I’ve pulled a muscle…. What now?

By Daniel Graham – Podiatrist, Quay Health Sydney Did you know that muscle strains are the most common injuries in athletes and can comprise of up to 55% of all sports related injuries? A muscle strain is a soft tissue injury occurring in the muscle belly, muscle tendon or more commonly the junction between the […]

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I just rolled my ankle really bad, do I need an X-Ray?

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we experience at least once or twice in our lifetime. Not wanting to read right now. Press play on the video below. Whether it be on the sports field such as landing awkwardly or changing direction suddenly such as basketball or netball, to even stepping on […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson Weak grip? Pain, tingling and numbness in your thumb, index, middle finger and wrist? You may be suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS? What causes CTS? What are the symptoms? What can you do for CTS? What can your physio/osteo do for carpal […]

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10 ways to manage your marathon training!

By Dr Isabella Clark – Osteopath in the Sydney CBD With the marathon season approaching, here are the top 10 ways to manage your training. Whether you are training for a particular race, or just trying to run pain free, the following is essential: 1) Progressive Overloading: If you go from 0 to 100% in […]

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Costovertebral joint sprain (Rib sprain)

By Steven Tran –Sydney CBD Chiropractor First of all Ribs don’t go out… so what is actually going on? There are several joints in the spine such as intervertebral joints, costotransverse joint, etc. In the thoracic spine, the ribs articulate with both the body of thoracic vertebrae and the transverse processes, the joints that are […]

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Forward Head Posture (Text Neck)

By Dr Steven Tran – Chiropractor in the Sydney CBD Suffering from neck pain, shoulder pain or upper back pain? Feeling like your head juts forward? Feeling increase tension and pain in the jaw? Starting to develop regular headaches? Could this all be related? Yes, these may be the symptoms of forward head posture. What […]

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Headaches

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson Do you suffer from Headaches? Headaches and head pain are extremely common complaints and can effect each person differently. Tension-type headaches are the most commonly experienced headache with 3 out of every 4 adults having encountered them. They will often feel like pressure, tension or throbbing on one […]

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Shockwave therapy; What does it do? Is it safe?

By Daniel Graham, Principal Podiatrist, Quay Health Sydney Mechanism of action Even after the extensive research into shockwave therapy, the exact mechanism of action remains unclear. Currently, the proposed theories are as follows: Physical Phase; the shockwaves causes positive and negative pressure and tensile forces through to soft tissue to induce physical effects. Physicochemical phase; […]

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Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)

By Steven Tran –Sydney CBD Chiropractor Getting pin and needles or burning sensation that travels down your arm? Pain that radiates into the shoulder and down the hand? You may be suffering from cervical radiculopathy. For a quick summary on cervical radiculopathy, watch the video below by Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson. What is […]

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Hypermobility: Are you Hypermobile?

By Isabella Clark –Sydney CBD Osteopath What is joint hyper mobility?  Joint hypermobility simply means that you have more flexibility in some of, or all of your joints than the normal person. It is more common in young girls/ women and is generally thought of as being genetic.  Hypermobility itself isn’t a medical condition and […]

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Shockwave Therapy; An Introduction

By Daniel Graham, Principal Podiatrist, Quay Health Sydney Shockwave Therapy was originally used to treat kidney stones almost half a century ago. Now due to the remarkable biological and therapeutic effects, it is used by registered health professionals to treat numerous soft tissue conditions. “It’s a sound wave, not an electric shock” Unlike the name […]

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