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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ITB Syndrome

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson Lateral knee pain? Especially after running or cycling? You may be suffering from ITB syndrome or runners knee. What is ITB syndrome? What causes it? What are the signs and symptoms? What to do if you have ITB syndrome? How will physio/osteo treat ITB syndrome? How long until […]

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What is an ankle sprain?

An ankle sprain or ‘rolled ankle’ refers to an over-stretching or tearing of ligament fibres- the strong bands of connective tissue which attach bone to bone. Ankle sprains, in particular lateral ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting injuries that we see. In this article Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson discusses the anatomy of […]

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Patella Tracking Disorder)

By Sydney CBD Osteopath Dr Abbey Davidson What is patellofemoral pain syndrome? Are you experiencing knee grinding or clicking while running or exercising? Pain behind the knee cap? Worsening when going up stairs or even sitting for long periods of time? You may be experiencing Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Patella Tracking Disorder. This condition is […]

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Quadriceps tendinopathy or Jumper’s knee? (Kawhi Leonard)

Hi guys, Being a huge basketball fan, I thought I would start a blog covering some of the injuries that arise throughout the NBA season. So whether you are a fellow baller, play another sport or just a fanatic like myself, I’m here to share some insight with you from my perspective as a health […]

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An interview with Sydney Osteopath Dr Marcus Ng

In this short video, Quay Health clinic owner Physiotherapist and Osteopath Dr David Aboud interviews Quay Health’s newest Osteopath Dr Marcus Ng. Transcript:  Dr David Aboud: Hey guys. Just wanted to introduce you to our new osteopath, Dr Marcus Ng. Welcome, Marcus.   Dr Marcus Ng: Thanks Dave.   Dr David Aboud: We wanted to […]

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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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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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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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