Dr Craig hits the heights in the Dave Creasy 6

The Dave Creasy Six-Day bike racing event is a Madison format six day event compressed into two days day. Day one was held at the Lee Valley Vello Park in Stratford, London,  day two at the Herne Hill Velodrome in South East London. Our very own Dr Craig McLean was represented in team five, the orange team. There were 14 teams …

Staying healthy through the school holidays

The school holidays are now in full swing and keeping the kids happy, entertained and enthusiastic for 6 weeks can sometimes be a tall order…as can keeping them fit and healthy. Good health and wellbeing isn’t something that can be dipped in and out of. It’s not a pot of hummus. It’s a way of life, a choice and something …

7 things you need to know about chiropractic

Chiropractic works on the simple principle that good spinal alignment leads to improved health, better performance and less pain. However, chiropractic extends much further than just this simple principle. Whether you’re brand new to chiropractic, thinking that it might be good for you or have had adjustments for years we’ve put together the following so you can discover all you …

aggregation of marginal gains

Making marginal gains in your health & wellbeing

  Cycling’s premier event, the Tour de France, is now in full swing with riders from around the world putting their bodies through three weeks of hell in order to claim the fabled Maillot Jaune – the yellow jersey. The first part of the race has been dominated by Team Sky who have become the dominant force in world cycling …

Pregnancy – Pelvic Instability

Pregnancy – Pelvic Instability Pelvic instability (PI) is a condition that causes pain around the joints of the pelvis (pelvic girdle) during and after pregnancy. In normal pregnancy a hormone called relaxin softens the ligaments around the joints of the pelvis. This is a natural process which prepares the maternal pelvis for childbirth and does not usually cause lasting discomfort. …

5 easy ways to start feeling good this summer

  The sun is shining, blue skies are on the horizon and summer is well and truly here. Summer, probably more so than any other season, is when we want to feel good. There might be summer holidays to look forward to, they’ll be plenty of things to keep us busy and keeping ourselves in optimum health is something we …

Bike Blog – Dr Craig & the Wiggo Hour

June was a big month of cycle racing for Doc Craig. Craig’s been riding with the amateur racing team Nuun Sigma Sport – sponsored by Nuun hydration tablets, Sigma Sport bike shop in Kingston, Cannondale bikes, Mavic wheels and helmets, Castelli kit, Bont shoes, Smith Optics sunnies and of course Putney Chiropractic. He’s a second category cyclist who regularly mixes …

Pregnancy – heartburn

Are you sick of laying in bed at night with the constant pain of heartburn? It is a very common problem affecting a large percentage of pregnant women, which can be controlled with some small changes. Hormonal changes during pregnancy cause relaxation of the ligaments which normally keep the valve between the esophagus and the stomach closed. If it relaxes …

Mums and Bumps Coffee Morning at Putney Chiro

Hey Parents and Future Parents! Come join our team at Putney Chiropractic on Wednesday 24th June at 10am when family wellness experts Dr Edwina Waddell and Dr Conor Ward to talk about the lifestyle choices you can make that will leave your friends asking you “Whats your secret?” when it comes to the health and happiness of your family. [one_half] …

Dinner with the Doc Puntey Chiro

Dinner with the Doc – June 23, July 7 & July 21

Dinner is on us at Grind Coffee Shop on Tuesday 23 June, 7 July or 21 July for you & up to 3 guests. Our resident wellness expert Dr Conor Ward will share with you down-to-earth ways to take back your health. There’s no substitute for a relaxed dinner in a cosy atmosphere while we talk candidly about how you …

10 benefits of taking your children to see a chiropractor

Your child’s health is their greatest asset and a regular visit to the chiropractor can help your child stay healthy, happy and full of energy. Children are constantly using their bodies in many physically challenging ways – with constant bumps and knocks – if they seem out of sorts it could be because the information highway is compromised due to …

How Chiropractic Can Help Babies & Young Children

Chiropractic can play a vital role in having healthy, happy and well balanced children and babies. You take your child to the dentist, so why not the chiropractor? Spinal problems that are carried into adulthood are preventable to a great extent, just like tooth decay. Taking care of your child’s body as much as you would their teeth is knowing …

Chiropractic, the immune system & the nervous system

The relationship between chiropractic, the immune system and the nervous system has been discussed for hundreds of years. Now the latest research shows they are even more closely linked than previously thought. Regular chiropractic treatment helps maintain a strong and healthy immune system with chiropractic patients having 200% greater immune competence over a five year period than those not under …

Chemmy Alcott

Video Case Study: Chemmy Alcott

Chemmy Alcott is Britain’s number one female alpine skier and a four-time Olympian.  Since retiring from alpine skiing after Sochi in 2014, she has spent her time challenging herself partaking in the Worlds Toughest Ski Race in Greenland in March 2015, 100 mile road race Ride London and other sporting endeavors whilst being a regular presenter of BBC’s Ski Sunday …

Pregnancy and chiropractic

It is often said that pregnant women fall into two groups. There are those who thrive during their pregnancy and go on with life as if their body had not changed, then there are the others who suffer from all sorts of pains and discomforts which make pregnancy a difficult time. Regardless of which group you fit into chiropractic care …

Pregnancy – Preconception Care

Preconception health is a woman’s health before she becomes pregnant. It focuses on the conditions and risk factors that could affect a woman if she becomes pregnant. The key to promoting preconception health is to combine the best health care, healthy behaviours, strong support, and safe environments at home and at work. Good preconception health care is about managing current …

Live Better Move Better

Stay active to live better and move better

All it takes is an hour a day to live a better, more balanced and healthier life. Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden have found that an hour of moderate physical activity, or half an hour of more vigorous exercise a day, can reduce your chances of heart failure by up to 46%. By simply jogging or swimming for an …

How to age well

How do you want to age?

What will your last 10 years look like? Will you be quick enough to play with your grandchildren? Strong enough to embrace every moment? Will you grow old with vitality or will you succumb to old age? Your posture is a good indicator of how well you will age. When you have good posture your nerves and body will be …

How to drink more water

How to drink more water for better wellbeing

There is no doubt that drinking water is important to our overall health and well-being. Drinking water helps to flush toxins and waste products from our body, prevents dehydration, and helps us look better, too. About 60 per cent of our body weight is water – a statistic that highlights just how important this substance is in keeping us healthy. …

How chiropractic can help as we get older

Staying active as we get older is so important for our physical and mental health and chiropractic provides a way to keep your spine healthy and flexible. A recent study published in the Spine Journal confirms that chiropractic is beneficial for treating neck pain, a common complaint many of us suffer with especially as we get older. In this study, …