Physical Therapy For Multiple Sclerosis

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Atlanta Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment SpecialistsMultiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. This damage disrupts the ability of parts of the nervous system to communicate, resulting in many physical problems. Much research has shown that physical therapy can ease many symptoms associated with Multiple Sclerosis to help people function and move around better. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we are proud to offer expert treatment for patients who suffer from debilitating symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Our licensed and talented therapists are dedicated to helping patients achieve improved function and a better overall quality of life.
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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment in Atlanta GAMultiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease in which the nerves of the brain and spinal cord are damaged by one’s own immune system. The damage to the brain and spinal cord results in a loss of muscle control, balance, vision, and sensation such as numbness. The nerves that make up the central nervous system act as the body’s messenger system. A fatty substance called myelin insulates the nerves and covers each nerve. This fatty substance helps in the transmission of nerve impulses, or messages, between the brain and other parts of the body. It is these “messages” that control muscle movements such as walking and talking. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer rehabilitation programs that focus on treating the numbness or weakness in the limbs, balance issues, fatigue, and muscle spasms associated with MS.
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