Cold Weather Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation CenterScience is still on the fence about the definitive link between cold weather and chronic pain conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. However, many sufferers claim that when fall kicks into high gear, those colder temperatures make their symptoms worse.

There are plenty of at-home therapies that can provide temporary relief for rheumatoid arthritis. Warm baths and heating pads can help soothe sore, inflamed joints, and light exercise can keep those joints lubricated, which can reduce and even prevent pain.
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Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

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Dunwoody GA Physical TherapistsJuly is known for a lot of things – fireworks, summertime, and backyard BBQ’s just to name a few. But if you’re a teen living with joint pain or arthritis, it can be hard to enjoy all that the summer months have to offer. That’s why July has been named Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month.
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Is Your Office Job Becoming a Pain in the Wrist?

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Physical Therpaists for Hands & Wrists Atlanta GAIf you’re one of the many people who spend their workday sitting at a desk, you’re probably familiar with back and neck pain – that uncomfortable ache that comes from sitting and staring at a screen for too long. What you may not know is that eight hours spent at a computer can also cause considerable damage to your hands and wrists. These types of injuries, known as repetitive strain injuries or RSI’s, are characterized by numbness, tingling, or pain in the hands and wrists, and if left untreated, they can lead to more serious conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome or tendon and nerve injuries.
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Dupuytren’s Contracture Therapy

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Therapy for Hand Pain Atlanta GADupuytren’s Contracture is a slow developing hand deformity that affects the layer of tissue under the skin of the palm. This can be a debilitating condition because it progresses in a manner that cannot be corrected. The tissues in the palm will eventually form into a thick cord that will pull one or two of the fingers into a permanently bent position. If you have ever been without the use of one or two of your fingers for even a short amount of time due to injury, then you understand the complications that the permanent loss of use can have on everyday activities. Sovereign Rehabilitation is the trusted provider in and around Atlanta, Georgia for comprehensive physical and rehabilitation therapy. We have certified hand therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists that specialize in helping patients with Dupuytren’s Contracture find relief from their symptoms and learn coping mechanisms to perform daily activities.
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