Beware of Temporary Feel Goods!

Remember that we usually have pain because of an injury of some kind; i.e. tissue damage. In order for the injury to heal, our tissue needs to repair itself. We can influence the repair process in many ways such as: ice in the early stages (day 1-5 post injury) to reduce swelling, movement/stretching (to “organize the scar tissue”), avoidance of further strain, and finally strengthening to protect the area from future episodes. We could take pills and that would take the pain away but would that actually affect the tissue repair? No. How would taking a pill restore movement or strength? We can agree that pills alone would not be sufficient to actually rehabilitate an injury. Literature supports what we at Bonavista Physical Therapy already know: ACTIVE therapy is much more effective than PASSIVE therapy… read more >>

To know more about physiotherapy needs in Calgary contact Bonavista Physical Therapy
http://www.bonavistaphysio.ca
bonavistaphysio@telus.net
739 Lake Bonavista Dr. SE. Calgary, Alberta, T2J 0N2
P: (403) 278-0705
F: (403) 271-7623

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