Mallet Finger – A common injury from playing ball sports

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Marcus Ng Have you ever jarred the tip of your finger playing sport? You may have experienced instant pain, heard a “pop” sound on contact or be struggling to straighten the finger properly. If so, you have most likely suffered a mallet finger injury. What is mallet finger? How is […]

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Managing Tendinopathy in Runners – Exercise and Pain Education

What is a tendinopathy? How to manage tendon pain? In this blog we answer these questions and more to keep you running and performing for your next marathon.  Tendinopathy affects approximately 30% of runners and results in pain, swelling and decreased performance. Most commonly affected are the Achilles tendon and the Patellar tendon, likely due […]

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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