Spinal Awareness Week 2015

Spinal Awareness Week, a national initiative from the United Chiropractic Association, is running from May 11th to May 15th. This year’s theme is ‘Move Better – Live Better’ and its aim is to encourage, educate and inspire people to change their lifestyle so they can enjoy better wellbeing and a higher quality of life. At Putney Chiro we believe chiropractic …

Health and wellbeing in the workplace

3 tips for better health and wellbeing in the workplace

A new study carried out by YouGov on behalf of Virgin has found that more than half of all employees suffer from burnout, severe anxiety and physical and emotional exhaustion in the workplace. In this time of austerity, both employees and employers have had to adapt to increasing demands being placed on their time, resource and capacity. The moments where …

Better Wellbeing

5 easy ways to improve wellbeing

We always strive to improve our wellbeing and our clients often report an improved sense of wellbeing while under our care. But what is better wellbeing and how can we go about achieving it? An improvement in wellbeing will often see people experiencing more energy, less fatigue, improved immune system response, better sleep, improved digestion and other signs of overall …

An egg-cellent time to focus on wellbeing

Easter is an egg-cellent time to start focussing on getting fitter, being healthy and finding more balance in your lifestyle. Most people we see tend to want to look and feel good as we move into the summer months. We all might enjoy the extra bit of chocolate at Easter but once it’s out the way you’ve got a great …

Treat Mum to a dose of wellbeing this Mother’s Day

Being a Mum is stressful. There’s no two ways about it, Mums have one of the hardest jobs in the world. Forget investment banking in the city or wheeling and dealing on the stock exchange, being a Mum tops all of that. That’s why it’s important that, when we can, we take the time to give something back to the …

The effects of the chiropractic adjustment on the brain

From Doc Sophie: Dr Heidi’s Study This month I’d would like to delve into a recent, amazing, scientific study that explains and shows the effects of the chiropractic adjustment on the brain. This particular study was carried out by a researcher and Chiropractor called Dr Heidi Haavik and was published in the Journal of Neurophysiology. What was the aim of the …

Do you Suffer from Headaches and Migraines?

At Putney Chiro we know how life can throw health challenges at you, and these can force your body into a less than ideal state. A common problem that is effecting an ever increasing number of people are regular bouts of headaches and migraines. Headaches and migraines can be attributed to a whole host of lifestyle factors such as stress, …

Are you ready to ski?

Physical strength and flexibility are so important for skiing and Doc Craig McLean showed us recently why. The perfect storm hit Chamonix in late January 2015, well over a metre of snow fell over a 4 day period and Craig was there to make the most of the perfect conditions (see video of his selfie stick below). The half term …

Dr Sophie on Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Although pregnancy is a natural process, the female body will have to endure a lot of changes and physical stress over the 40-week period. Some lucky few may have a pain free pregnancy however others may suffer more and this is where chiropractic care can provide great support. It is a well-known fact that many pregnant women suffer with pelvic …

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 …

Putney’s Christmas Party Tips

With Christmas just around the corner, the party season will soon be in full swing and quite right too! The festive season gives us all the chance to partake in some well needed festivities, celebrations and relaxation to brighten up the harsh English winter. But while we all need to let our hair down, we also need to remember to …

Get Ready for Winter at Profeet

This Wednesday Dr Craig will be joining forces with five-time Olympian, Ski Sunday presenter and Putney Chiro client Graham Bell and orthopaedic specialists Pro Feet for a night aimed at getting you primed and ready for winter. They will be demonstrating the best ways to get fit for skiing and snowboarding and providing tips and advice on avoiding injury. The night will …

Cycling: Racing and Performance

Doc Craig McLean has been mixing it with top London track cyclists and even a Commonwealth games gold medalist and Grand tour winner at the Olympic Park Lee Valley Velodrome on a Monday night. You can pop down an see him and others between 7-10pm on a Monday night with the door charge the grand sum of £2. It’s quite …

Get Cycling Fit

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, with the arrival of the winter months it’s more important than ever to make the effort to keep your body moving to stay fit and healthy. At Putney we are experts on sports performance and maximising your body’s innate ability to heal and recover. We all also have a discipline that …

Hear Emma’s Testimonial

As part of Putney Chiropractic’s ongoing testimonial reel, this week we’d like to share Emma’s story. Emma is a mother of five who first came to see us with a slipped disc sustained from yoga. After seeing the results for herself she now brings the whole family for regular adjustments, giving their bodies the chance to effectively self heal. If you …

Dr Luke runs from London to Brighton

Two Sunday’s ago myself and two friends Albi & Carl ran from London to Brighton, 85kms. There was rain. There were ups and downs. There was coffee. There was traffic. There were terse words. There were fall outs. There was making up. There was adventure. The night before we dined well on plant based pasta and banana bread while hastily …

The 2014 London Ski and Snowboard Show

The PCC team were in attendance at the London Ski Show last week and we did our bit to help skiers and snowboarders from all over the UK get fit and ready to perform at their best for the approaching season. Highlights included Dr Craig at 11am on Sunday morning speaking at the Mountain Talks Theatre about his personal ski …

London Ski and Snowboard Show Ticket Giveaway

Tomorrow sees the start of the London Ski and Snowboard Show, one of the biggest winter sports events in the world. The show brings together representatives from all aspects of the sport and offers plenty of ways to keep both kids and adults entertained. There are mountain talks from British Olympic medalist Jenny Jones, visits from Father Christmas, fashion shows …

Ski Exercises to Prepare you for the Piste

When facing the impending winter in England, it can be tricky to find reasons to get excited. It does however mean the start of the ski season is just around the corner, giving us a lovely ray of hope as we make our way through the soggy darkening days. If you’re lucky enough to be heading to the slopes this …

Fulham Palace Fun Run

Well it’s official, Autumn has well and truly landed which means the competitive running season has come to a close, with most major races scheduled for next spring. However, with the onslaught of winter it’s the most important time to try and keep active before the weather forces us indoors! There are still chances to test yourself however at events …