Lumbosacral Neuritis

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Atlanta Physical TherapyLumbosacral neuritis is the inflammation of the spinal nerves in the lower back. The lower back contains the lumbar vertebrae where a number of different spinal nerves are located. Inflammation in these nerves can cause low back pain, and it can also cause pain to travel the length of the nerves as they continue down the legs. There are different causes of lumbosacral neuritis, but essentially it is the irritation of the nerve fibers within the spinal canal that causes people to suffer pain and discomfort. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer patients exceptional orthopedic care provided by the industry’s premier therapists. The goal of our rehabilitation program is to help patients with lumbosacral neuritis find long-term pain relief, improved function, and a higher quality of life.
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Hip Pain

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Atlanta Physical TherapyThe hip is a ball and socket joint that attaches the pelvis to the femur. This is one of the largest joints in the entire body, and pain associated with this joint can have negative effects on the body as a whole. There are many causes of hip pain – some causes can arise from the joint itself, while others can be associated with the structures surrounding the joint. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our professional therapists are dedicated to finding the cause of the joint pain in order to successfully treat each patient and help him or her find long lasting relief.
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Rotator Cuff Pain

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Physical TherapistsPain and weakness in the shoulder are often indicators of a rotator cuff disorder. Discomfort or the inability to perform everyday activities such as reaching above the head, brushing or washing hair, tucking in a shirt, or picking up a small child are all signs that the rotator cuff has been injured. Pain is typically located in the front or on the side of the upper arm and shoulder, and is almost always exacerbated when making overhead movements. Many times people who experience this pain tend to “favor” their arm, but that can cause even more stiffness and weakness in the shoulder, further promoting issues. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer treatment for rotator cuff pain and injury. We are a comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation company that delivers individualized rehabilitation therapy services to our patients.
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IT Band Syndrome

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Atlanta Physical TherapistsIliotibial Band Syndrome, more commonly referred to as IT Band Syndrome, is a common overuse injury that occurs among runners and those who are particularly active with high intensity movements. The Iliotibial band runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the shin, just below the knee joint. This band attaches to the knee and functions in coordination with several thigh muscles to help stabilize the joint for proper movement. Iliotibial band syndrome is caused by inflammation of the IT band. During flexion and extension of the knee, the IT band rubs over the thigh bone, leading to irritation. When the band is inflamed, it does not glide easily over the thigh bone and pain is felt during movement of the knee.
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