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Getting a good night's sleep is crucial for both your physical and emotional health.   However, sleeping for many can be uncomfortable and often this is down the type of pillow they use.  Chiropractor Dr Marti Harris from Quay Health recommends using a contour pillow that has...

Orthotics technology has improved so much in the last few years.  No longer are they bit chunky applicances.  Quay Health's Podiatrist Sam Towers manufacturers his own orthotics through Candence Orthotics.  He is able to produce an orthotic only 2mm think that will flex to your...

Is wearing high heels really that bad is a question often put to Quay Health's Podiatrist, Sam Towers, from the concerned female professional patient. Well ladies lets quickly summarise some of the factors contributing to their ‘Badness’.     Heel Height If the heel height is greater than 5cm,...

Is poorly managed pain and inflammation slowing you down and impairing your quality of life? The feeling of pain is your body’s way of telling you that there is inflammation present. Inflammation is associated with the classic symptoms of pain, redness, heat and swelling. It...

Are you a massage junkie, or have you never had a massage before?  Swedish Massage, Remedial Massage, Reflexology, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Lymphatic Drainage????  What on earth are these styles of Massage Therapy? Many people have misconceptions about what a Massage Therapist does and what happens during...

Almost everyday I will get a new, (and sometimes old), patient that asks, “How does acupuncture work?” Then I have to explain to the patient that to answer that question is not as easy as a + b = c. Under our western understanding, the way...

You’ve been having problems with headaches.  No amount of Panadol seems to lessen the pain.  You very well may need to visit a chiropractor.  Don’t let this alarm you.  There are thousands of people that visit a chiropractor each and every day.  They all get...

Neck Pain and Headaches is what we treat every day at Quay Health.  It is estimated that 25% of the population will have recurrent severe headaches. Last week we had a new patient come in to see us at Quay Health, we will call her...

Usually when you go to the Doctor with a sore throat the Doctor will put on some gloves, pull out what looks like a huge paddle pop stick, get you to open your mouth and stick your tongue. The Doctor will then press the tongue...

While pregnancy is an amazing time in a women's life, with a new life growing inside of her and her body doing amazing things.  It is also a time of discomfort, aches and pains for many women as her body adapts to the extra weight...