BONAVISTA PHYSICAL THERAPY  |  739 Lake Bonavista Dr. SE, Calgary  |  Lower Level of Bonavista Medical Clinic

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Spa Quality Relaxation Massage

Getting Spa-Quality Relaxation at The Clinic We all desire a little pampering now and then, what better way to pamper yourself than with a relaxation massage! Did you know that it is easy to get a spa-quality relaxation massage in our clinic? This option can help make your benefits last longer. You can even book…

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Weak Core as a Cause of Low Back Pain?

People seem to blame their “weak core” or a  tight/weak group of muscles in the lumbar area (like “QL” Quadratus Lumborum) for their lower back pain. Do you think Tiger Woods or LeBron James have a weak core? Pro Athletes get back pain at the same rate as the general population. This is where the…

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Virtual Physiotherapy Links

If you have a virtual appointment booked with one of our physiotherapists, you will find their individual links below.  Please click the link below a few minutes before your scheduled appointment time to enter their online waiting room.  Please have any equipment you need close at hand (eg. firm chair, yoga mat, pillow, etc) Merrylee:…

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Physiotherapy is Open for In Person Visits

We want to thank all of our clients and staff for their support and trust since closing the doors at the end of March. Never in the past 26 years have we faced such challenging times and we are truly grateful you continued to see us on – line. The doors may have been closed…

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Virtual Physiotherapy – Covered By Insurance!

We want to make sure you continue to have access to physiotherapy services while social distancing! Your rehab does not need to be delayed or interrupted due to an exposure to Covid-19! Whether you are currently in treatment or considering treatment for the first time – WHY WAIT? If you have an appointment, you don’t…

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Corona Virus – What are we doing?

  OUR BUSINESS REMAINS OPEN AND WE ARE HERE TO HELP  AS OF MAY 4th, WE ARE ABLE TO SEE A LIMITED NUMBER OF PATIENTS IN-CLINIC FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY. IN ADDITION, PHYSIOTHERAPY REMAINS OPEN FOR VIRTUAL CARE. WE HAVE TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO REMAIN AT HOME BUT STILL ACCESS PHYSIOTHERAPY. Over the past…

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Recover from a Motor Vehicle Accident with Early Treatment

Have you suffered a whiplash, neck or back injury in Calgary as a result of a motor vehicle accident (MVA) or collision (MVC)?  Research shows that an EARLY and active approach to recovery is the fastest, most effective way for healing to occur.  Injuries following MVC’s can be complex and include (but not limited to):…

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Low Back Pain – A Frustrating and Painful Struggle

Low back pain can be a very frustrating struggle, limiting our ability to work and inhibiting our day-to-day tasks. Even low back pain that lasts a short duration can cause anxiety, depression and fear — especially when you don’t know what to do about your pain.   Mechanical Low Back Pain is Extremely Common and Often Recurrent…

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Top 5 Arthritis Myths

    MYTH #1: “Physio is not going to help – The X-RAY shows ‘bone-on-bone’”…   FACT: It has been proven that X-Ray changes alone do not predict the pain or function of a joint. Many people exhibiting advanced osteoarthritis in their X-Rays are not even aware that they have it, and some people with…

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Direct Billing for Physiotherapy

GREAT NEWS!!!! At Bonavista Physiotherapy, we can Direct Bill your extended health benefits through Blue Cross, and Green Shield.  If you have: Great West Life, Sun Life, Manulife, Chamber of Commerce, Cowan, Desjardins, Industrial Alliance, Johnson, Maximum Benefit, Johnson Group, Standard Life, First Canadian, or CINUP, we can Electronically Submit your claim to expedite your reimbursement and…

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Track Your Recovery!

We have some of the fastest recovery times across North America:

Faster than:

96%
of clinics for
hip injuries

99%
of clinics for
knee injuries

97%
of clinics for
foot/ankle injuries

92%
of clinics for
back/lumbar injuries

Over the past 3 years, we’ve compared our stats to 16.9 million assessments and 19,600 clinicians in over 4,200 clinics. Find out more with Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO).

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Pushing the industry

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