La Marmotte 2013

Drs Michael and Craig headed to France for the weekend of 6/7 July to join 6500 other crazy cyclists to complete the Marmotte cycling sportive. Read some thoughts from Doc Craig as he sped around the course a year after he broke his leg. The Marmotte 2013 – unfinished business Marmotte time: 7hrs 10mins (414 out of 6000+) – not …

Prudential London Ride 100

The Prudential Ride London 100 mile sportive hit London the first weekend of August 2013 and what an amazing event it was. The cyclists reclaimed the streets of London and Surrey and we had such a great time speeding through the traffic free streets. Doc Craig entered as part of a team from his local cycling club London Dynamo and …

June exercise of the month

Give this great exercise a try. We at Putney Chiropractic are determined to eradicate the epidemic that is the ‘forward head posture’. Especially for our children who are all addicted to iPads and computers. Get the kids doing this every day too, share it around the office or forward it to your children’s teachers!

Yvonne’s first ever 10km!

So 5wks ago Yvonne, our super chiropractic assistant, had only ever done a light jog but earlier this month she smashed her first ever 10k. Great work Yvonne! What an inspiration, ask her how she did it next time you’re in. No excuses! We are designed to move and the key is to find the right way for you, it …

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!)

March’s exercise of the month

              The piriformis muscle stretch. The piriformis muscle is situated deep in your buttock and can be responsible for contributing to low back pain, sciatica or general tesnion in your low back region. The below exercises are simple ways to keep the piriformis muscle from carring tension and keep your low back and buttock …

February’s exercise of the month

This exercise has been taken for our get powerful to ski exercise program but can be used by anyone to strengthen your lower back muscles, core and help with coordinated movement of your leg muscles. You’ll need a dumbbell and be sure to keep your back straight and the weight nice and light to begin with. Do 3 sets of …

Ski fitness article

The ‘ski doc’ has been at it again, answering questions for the Ski Club of GB’s magazine ‘Ski and Board’. Our very own chiropractor Dr Craig McLean moonlights as an expert for the ski club of GB and regularly offers advice about how to prepare your body for the challenges of skiing/boarding.

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.

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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…

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 …

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 …