General health

COVID-19 Update

PHASED REOPENING FROM 28 MAY 2020

We hope you are staying safe and keeping well during these testing times. As from 28 May 2020, we have started a phased reopening of our clinic for face to face consultations to meet the clinical needs of our patients. Following a broad outline from the UK Government on how the country plans to move forward and in accordance with guidance from our Professional Governing Bodies and Public Health England, we have put in place measures to ensure the safety…

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Spring class timetable

ONLINE CLASS TIMETABLE

ONLINE CLASS TIMETABLE In line with social distancing regulations in place due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our studio in Putney is closed until further notice. We will continue to offer a selection of our classes online. Below you will find our online class timetable. DAY TIME CLASS TEACHER Monday 11:30 – 12:30 Tai Chi Michael Monday 20:00 – 21:00 General Pilates Francesca Wednesday 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Yoga Cherie Thursday 11:00 – 12:00 Seniors’ Fitness Emily Friday 09:15 –…

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COVID-19: Effects on the heart

COVID-19: EFFECTS ON THE HEART

COVID-19: EFFECTS ON THE HEART AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RETURN TO SPORT Blog post written by John Durkin. Podiatrist and Chiropodist at The Putney Clinic The UK Government’s recent announcement that we can – and should – all take more outside exercise, and for the possible return of Premiership Football (behind closed doors) is very exciting. Interestingly, during lockdown the increase in indoor exercise has far outweighed any reduction in outdoor exercise for most European countries according to data revealed by Garmin.com.…

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Feeling Better? My personal recipe for recovery

FEELING BETTER?

FEELING BETTER? – MY PERSONAL RECIPE FOR RECOVERY By Fiona Worthington (Cognitive Behavioural Coach, Clinical Hypnotherapist & Mindfulness Teacher) I was unwell at the same time as one of my closest friends. Whenever he noticed a speck of improvement, he would leap up, dash about working or cleaning. I thought he was completely mad. He would push himself hard, but then crash. If there is one tip in all this, please take it easy. It has taken me a while…

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STAY EMOTIONALLY STRONG AND POSITIVE ALONGSIDE COVID-19

‘This, too, shall pass.’ – How to stay emotionally strong and positive alongside COVID 19 Many of you will have heard this wise old saying. And it is certainly something that is helpful to keep in mind at the moment. Although we know it instinctively, we sometimes forget that change is the only thing we can really be sure of. It is also important to remember that we are enormously resilient and adaptable creatures. We will find a way through…

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COVID-19 Update

WE REMAIN OPEN FOR REMOTE CONSULTATIONS

Due to the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, we have temporarily suspended in-patient consultations at our clinic but are offering remote consultations instead. These are also currently being supported by most of the major health insurers. We understand that living with pain or injury can be detrimental to your well-being and mental health, so we will do our best to support you in these challenging times. Those who are already on their journey to recovery will need assistance to progress their…

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THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND HOW TO KEEP IT FIT AND HEALTHY

Whilst we are in the midst of the coronavirus Covid-19 crisis, there has never been a more important time to keep your immune system fit and healthy. The immune system is our bodies defence against invading bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites and other pathogens. It is a complex network of hundreds of specialised cell types and organs and is the second most complicated structure in the body, after the brain. Specialised cells called neutrophils, macrophages, lymphocytes and other white blood cells…

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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…

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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 *…

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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…

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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.

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