Breast Cancer Awareness and Post-Breast Surgery Therapy

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Atlanta GA Physical TherapistsOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here at Sovereign Rehabilitation, we’re proud to support survivors with our integrative post-breast surgery services.

Our caring, attentive therapists understand the unique struggles of women who’ve undergone mastectomies, lumpectomies and breast reconstruction, and we’re here to offer support throughout the post-surgery process to help women not only feel better, but also get back to living their best lives.
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Pregnancy and Physical Therapy

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy & RehabilitationThere are few things more thrilling than expecting a little one. Being a mommy-to-be is filled is with joy and excitement and planning with friends, family, and loved ones.

But pregnancy isn’t always smooth sailing. It comes with a specific set of aches and pains that can take a serious toll on your body. Some of the most common aches associated with expecting a new little bundle are back pain and sciatica. These are often caused by your newly shifting center of gravity, and they can weaken your abs, interfere with good posture, and put painful strain on back muscles. These types of pain also make a pregnant woman more susceptible to injury, sending you to the bed or couch for hours at a time.
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Put an End to Pelvic Pain at Sovereign

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation ServicesIt’s estimated that up to one-third of all women will experience pelvic pain at some point in their lives. This could mean a constant, dull ache or a sharp stabbing sensation, and it’s considered a chronic condition if it lasts more than four to six months.

The list for its potential causes can seem endless – everything from sitting for long periods of time to menstruation to intercourse can trigger discomfort below the hips. Luckily though, after an examination by a physician, it’s usually determined not to be a sign of a more serious condition.
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Benefits of Physical Therapy for Women with Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis Treatment for Women Atlanta GAOsteoporosis is a condition that affects upwards of 8 million women’s ability to fully enjoy an active, healthy lifestyle. It’s characterized by a weakening and thinning of the bones and, if left untreated, can result in joint fractures of the hips, wrists, and spine. In fact, worldwide, osteoporosis is to blame for 8.9 million fractures annually, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation. It’s a condition that can also make fun outdoor summer activities like walking, biking, and hiking harder to participate in and enjoy.
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