What is Dry Needling?

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson Dry Needling is becoming more common in the world of hands-on health. What is dry needling? What is it used for? What is the difference between acupuncture and dry needling? What are the benefits and side effects? All your dry needling questions answered below. If you’re not in […]

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5 easy ways to improve your desk ergonomics

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Marcus Ng If you work at a desk; proper desk ergonomics or set up is extremely important. In this blog we discuss: What is desk ergonomics? What is a microbreak?  Why do your shoulders/neck get sore from sitting? And how to set up your desk to avoid neck and shoulder […]

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What is Prehab? Preventative Rehabilitation explained:

By Sydney CBD Physiotherapist Dr Domenic Simeoni Prehab is a common word thrown around by physiotherapists and surgeons. In this article we discuss what prehab is, who needs prehab, why to choose pre-habilitation, does prehab reduce your chance of injury and to why have prehab before surgery? Prehab: What is it and who needs it? Preventative […]

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What causes low back pain in pregnancy ? 

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 so common in pregnancy? During pregnancy, the enlarging uterus changes […]

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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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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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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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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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I’m in pain, do I go to a Physio or a Chiro?

I’m in pain, do I go to a Physio or a Chiro?   Throughout my years in practice, I quite frequently get asked this question. So I thought I would blog about it this week, and clear up a few misconceptions, at least from the chiropractic end. I would like to start by saying that […]

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Is it bad to crack your back?

It is bad to crack your back?   “To “crack” or “not to crack?’ That is the question.   If you constantly feel like you need to crack, it’s time to get yourself checked out! “I always make my back “crack”, “it feels good”. If this is you, and you know exactly how to twist […]

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Want to get fit by NOT incorporating Chiropractic care?

Want to get fit, by NOT incorporating Chiropratic care? Many of us know, that when it is time for us to implement some sort of exercise regime with a clear defined goal in sight, we would stick to almost anything, eating right, getting up early to get to the gym and so forth. We would […]

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