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Sleep deprivation epidemic! In a time where stress levels are at an all time high, technology has captured everyones attention, reducing our exposure to natural sunlight outdoors; it has comes as no surprise that people are finding it hard to get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation, by...

Are you drinking enough water? The human body is made up of up to 70% water, and almost all our body systems depends on water to function and survive. For our body to function at its optimal state, it essential to maintain its water supply with...

What are tendons? Tendons generate forces from the muscles to the bone to create a movement (movement of he body part may or may not occur). The Achilles tendon are commonly sensitive because they absorb forces when we bend our ankle in an up and down...

Do you know your diabetic risk status? And did you know it may assist to detect foot ulceration? With the prevalence of diabetes diagnosis increasing so is the need for quality diabetic footcare. What are the best ways to screen for complications? And why are...

What is posture? Posture is defined as the attitude assumed by the body either with support through muscular activity and joint compliance, or because of the coordinated action performed by several muscles working to maintain stability. Dynamic posture is how you hold yourself when you are moving,...

Quay Health is excited to announce it will now be offering Women's Health Physiotherapy. Women's Health Physio assesses, diagnoses, and treats conditions specific to female anatomy and the female hormonal cycle. Commonly, these conditions are associated with pregnancy. However, several conditions can present at any time...

Hip pain is a common condition that can present at various times throughout a person's lifetime. Pain may result from an acute sporting injury, a chronic condition, or even the result of muscular tightness from sitting too much! Whatever the reason, hip pain requires a thorough...

Shockwave therapy Radial Pressure Shock Wave therapy is the latest technological management option that will be provided by the Quay Health team. The Chattanooga Intelect RPW 2 Shockwave machine is the best on the market. The team at Quay health have been extensively trained to provide Radial...

Differentiating sciatica and referral pain from joints dysfunction or muscles [caption id="attachment_6900" align="alignright" width="185"] Source: Sciatic nerve2.jpg from Wikimedia Commons by K. D. Schroeder, CC-BY-SA 4.0[/caption] Do you get pain down your leg? Does your google search suggest sciatica? Ever consider other structures that may be causing...

What is gout? [caption id="attachment_6895" align="alignright" width="300"] Source: James Heilman, MD[/caption] Gout is a very painful type of inflammatory arthritis caused by deposits of urate crystals formed in and around the joints or other tissues. It’s one of the most common type of inflammatory arthritis. Men tend...