Lateral ankle sprains, Deltoid sprains and high ligament sprains

What is an ankle sprain?

An ankle sprain or ‘rolled ankle’ refers to an over-stretching or tearing of ligament fibres- the strong bands of connective tissue which attach bone to bone. Ankle sprains, in particular lateral ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting injuries that we see. In this article Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson discusses the anatomy of […]

Runners Knee, Jumpers Knee, Kneecap Pain, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, Patella Tracking Disorder

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Patella Tracking Disorder)

What is patellofemoral pain syndrome? Are you experiencing knee grinding or clicking while running or exercising? Pain behind the knee cap? Worsening when going up stairs or even sitting for long periods of time? You may be experiencing Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Patella Tracking Disorder. This condition is commonly referred to as Runner’s or Jumper’s […]

Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson

Lower Back Pain Stretches

Do you experience Lower Back Pain? The lower back and lumbopelvic region is a common area of pain for many people, with 70-80% of people experiencing this sort of pain at some point in their lives. Lower back pain can have a huge impact on an individual and can affect quality of life, however, there are […]


Sydney Osteopaths for Neck Pain

What did you expect? You’ve been staring at your screen for hours! Your head is hunched forward, you’ve barely moved, and the muscles that are holding your head in place are simply fatigued- plain and simple. Is it any  wonder you’re in pain! Neck pain is something that most of us will experience at some […]

Circular Quay Osteopath Abbey Davidson assessing forearm

Quay Health welcomes Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson

Quay Health is pleased to introduce the newest member of our team- Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson! For those who live or work in the Circular Quay or Wynyard area, Abbey has a particular interest in helping those experiencing neck pain, headaches and migraines, however enjoys treating a wide range of aches and pains including: -Neck […]


Quadriceps tendinopathy or Jumper’s knee? (Kawhi Leonard)

Hi guys, Being a huge basketball fan, I thought I would start a blog covering some of the injuries that arise throughout the NBA season. So whether you are a fellow baller, play another sport or just a fanatic like myself, I’m here to share some insight with you from my perspective as a health […]


An interview with Sydney Osteopath Dr Marcus Ng

In this short video, Quay Health clinic owner Physiotherapist and Osteopath Dr David Aboud interviews Quay Health’s newest Osteopath Dr Marcus Ng. Transcript:  Dr David Aboud: Hey guys. Just wanted to introduce you to our new osteopath, Dr Marcus Ng. Welcome, Marcus.   Dr Marcus Ng: Thanks Dave.   Dr David Aboud: We wanted to […]


Quay Health is now under new management!

As many of you may know, Quay health is under new management and I would like to formally introduce myself Dr David Aboud as the new director. Briefly, I have worked in the musculoskeletal and back injury sector for 10 years, as an Osteopath and a Physiotherapist. I am a born and bred Melbournian but […]

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Acupuncture for painful periods

A recent study in Australia and New Zealand has demonstrated that acupuncture is beneficial for the treatment of dysmenorrhea.   More than half of all women suffer with painful periods.  This trial focused on women between the age of 18 and 45.  It found that after receiving three months of acupuncture treatment,  more than half […]


Hot Stones Massage, Why it is so good for you in winter

There are many benefits from receiving a hot stone massage. At Quay Health in Sydney’s Circular Quay, it is one of our favourite massages.  Here we’re going to discuss just how good it is for you.  If it’s something that you’ve been wanting to do for some time.  Don’t put it off for another second.  […]

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How to have healthy feet this winter

Winter is officially here and there a few things that you can do to keep your feet healthy this winter! Footwear Remember to make sure that you are wearing the correct footwear. In the colder months we are usually wearing more enclosed footwear so making sure that they fit correctly in key. If your toes […]