What is Correct Posture?

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Atlanta GA Scoliosis TreatmentAt Sovereign Rehabilitation, we treat patients who suffer from scoliosis. Our therapists are trained in the Schroth Method, which can improve your posture, relieve pain, and help avoid future surgery.

Scoliosis is most known for the curvature of your spine that occurs. One of the manifestations of scoliosis is poor posture. Additionally, one of the goals of the Schroth Method is correct posture. Posture is your body’s alignment and positioning with respect to the forces of gravity. But what is classified as correct posture? (more…)

Why Dry Needling May Be a Necessary Part Of Your Comprehensive Care Plan

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Dry needling is a treatment technique that utilizes a solid filament needle to treat your muscle trigger point, which may be causing your pain or discomfort. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we sometimes use dry needling as part of your comprehensive care plan as a specific tool to reduce your pain. Dry needling is not used as an isolated treatment, but rather as an effective component to your treatment. (more…)

Motivation

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy ClinicsAt Sovereign Rehabilitation, we see patients with many types of rehabilitation needs. Each patient comes to us with a unique story behind how they arrived at the place where rehabilitation was necessary. We take the time to hear how the injury or pain occurred and partner with your physician to develop and implement a physical therapy and wellness program. Our licensed physical therapists are motivated to help your recover from whatever you are suffering from. (more…)

Is Your Smartphone Not Smart For Your Wrist?

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Atlanta GA Carpal Tunnel TreatmentSmartphones are everywhere. You can spot them being held and viewed almost everywhere. Nowadays, you can walk into a restaurant and instead of the ‘buzz’ being conversations among people, the ‘buzz’ has become the vibrations of notifications on phones. Smart phones have positively increased our ability to communicate, work and stay connected, but there are some harmful negative effects to all of its usage.

One harmful effect of smartphone use is its ability to injure your wrists, if it’s not held properly. You quite possibly are holding your phone as you read and scroll through this blog. Take a look at your wrist. Do you notice how it’s tilted and kinked? This position, held for long periods of time can cause injury to your wrist and even cause carpal tunnel. (more…)