Osteoporosis Rehabilitation

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Atlanta Osteoporosis TreatmentOsteoporosis causes bones to become brittle and break easily. Those with severe osteoporosis are likely to fracture a bone from a fall or even mild stresses such as coughing or bending over. While there is no reversal once osteoporosis develops, there are different methods of treatment that can help patients prevent many common injuries from having brittle bones. Many people with osteoporosis fear that they are going to fracture a bone from simple daily tasks. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are here to help patients improve their quality of life without fear of injury.
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Chronic Pelvic Pain

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Pelvic Pain Treatment in Atlanta GAChronic pelvic pain is a condition that affects many women each year. The pain is generally spread throughout the entire pelvic region rather than found in a specific spot. Chronic pelvic pain resides in the area below the belly button and between the hips, and it lasts longer than six months. While there are cases when chronic pelvic pain can be a symptom of another disease, chronic pelvic pain can be a condition in its own right and needs to be treated properly to find relief. Many women may never receive a specific diagnosis that explains their pain, but that does not mean that the condition is not treatable. At Sovereign Rehabilitation our licensed physical therapists work to find a treatment that focuses on managing the pain so that patients can return to their active lifestyles.
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Post Breast Surgery Therapy

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Post Breast Surgery Therapy in Atlanta GAMany women with breast cancer have some type of breast surgery. Any type of breast surgery can affect how well women are able to move their shoulders, arms, how easily they are able to take a deep breath, or simply complete daily tasks such as brushing their hair, bathing, and dressing. Pain and stiffness can cause weakness and limit movement of the upper body. It is very important for women to do exercises after breast surgery in order to get the arms and shoulders moving again. Exercises help to decrease any side effects from surgery and to prevent scar tissue from building up and restricting healing.
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Back Pain During Pregnancy

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Atlanta Physical Therapy for Pregnant WomenBack pain is a common occurrence for women during pregnancy. In fact, more than half of all pregnant women suffer from back pain at some point throughout their nine months. As a woman’s belly grows throughout pregnancy, the lower back curves more than usual to accommodate the weight out in front. This curving results in strained muscles and back pain. As the uterus continues to grow, it shifts the center of gravity forward as pregnancy progresses and puts even more pressure on the lower back. Hormones also play a role in back pain during pregnancy. A hormone called relaxin causes the ligaments to stretch and joints to loosen to prepare the body for child birth, but this can also lead to back pain because there is more weight and less support on the spine.
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