Sophie Hosking GB rower

Sophie Hosking will represent GB at the London 2012 Olympics in the women’s lightweight double scull. With a 5th place in 2010 and a 3rd place bronze in the 2011 World Championships she is one of GB’s big hopes for a medal this summer. Sophie has been under care at Putney Chiro since late 2011. As you can imagine 3 …

Vanessa Raw GB triathlete

Vanessa Raw represents GB in triathlon at the elite level of international competition. You’ll see her line up against the likes of Helen Jenkins at any of the ITU world cup events around the globe in GB’s red white and blue. Vanessa has been getting regular adjustments at Putney Chiro since August 2011 when her myotherapist, Chris Ball and coach …

International Cyclefit Symposium

The International Cyclefit Symposium was a two day forum looking at the relationship between the human body and a bicycle. The two day conference on the 25 & 26 Jan, 2012 was well attended by over 50 bike fitters, physios, chiros, medical consultants, scientists and bike industry folk. Drs Craig and Luke from Putney Chiro were in attendance and were …

Luke’s Christmas Australian

Lessons learned riding up mountains. During my recent trip to Australia I rode what is known as the “Three Peak Challenge” in the Victorian Alps with a friend of mine, Gussy. It wasn’t an officially organized event yet I suspect more planning and organizing was poured into our venture than the “real” race!! The Three Peak Challenge is around 250kms …

Laugh your boots off report

The people from Momentum Ski who have brought you City Ski Championships for the past 12 years have teamed up with Marcus Brigstocke’s Taking the Piste agency and other partners to offer a smorgersboard of on and off piste fun. Monday 21st of November was the first taster of a series of events in the run up to the Momentum …

Ski Fitness session in Hyde Park

Getting ready for the slopes Chiropractor Craig McLean joined the Warren Smith Ski Academy at their recent Ski Fitness program held in Hyde Park on Saturday  12th November 2011. Craig’s been working with the academy as a chiropractor and biomechanics/physiology consultant since 2005 and at the London ‘Ski Fitness’ event he took a group of budding academy skiers helping them understand the …

Chiropractic in Cycling Weekly Magazine

  A colleague of ours, Dr Matt Rabin, is the team Chiropractor for the pro cycling race team Garmin Cervelo and Cycling Weekly did a great article on him in the October 27th edition. Below is the full article, and it sounds like he was a truly valued member of the team. Enjoy reading about a usual day on a …

Ski and Snowboard Show 2011

Dr Craig reports back on the first day at the Ski Show:  As part of my commitment to the ski industry over the years I’ve been treating some of UK’s best skiers at the ski show since my first visit in 2000. Pictured right is me with Graham Bell the BBC’s Ski Sunday presenter. He’s trying to get his low …

Spinning with the Putney Chiro Team

Spinning with the Putney Chiro Team The Putney Chiropractic crew are heading to the Pedal Studio Monday nights at 8pm for an hour of Spin! Dr Luke has committed to a weekly Monday night spin and is after some company. It’s more fun with a group so grab your shorts, t-shirt and trainers and log-on to the Pedal Studio for more information. …

Competition – win Ski Show Tickets!!

We love the Ski Show, we’ve been every year for more years than we care to remember! This year it’s relocating to Earl’s Court, so to check out this new venue we’ve got a special offer to get you through the doors for less. Discount on Ski Show 2012 Entry! Book your tickets online at the ski show web site metrosnow.co.uk or …

Just Start Walking – were you there?

We hosted our Just Start Walking event on September 18th in Putney in conjunction with the Chiropractors Association of Australia’s ‘Just Start Walking Australia’ campaign. The official date falls on World Spine Day on October 16th, but we decided to hold our event in September to take advantage of the beautiful autumnal weather! The mission was to get as many …

PCC team triathlon win!

Dr Craig and his wife Gail were part of the winning team in the South London Swimming Club team triathlon event this weekend. It was a gloriously sunny day in London and while there was certainly a chill in the air the Tooting Lido looked inviting, even if it is currently 15 degrees. Gail started off with a good swim …

4up team time trial – Sept 2011

Here is a great account from my team mate Stu Spies on the trials and tribulations of cycling team time trial (TTT). This event was held at Alfold, Surrey on 10th September, 2011. Stu is quite the wordsmith and read on to discover how hours of training and preparation can come a little unstuck with the help of a…..puncture! My …

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 …

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 …

Joe’s story – mountain biking

Joe Wright came to Putney Chiropractic with some low back pain and weakness on the left leg. He is an active cyclist and had signed up to a big mountain bike race in Italy in the summer of 2011. He had a recurring problem of low back pain and chronic neurological weakness of his right leg. He’d been all over …

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 …