Foods That Boost Healing

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Sovereign-Logo-Facebook1What we put inside our bodies is just as important as what we do on the outside when we’re recovering from a condition or injury. Nutrient-dense foods are powerhouses full of vitamins and minerals that can help repair injured bones, muscles, joints, and ligaments. Certain foods can also help fight inflammation and reduce pain.

Read on to find out which foods you should add to your recovery grocery list.
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Nix These Bad Work Habits

Dunwoody GA Physical TherapistsDid you know that one of the biggest roadblocks to your overall health may be your job? It’s true! We spend about 1/3 of our waking life at work, and if you’re confined to a cubicle at a stressful job each day, your physical and mental well-being can take a beating.

Luckily, all you need to do is make a few simple tweaks to fend off stress, pain, inflammation and other work health woes.

For starters,

Try to keep stress levels low.
This one can be tricky, especially if your work in a pressure-cooker environment, but it’s definitely worth a try. Elevated stress levels have been linked to increased pain and inflammation, and serious health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, and headaches. It can also seriously impact the quality of your sleep.
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Certified Manual Therapists

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Atlanta Certified Manual Therapists“Manual therapy” refers to hands-on treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. A certified manual physical therapist is specially trained in medical screening, anatomy, physiology, joint and soft tissue mechanics, and are experts in the musculoskeletal system. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are proud to employ top certified manual therapists to help our patients find relief from various disabilities and orthopedic conditions. Certified manual therapists understand that human touch is an essential ingredient for faster recovery from injury and long lasting results from debilitating conditions.
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Alan Grodin Co-Authors Third Edition of Myofascial Manipulation

myofascialAlan Grodin, President of Sovereign Rehabilitation is pleased to announce the availability of the third edition of Myofascial Manipulation: Theory and Clinical Application.  He has co-authored this text book with Robert Cantu and Michael Stanborough.  The following information can be found at http://www.proedinc.com/customer/productView.aspx?id=5072
Myofascial Manipulation: Theory and Clinical Application–Third Edition

Myofascial Manipulation: Theory and Clinical Application, Third Edition is an excellent handbook on manual therapy for physical therapists, occupational therapists, massage therapists, bodyworkers, and chiropractors whether in practice or in training. This revised edition has been updated with the latest research regarding fascia and soft tissue manipulation and now includes a DVD with demonstrations of techniques as well as nearly 30 techniques not previously included.
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