Resolve to Feel Better in 2016

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Atlanta GA Physical TherapistsNew Year’s is here and that means that we’ve all got a whole year ahead of us for setting new goals, accomplishing new feats and making new memories.

At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we want to help you make 2016 your most accomplished yet – and that means overcoming the pain and limitations that chronic conditions and injuries can impose.
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Giving the Gift of Physical Therapy

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Physical TherapistsPhysical therapy can be an invaluable resource in treating a wide variety of conditions – from headaches and chronic joint pain to severe injuries and post-surgery recovery.

If you’re contemplating adding an integrative physical therapy program to your treatment plan, consider some of these benefits:
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Avoid Turkey Carving Catastrophes

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Physical Therapists near Atlanta GAIt’s the time of year for gathering with friends, reflecting on what’s important, and of course, eating delicious food. And one of the best parts of any Thanksgiving feast is carving up the bird.

Unfortunately though, that long-loved tradition is also the cause of tons of hand and wrist-related injuries each year. In fact, Thanksgiving sits near the top of the list of dangerous holidays thanks to hazards like these.
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Avoiding Halloween Hazards

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy & RehabilitationAside from making sure to check your child’s bag of candy before letting them eat it, you might not consider Halloween to have many dangers. Unfortunately though, bulky costumes and pumpkin carving catastrophes make it a little more hazardous than you might think.

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, in 2013, finger and hand injuries accounted for over 17 percent of Halloween wounds – most of which, 30.3 percent, were suffered by kids aged 10-14. Breaks and fractures sustained from falls and ill-fitting Halloween costumes are another big culprit of Halloween disasters.
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