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Tight Hip Flexors

Tight hip flexors can be the bane of desk sitters, deep squatters, avid walkers etc. I’m going to take you through the why and the how (to fix). The Why This is a simple diagram of your hip flexors. They’re all active when acting at the hip from an extended position, but the more proximal…

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I know why you lack self discipline

I’ve just finished reading a fantastically interesting article here as part of our investigation into the psychology of weight gain (which will be later documented via youtube. Subscribe to our channel here) which has a lot to explain for why motivation can plummet very early into a healthy eating “phase”. Now, if we tackle this using…

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Why you should be treated like an athlete

You might not have ever exercised before in your life, you should still be treated like an athlete. Why? Because being inadequately conditioned may have got you into your injured state in the first place. Now, I don’t mean we’ll have you doing burpees and squat jumps etc. but as mentioned in a previous post,…

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Our Relationship with Food

Our relationship with food is potentially one of the most destructive and most constructive tools we have in controlling our nutritional destiny. It’s much like a relationship with a member of your family or your spouse. You may approach food for an experience, comfort, satisfaction etc. which may lead to a dependance and therefore an unhealthy relationship,…

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Injuries; The best approach

An injury is ultimately a failure of a bodily tissue to respond to force or the nervous system’s management of it. This is why it is important for long term conditioning and co-ordination of the injury to be developed. As well as this, the injury must be put into the context of the whole body function…

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Structure Function: The Problem in its Approach by Manual Therapists Today

WWW.REVITALIZECLINIC.CO.UK LIKE THE FACEBOOK PAGE FOLLOW US ON TWITTER Written by Elliott Reid, Osteopath and Personal Trainer at The Revitalize Health and Fitness Clinic, Gravesend. Follow Elliott on Twitter   Structure Function has been a term used by osteopaths for over a century. The principle is that a structure influences the way something works. I.e. a door hinge (structure) will dictate…

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Why Everyone Should Have a Personal Trainer

WWW.REVITALIZECLINIC.CO.UK LIKE THE FACEBOOK PAGE FOLLOW US ON TWITTER Written by Elliott Reid, Osteopath and Personal Trainer at The Revitalize Health and Fitness Clinic, Gravesend. Follow Elliott on Twitter   A PT is an investment. A small investment of money for 10 fold the results. I should know because I am a personal trainer, and the highlight of my year so…

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Back Pain, Diagnosis and Intervention

WWW.REVITALIZECLINIC.CO.UK LIKE THE FACEBOOK PAGE FOLLOW US ON TWITTER Written by Elliott Reid, Osteopath and Personal Trainer at The Revitalize Health and Fitness Clinic, Gravesend. Follow Elliott on Twitter   The Revitalize Health and Fitness Clinic has been providing first class Osteopathic Treatment for injuries and sports related pain since September 2013 and has enjoyed tremendously fast growth. We think this…

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