Children’s Injuries That May Or May Not Require Rehabilitation

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy for KidsAt Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer effective treatment for children post surgery or serious illness. Our focus is to get your child back to their regularly scheduled activities as quickly and as safely as possible after they’ve experienced an injury, illness or surgery.

According to the CDC’s child injury report, males have higher nonfatal injury rates than females. There are five major causes of these nonfatal injuries. (more…)

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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Your Mindset Has A Lot To Do With Your Rehabilitation

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Atlanta GA Physical Rehabilitation CenterIf you’re in the process of getting any type of rehabilitation, it’s important to remember that this is not only a physical endeavor, but also a mental one as well. Your mind and beliefs play a big role in your rehabilitation process.

If your mind is saying to you, “This therapy is useless.” Or, “I’m never going to recover from this injury and get back on the field again.” These types of attitudes can cause negative feelings about your therapy, and even your life as well. (more…)

Your Joyful Child with Down Syndrome

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy for ChildrenWe challenge you to find a child with Down Syndrome who is not smiling. Down Syndrome children seem to wear a perpetual smile and know no stranger. Blowing kisses to everyone through the drive-thru window and hugging the people who bag your groceries are normal happenings in the lives of a family with a child suffering from Down Syndrome.

The truth of the matter is that Down Syndrome children are not always joyful. They have feelings like anyone else. They experience the full range of emotions. They respond to positive expressions of friendship, and are hurt and upset by inconsiderate behavior. People with Down Syndrome socialize and have meaningful friendships. (more…)