Facts About Idiopathic Scoliosis

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy ClinicHere’s a quick guide for you about Scoliosis.

    • Scoliosis is a condition of side-to-side spinal curves.
    • Your spine will look more like a letter “S” or a “C” rather than a straight line.
    • The curvature in your spine can make your shoulders, hips or waist appear unbalanced. One of your shoulder blades or trunk muscles may be more prominent as well.
    • More than 80 percent of all people who suffer from Scoliosis have never suffered from an injury to cause it. When there is an undetermined cause for your Scoliosis, it is called Idiopathic Scoliosis.
    • There are two other primary classifications of Scoliosis: congenital and neuromuscular.

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Rehabilitation for Your Child or Teen

At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer physical therapy for adolescents and teens. The rehabilitation focused on children and teens is a bit different for several reasons.

  • Your child or adolescent is still growing.
  • Children tend to have a shorter attention span.
  • Their biggest fans, YOU – the parent, typically accompany children.

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Is The Water Calling Your Name This Summer?

If we were to search for you during the summer, where would we typically find you? Most Atlanta residents search for water to keep cool during these hot summer days. Did you know that the average temperature for July in Atlanta is in the low 90s accompanied by a lot of humidity? Sometimes water is the only answer to the summertime “Hotlanta” days. (more…)

Preventing Golfer’s Elbow With An Active Warm-up

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Atlanta GA Sports RehabilitationHow’s your golf game this summer? What’s your goal for improving your score or handicap? Perhaps Golfer’s Elbow is preventing you from any golf improvements for the summer? If you’re experiencing Golfer’s Elbow, Sovereign Rehabilitation is proud to be your trusted source for expert Golfer’s Elbow treatment and rehabilitation in Atlanta.

Golfer’s Elbow causes you to experience pain and inflammation in the tendons that connect your forearm to your elbow. Overusing your muscles in your forearm that allow you to grip, rotate your arm and flex your wrist typically causes it. This motion can cause you to experience pulls or small tears in those tendons. (more…)