Dislocated Shoulder

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Atlanta Physical TherapistsA dislocated shoulder is an injury that is caused by a fall or a blow that causes the top of the arm bone to pop out of the shoulder socket. The shoulder is prone to slipping out of place because of its incredible mobility. The arm can move in more directions than any other joint system in the body; because of this flexibility, however, a dislocated shoulder is a common injury. Sovereign Rehabilitation is a comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation company located in Atlanta, Georgia. We specialize in helping patients with shoulder injuries recover fully, as quickly as possible. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we want to partner with you and your physician to develop a comprehensive treatment program customized to your specific needs.
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Sports Rehabilitation Therapy

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Orthopedic and Sports Therapy in Atlanta GAAt Sovereign Rehabilitation, we understand athletes. When an athlete is injured it takes specific rehabilitation and performance therapy programs to help him or her get back into the game. Whether an athlete has been injured during a recreational sporting activity or through a competitive sporting event, Sovereign Rehabilitation is here to offer the best rehabilitation therapy to improve performance and help the body heal properly.
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Thoracic or Lumbosacral Neuritis

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Pinched Nerve Treatment in Atlanta GANeuritis is the inflammation of nerves within the spine that causes pain and numbness to the areas that the nerves travel to within the body. Nerve roots exit out both sides of the spine column along its entire length. These nerve roots travels to all the different parts of the body. When a nerve in the spine is pinched or inflamed it can radiate pain to areas that are far away from the actual nerve itself. Nerves from the thoracic (middle) spine extend to the upper abdominal area as well as the back, neck, and area between the shoulders. Lumbar nerves extend through the lower back, gluteal muscles, upper thigh, calf, and down into the foot. Pain or numbness can be felt in any of the areas in which the nerves travel. Sciatica is the most common form of pain lumbar neuritis.
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Dry Needling

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Dry Needling Treatments in Atlanta GAThere are a variety of musculoskeletal problems that can be treated with various methods. Headaches, hip and knee pain, fibromyalgia, tennis and golf elbow, neck and back pain, sciatica, tendinitis and other issues can all be treated by licensed physical therapists. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our licensed physical therapists offer different methods for treating pain. One of our treatment options is called Dry Needling, and many patients have found the pain relief that they are looking for from this simple technique.

Dry Needling involves the insertion of a thin filament needle to stimulate the healing process of soft tissues and trigger points that result in pain relief and restoration of healthy physiology. A trigger point is a hyperirritable point in skeletal muscle that is associated with a hypersensitive palpable nodule. There are many medical studies that support the effectiveness of dry needling for improving pain control, reducing muscle tension, normalizing biochemical and electrical dysfunction of motor endplates, and facilitating an accelerated return to active rehabilitation. Most people report that they do not feel the insertion of the needle.
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