THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE

It’s that time of the year, New Year’s resolutions to get fit or get fitter. Exercise has so many physical and psychological benefits we can only encourage it. Why not use the new year to try a new physical activity and see if you like it? Whatever you do from running, cycling, swimming, rowing, football, weight training there are so many physical and non physical benefits. These include: Musculoskeletal Improves stamina Increases capacity – work Increases tendon strength Increases joint…

0
Read More
Spring class timetable

JANUARY 2020 CLASS TIMETABLE

JANUARY CLASS TIMETABLE Here is the timetable for all Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi and Fitness classes running at The Putney Clinic. Classes commence the week commencing 6th  January. DAY TIME CLASS TEACHER Monday 10:15 –  11:15 NEWSeniors’ Fitness Emily 11:30 – 12:30 Tai Chi Michael 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Pilates * Serina 20:00 – 21:00 General Pilates Serina Tuesday 20:00 – 21:00 NEWGeneral Pilates Leo Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 Mum & Baby Yoga Eftal 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Yoga *…

0
Read More

HOW TO KEEP A COOL HEAD WHEN YOU SUFFER FROM HEADACHES

Headaches affect 47% of the global population on a regular basis. Some people suffer from them monthly, weekly and sometimes even daily, and the headache can range from being a nuisance to being completely debilitating, disrupting your ability to drive, work, concentrate, do daily chores or even stand upright. The most difficult thing about headaches is that there is so much variety between individuals, in terms of headache types, symptoms and triggers, it makes them very hard to diagnose correctly,…

0
Read More

BENEFITS OF SWIMMING V INJURY RISK

Swimming is one of the most popular sports in the world. We swim in the sea, pools, lakes, streams, rivers and even ponds. And while swimming is considered a ‘low-impact’ sport due to the fact that the water supports a large percentage of, more than 84% of regular swimmers suffer from some type of overuse type injury caused by swimming. Why? The main reason is the high repetition number and forceful nature of the shoulder revolutions which takes our shoulder…

0
Read More

ADD DAYS TO YOUR LIFE & LIFE TO YOUR DAYS

Physical activity or exercise, when performed regularly, has been proven to prevent and help manage more than 20 chronic conditions. These include coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, obesity, mental health problems and musculoskeletal conditions. Ideally being active throughout your lifespan would give optimal health benefits, however research has shown the health gains achieved through physical activity can be attained at any time. So, it doesn’t matter when you start as long as you start! Physical inactivity is…

0
Read More

RUNNING V CYCLING INJURIES

Running and cycling are both excellent forms of exercise, but all too often runners and cyclings get sidelined by injury, many of which are overuse injuries and avoidable. Recreational runners and those new to regular running can be prone to increase intensity and distance too quickly and cause overuse injuries. Building up runs gradually and including strength and conditioning work into a training schedule can help avoid a lot of these injuries. Most running related injuries are leg related and…

0
Read More

6 SLEEP STRATEGIES FOR BACK PAIN SUFFERERS

How many nights have you spent often brought on by strain from bad posture, tossing and turning with back pain  trying every position possible to get comfortable and getting up the next morning feeling more exhausted than when you went to bed? Worse still, you spend the next day feeling irritable and weary, only to repeat the cycle all over again the next night? Well, it’s something that one in three of us experience at some point in our life.…

0
Read More

8 KEY WAYS TO PREVENT RUNNING INJURIES

The high rate of running injuries makes focusing on prevention key. If you can prevent injuries, you’ll be able to run more consistently, reach a higher weekly mileage, do more challenging workouts – and ultimately, race a lot faster for longer. Here are 8 key ways to prevent running injuries: 1 -TRAINING ERRORS: Overloading tissues due to constant repetition of the running action. Watch your mileage, you should aim to increase your weekly mileage by no more than 5-10%. Include…

0
Read More

PUTNEY CLINIC PREGNANCY YOGA CLASSES LISTED IN TIMEOUT TOP 10

We are delighted that Timeout has listed our pregnancy yoga classes in its 10 best pregnancy yoga classes in London  We run several pregnancy yoga classes throughout the week in conjunction with Yoga Mama Wellness offering expert teaching. We recognise that pregnancy is a great personal journey for any woman and is a time of mental and physical change. It can also be a challenging time, as adjustments need to be made as the body starts to change shape. A pregnancy…

0
Read More

MANAGING MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES

The word ‘musculoskeletal’ simply means anything to do with the muscles (musculo) and/or bones (skeletal), including tendons and ligaments forming joints and supporting your spine. So, a musculoskeletal injury could vary from a muscle tear or strain; to a sprained ankle where the ligaments are overstretched or torn; to a meniscus or cartilage tear in the knee or a large contusion (muscle bruise) on your thigh. WHEN SHOULD YOU COMMENCE TREATMENT? In most cases, ‘the early bird catches the worm’.…

0
Read More
CONTACT

THE PUTNEY CLINIC OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

266 Upper Richmond Road,
Putney
London  SW15 6TQ.

Tel: 020 8789 3881
Email: info@putneyclinic.co.uk

The Putney Clinic is a trading name of The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales. Company Number 06526680.

SOCIAL MEDIA
BOOKING