If you have a child who has been identified as having difficulties with fine motor skills, it can sound a little scary. No parent ever wants to hear that his or her child is struggling. However, there is very effective treatment and therapy available to you that can help develop your child’s fine motor skills and enable her to function purposely in her environment.
What are Fine Motor Skills?
Fine motor skills have to do with smaller muscle group movements such as through the fingers, hands or wrists. The opposite of fine motor skills are gross motor skills which are movements related to your large muscles, like your legs, arms and other large muscles groups. (more…)
If you are experiencing dizziness, Sovereign Rehabilitation offers effective therapy for your balance disorders. Dizziness is caused by inner ear disorders and the peripheral and/or central nervous system. If you have this type of balance disorder or dizziness contact Sovereign Rehabilitation for therapy intervention to provide you with activities for the balance and dizziness system’s gradual reeducation and reintegration. (more…)
During the month of June the National Safety Council highlights National Safety Month. Each week a different safety topic is given the spotlight. Each one is focused on injury prevention in your work, on the road and in your home and community. Week three of the month of June focuses on preventing falls that cause injury.
A mastectomy is the removal of your entire breast. There are five different types of mastectomy procedures.
- Simple or Total
- Modified Radical
- Subcutaneous (Nipple-sparing)
There are many reasons behind why you get a specific type of mastectomy, but the majority of the reasons have to do with breast cancer prevention or removal. A simple or total mastectomy focuses on the breast tissue and your entire breast is removed. No muscles are removed from beneath your breast. (more…)
At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer rehabilitation programs focused on treating symptoms of your Parkinson’s Disease
What is Parkinson’s Disease?
According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominate dopamine-producing neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. It is a progressive brain disorder that affects the nervous system. This causes gradual loss of muscle control. (more…)
If you’re pregnant, you know that fitting into your cute pants as long as you can is top priority. Have you tried the rubber band trick where you can avoid buttoning your top button on your favorite jeans to avoid fastening? It works for a time, but eventually maternity clothes are inevitable.
The thought of needing a belt to help hold anything up during pregnancy is almost comical. However, there is a type of therapeutic belt that can be used as a support for you to help you carry your child or children more comfortably and prevent lower back pain during your pregnancy. (more…)
The art of sitting properly to avoid injury
As you consider the source of your back pain, you may do a mental inventory of all of the activities that you did recently. Could it be attributed to that hard workout you had on Wednesday? Or could it be due to the heavy load you carried for a friend yesterday? However, there are times when your back pain has nothing to do with a strenuous physical activity you did. It could be due to improper sitting technique.
Listed below are some questions you can ask yourself to evaluate if your sitting position is attributing to your back pain. (more…)
Gathering happens every day. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we utilize gathering in many ways to help your life feel better. Our dedicated professionals know that in isolation very little can be accomplished.
We Gather Information
At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we value the gathering of information so we can best diagnose you, and get you on the path to recovery. We will take the time to listen to your concerns and also utilize any other information from your physician that is available to us to help provide you with the best, most well informed care possible. (more…)
Sovereign Rehabilitation is proud to be spotlighting an important awareness topic this month. April is National Youth Sports Safety Month. This is a great time to be reminded of the steps you can take to prevent your kids from getting injured or hurt during their preferred sporting event this spring.
Safe Kids Worldwide offers five very practical and easy steps to help keep our kids safe during sports activities. (more…)
When was the last time you complained of lower back pain? According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time. It is also the single leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2010. You are not alone in your back pain. It is quite common, yet very disruptive to everyone’s life.
While back pain is very similar in location, and region of pain, it varies greatly in its severity. Back pain also varies greatly when it comes to what caused you to have back pain in the first place. Here are some common causes for lower back pain. (more…)