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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ITB Syndrome

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson Lateral knee pain? Especially after running or cycling? You may be suffering from ITB syndrome or runners knee. What is ITB syndrome? What causes it? What are the signs and symptoms? What to do if you have ITB syndrome? How will physio/osteo treat ITB syndrome? How long until […]

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What is Joint Cracking?

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson What is joint cracking? , Is it bad for you? , Can it cause arthritis? All your joint clicking, popping and cracking questions answered below! Not up for a long read? Check out this joint cracking video by Dr Abbey Davidson (Osteopath) from our Sydney CBD location: What […]

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TMJ Disorder or Temporomandibular joint disorder

Jaw pain? Jaw locking, clicking or popping? You may be suffering from Temporomandibular joint or TMJ disorder. What is Temporomandibular joint disorder? What causes TMJ problems? What are the common signs and symptoms? What to do if you have TMJ disorder? How long until it resolves? This article will answer all of your burning questions […]

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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 […]

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