Hip Pain

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Atlanta Physical TherapyThe hip is a ball and socket joint that attaches the pelvis to the femur. This is one of the largest joints in the entire body, and pain associated with this joint can have negative effects on the body as a whole. There are many causes of hip pain – some causes can arise from the joint itself, while others can be associated with the structures surrounding the joint. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our professional therapists are dedicated to finding the cause of the joint pain in order to successfully treat each patient and help him or her find long lasting relief.
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Lymphedema

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Women's Health Services Atlanta GALymphedema is a result that often occurs in women who have had damage to or removal of lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. It results in a blockage in the lymphatic system that prevents lymph fluid from draining well. When fluid does not drain well in the body’s system, buildup occurs and leads to swelling. While most cases find that the swelling only occurs in one of the arms or legs, it can occur in both limbs. There is no known cure for lymphedema, but with diligent care it can be managed. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer physical therapy and rehabilitation services for those suffering from lymphedema.
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Rotator Cuff Pain

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Physical TherapistsPain and weakness in the shoulder are often indicators of a rotator cuff disorder. Discomfort or the inability to perform everyday activities such as reaching above the head, brushing or washing hair, tucking in a shirt, or picking up a small child are all signs that the rotator cuff has been injured. Pain is typically located in the front or on the side of the upper arm and shoulder, and is almost always exacerbated when making overhead movements. Many times people who experience this pain tend to “favor” their arm, but that can cause even more stiffness and weakness in the shoulder, further promoting issues. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer treatment for rotator cuff pain and injury. We are a comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation company that delivers individualized rehabilitation therapy services to our patients.
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Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson's Disease Treatment in AtlantaParkinson’s Disease is a disorder of the nervous system that progressively gets worse over time. While the most common and well-known sign of Parkinson’s disease is a hand tremor, the disorder also commonly causes stiffness and slowing of movement. Parkinson’s disease symptoms worsen over time as the disorder progresses, and often times those with this disease need professional care. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we help those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease manage their symptoms and achieve greater functionality to improve their quality of life.
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