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 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 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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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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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’ve pulled a muscle…. What now?

By Daniel Graham – Podiatrist, Quay Health Sydney Did you know that muscle strains are the most common injuries in athletes and can comprise of up to 55% of all sports related injuries? A muscle strain is a soft tissue injury occurring in the muscle belly, muscle tendon or more commonly the junction between the […]

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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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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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