This is Stuart Canavan, Physiotherapist, with Optimise Health in Toowoomba, having a discussion today about inflammation.

Now, inflammation is a process that is often associated with an acute injury. A lot of people sometimes fear that word. Now, inflammation is a very
normal process that is needed to start the healing process. So, one of the key objectives with injury, particularly acute injury, is not stopping inflammation, but managing that acute inflammatory process, which generally persists over 2-3 days, and then following that, then commencing an appropriate rehabilitation program that gets tissues moving, gets strength back, regains mobility, and basically allows you to return to function.

So, if you have any questions about an acute injury that you may have just experienced, and you’re not sure how to go about managing your way through that process, don’t hesitate to give us a call here at Optimise Health, and we’ll be more than happy to guide you through the process to get you back living your life or back playing your sport as soon as possible. Thank you.

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