What Is Vertigo?

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson Feeling dizzy? Especially when moving your head in certain positions? You may be suffering from vertigo. What is vertigo? What causes this issue? What are the common symptoms? What can you do right now to help alleviate vertigo symptoms? What can a physio/osteo do to help? How long […]

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What causes low back pain in pregnancy ? 

By Dr Isabella Clark – Osteopath in the Sydney CBD How common is low back pain in pregnancy? Pregnancy related low back pain and pelvic pain is a common complaint that occurs in 60-70% of pregnancies, however most women will experience symptoms and pain at some point throughout their pregnancy.  Why is low back pain […]

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Stressed? How to relax in the modern world

What are the negative effects of stress? What are the benefits of relaxation? What are the different types of relaxation techniques? Should you be mediating? exercising? detxoing from technology? Spending time in nature? All these questions are more answered below. If you’re not feeling up to a long read check out this short video with […]

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What is causing my pain? Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome explained

What is Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome? Pain on the outside of the hip is often referred to as Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) and was traditionally diagnosed as Trochanteric Bursitis, however, recent research defines non-inflammatory tendinopathy of the gluteus medius and/or gluteus minimus muscles to be the main source of lateral hip pain. Therefore GTPS […]

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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!

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 your first run you’re putting yourself at increased risk of […]

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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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