Return to school family rate

We are committed to promoting health for all the family and in an attempt to make a regular visit to the chiropractor an affordable option for the whole family, we are promoting a special ‘return to school family rate’ if you bring in your family before school starts. Here’s how it works: if your family comes in before the 8th September …

Tim Brabants Olympic Finalist

Tim Brabants made a courageous attempt to defend his Olympic title at London 2012 when he progressed to the K1 1000m sprint kayak final. He drew lane one and with an unfavourable wind direction winning would have been difficult. The field was a who’s who of 1000m sprint kayak with the worlds fastest men jammed into the middle of the …

Sophie Hosking Olympic Champion

Sophie Hosking together with Kat Copeland are the Olympic Champions in the Lightweight Women’s Double Scull. Sophie trains in Putney at London Rowing Club with coach Paul Reedy and we were proud at Putney Chiropractic to help Sophie in the lead up to her London 2012 Olympic campaign. Performance and recovery enhancement It was an absolute pleasure working with such …

Recovering from a broken leg

Our resident Chiropractor and ironically a renowned ski injury expert, turned the focus on himself recently when he fractured his leg while skiing in Canada late in the 2012 ski season. Below is an outline of what was involved in the recovery process taking him from a shattered leg and shattered dream of working at the London 2012 Olympics, to …

Wellness for children

Chiropractic is a healthcare profession that is very multifaceted, encompasses all ages by taking care of people from the cradle to the grave, and can help regain, restore, and maintain optimal health throughout a lifetime. This applies to the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient. Chiropractic care is unlimited in its approach to wellness, given the many aspects …

Sophie Hosking Olympic Heat

Practice Manager Drew Martin, was there to watch Sophie Hosking and Kat Copeland win their heat of the women’s lightweight double scull. They set the best time of all LW2 crews and are looking good for the semifinal on Thursday and the final on Saturday. Good luck Sophie and go team GB! Select an image below to show larger size…

St Marys summer school fair

Dr Michael Bloom on hand to help at the Putney St Mary’s summer school fair. Thanks to Anna at SnapDragon face painting for your amazing face art.

London 2 Paris cycling event

Dr Michael Bloom joined in the fun at the London to Paris bike ride in June, 2012. Weather was wet and windy but the morale was high and all reportedly had a great time. From The L2P official website… ‘The London-Paris 2012 has come to an end. After an epic Three Stage ride, all 450 riders from the seven speed …

Olympic road closures Saturday 28th July

Putney Bridge and Putney High street will be closed all day from 3am. We are open as usual (7.30am – 2pm) and welcome your visit. As we are close to both Putney Bridge and Putney High Street if your journey is interrupted by these closures please park and simply walk the last 5 minutes to your destination. Alternatively use public …

London Olympics and Team GB

Putney Chiropractic is proud to be helping some of the UK’s top athletes on the road to London 2012. Read on to find out more about who we’ve been helping, get some insight into why some of Team GB visit Putney Chiropractic and why they choose to include a spinal adjustment into their pre-olympic routine. Team GB sprint kayak and …

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 …

Lifestyle disease and cholesterol

High cholesterol readings might be misleading. Hi all, I’ve just returned from a thought provoking seminar about the metabolic syndrome. This is another way of saying lifestyle diseases eg diabetes, hypertension, heart disease. There was wonderful information and great tips about how to how assist people that have signs of lifestyle disease. Assistance through first line therapy (diet, exercise, relaxation) …

Tim Brabants GB sprint kayak

Tim Brabants, Olympic Gold Medalist, K1 1000m, 2008, Beijing. “In pursuit of being in the best possible shape whilst training, racing and in the build up to the London 2012 Olympic Games I believe that regular chiropractic treatment plays a vital role. When training hard it is an important adjunct to maintain a healthy body.”   “The highly qualified team …

City Ski Championships 2012

The 2012 City Ski Championships – Crans Montana, Switzerland Putney Chiropractic was a proud supporter of the 2012 Momentum Ski Festival. The weekend in Crans Montana, Switzerland brought together downhill and slalom ski racing with a comedy festival featuring Markus Brigstoke, Rufus Hound and Nick Doody, an apres ski music festival with among others top London band ‘The Feeling’, a …

Easter Opening Hours

Easter 2012 opening hours We know everyone is crazy busy these days, and that sometimes the holidays are when you can get some things done you’ve been meaning to for ages. This Easter Putney Chiropractic is staying open to give you extra flexibility to get that all important spinal adjustment for yourself and your family at a time that is …

Disease Prevention

For many years the scientific community believed that genetics played the major role in our health status. There still are many surgical procedures being carried out due to people carrying a certain gene and being fearful of developing a disease as a result of that gene. BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation is currently at the forefront with regard people having …

A ray of sunshine

The alarm goes off in the morning – we wake up, rug up, rush to the train, head inside where it’s warm. Later we leave, drive to the gym, and then home to bed……. What’s missing from this picture?   Vitamin D has been receiving some press recently, notably, in New Scientist magazine and the newspapers. They are reiterating the …

Preventing Heart Disease

The best weapon against heart disease may not be surgical interventions or drugs, but rather something much simpler: changing the way we eat. Avoiding heart disease through nutrition is the radical yet science-based idea that Dr. Sanjay Gupta addressed in his special, “The Last Heart Attack,” which aired last night on CNN. Gupta interviewed a number of pioneering doctors to discuss …

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 …