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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Hypermobility: Are you Hypermobile?

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 many people don’t realise they are […]

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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 […]

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If only I could get some sleep

Michelle always felt tired and sleepy in the day time, because she could not sleep at night. It usually took her more than 1 hour to fall asleep, and sometimes even the whole night until 5-6am, even though she was really sleepy. Daniel a 12 years old, used to lie down on his desk at […]

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Why is running associated with so many injuries?

Running is a natural physical activity….it is what we learn to do after we learn to walk. Why then is running associated with so many injuries? Why does running receive so much bad press i.e. it is bad for knees etc? Of course there will always be risk of injury when performing any activity there […]

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Can my posture affect my hormones?

Can my posture affect my hormones? The short answer is – yes it can!   Amy Cuddy* from Harvard University has done research on how body language impacts hormones. One of her studies showed how levels of salivary testosterone and cortisol are impacted when someone is in an upright posture vs when someone is in […]

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Fascial Manipulation in a nutshell…a very large nutshell…

What is Fascial Manipulation and how can it help you move, live and feel better?   I am a physiotherapist with over 25 years of experience. I treat the usual work related ergonomic injuries and the back and neck pains that often result from working in an office at a computer most of the day. […]

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Stress!

  Stress – the ultimate buzz word associated with modern living and many of us experience it at some time with stress symptoms presenting in many forms.   Stress symptoms may include: fatigue insomnia hyperinsomnia (sleepiness during the day) nausea depression high blood pressure unstable emotions craving sweet foods weight gain headaches lower back pain indecision […]

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