Quay Heath is now ‘COVID safe’

Recently Quay Health has qualified as a COVID safe business under the NSW Health Guidelines. NSW requires all COVID safe businesses to have a COVID safety plan including provisions on physical distancing, hand hygiene, staff wellbeing and cleaning and safety. You will notice that a few things will be different around Quay health but we […]

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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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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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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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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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I feel stable, should I keep getting adjusted?

I feel stable, should I keep getting adjusted?   The short answer is of course! Chiropractic adjustments are much more than just getting rid of pain. Whilst pain is what gets most people through our door, it is usually not the greatest issue. Pain in itself can be addressed with other modalities that may not […]

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Ever been in a car accident?

Whiplash is an injury to the neck caused by a sudden head movement, usually extension.   Whiplash injuries are most often associated with motor vehicle accidents, especially those where the vehicle is hit from behind. Whiplash can also occur during sports and falls. The head is thrown in one direction and rapidly recoils in the […]

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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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Click..ouch! Was that my jaw?

Jaw pain is no laughing matter!   The jaw, also known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is one of the most frequently used joints in the body. It is used for talking, eating, sucking and yawning. The TMJ muscles activate and oppose gravity to keep the mouth closed. When the mouth is slightly open, the TMJ […]

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