Your Joyful Child with Down Syndrome


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…)

The Consequences of Chronic Pain


Atlanta GA Treatment for Chronic PainIt’s easy to see the physical effects of chronic pain. It limits our mobility, and keeps us from participating in the activities we love. It can also make it harder to sleep, which can have far-reaching physical consequences.

But chronic pain does more than affect our bodies – it can also affect our minds, our self-esteem, and how we see ourselves. In fact, researchers have found consistently lower levels of self-esteem in patients diagnosed with a chronic, pain-inducing illness than in healthier populations. (more…)

Physical Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Trying to get through the tail end of winter can be tough for fibromyalgia sufferers. Many say that the cold, damp conditions can make their symptoms – which include chronic, widespread pain, fatigue, headaches, restless leg syndrome and more – much worse.

The certified and trained physical therapists at Sovereign Rehabilitation can help you combat these painful symptoms with rehabilitation programs catered specifically to you and your needs. We employ techniques such as muscle energy work, manual therapy, dry needling and more that work to help you achieve long-term pain relief, and more importantly, a better quality of life.

The Key to a Successful Rehabilitation Program

The specialists at Sovereign Rehabilitation know what it takes to get you back to living your best and most active life after an injury or a debilitation condition sidelines you. They cater safe, effective rehabilitation programs specifically to you — your injury, condition, and ability level.

But their support and expertise are only a few pieces of the puzzle. There are things you can do, too, to help ensure that your physical therapy rehabilitation program is effective. (more…)