hop across the river to check out this incredible sport. Did you know that Chiropractors see many riders, but also a there are some amazing McTimoney trained Horse Chiropractors?  

Half term means half price!

Our regular “Half-term half-price kids” came round again so quickly! It’s a great opportunity to bring the kids (and their friends) in for an adjustment without the stress of having to fit it around the school day. It’s a great way to have a check-up adjustment and a cost-effective way too. We want to make chiropractic accessible to everyone, especially …