Sciatica And Piriformis Syndrome


Atlanta GA Physical Therapy CentersIf you suffer from lower back pain that shoots down in your leg you may be diagnosed with Sciatica. Piriformis Syndrome is another common condition with very similar characteristics. Some shared common symptoms include: sitting discomfort, leg pain radiating down your leg, low back pain, burning through your buttocks down the back of your leg, and lower back and buttock tightness.

Both Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome are caused by sciatic nerve compression. The two conditions differentiate when the cause of the compression is diagnosed. Sciatica is typically diagnosed using imaging tests such as MRI, CT scan or spinal x-ray. The typical causes of Sciatica found on these images include: disc herniation, lower lumbar spinal degeneration or other identifiable physical issues. (more…)

Hold On! Getting A Grip On Your Hand Pain


Atlanta GA Physical Therapy for HandsSovereign Rehabilitation offers effective treatment for your hand injuries. We are the Atlanta hand therapy experts and we will help you accurately assess your problem and get immediate care so we can get you a speedy recovery. We offer a wide range of therapeutic procedures for you, according to your specific needs.

To help strengthen your hand and grip there are several exercises you can do at home. (more…)

New Year, New Baby

Not only is it a new year, but you’re having a new baby too! This is going to be a sweet 2018 for you. The sweet baby snuggles coming your way in this next year will be moments to cherish for a lifetime. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Now that you’re carrying a baby in your belly, you may be experiencing some physical challenges related to your pregnancy as well. For these reasons, and many more, it is imperative that you faithfully attend your prenatal appointments with your doctor.

Prenatal care is so important because it can help you have a healthy and full-term pregnancy. Maintaining proper healthcare throughout your pregnancy helps avoid preterm birth and birth complications. As soon as you find out you are pregnant, call your health care provider to schedule your first appointment. (more…)

Starting 2018 At A Steady Pace


Atlanta GA Physical Rehabilitation ClinicsAs you begin 2018, what goals or resolutions are you trying to keep or begin? The start of a new year is a great time to begin healthier living habits. Typical resolutions usually involve eating, exercise and spare time management.

At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we encourage you to set physical goals that will promote your health and recovery. However, we know the reality that it’s estimated that only 8 percent of people will keep their New Year’s resolutions. With this in mind, we’d like to encourage you to start 2018 as if you’re entering a marathon, not a sprint. (more…)