Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women. It outnumbers the number of cancers of all forms combined. For this reason, the American Heart Association sets aside the first Friday in every February for its Go Red For Women day. The purpose of this day is to help women fight back against and unite to fight against this number 1 killer of women. On this day, they encourage everyone across the country to wear red and support their cause and unite for a common goal of the eradication of heart disease and stroke. (more…)
Osteoporosis is also known as “brittle bones.” It is a condition that occurs when not enough bone is being built, or too much is broken down. This frailty of the bones can cause them to break more easily. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, “Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds.” (more…)
At Sovereign Rehabilitation, you probably have seen or heard the saying, “we make life feel better.” We don’t just post and say that to try to make you believe something that is not true. It’s not a gimmick or a way that we will hook you into choosing us for your rehabilitation and therapy needs. When we say, “we make life feel better,” we mean it. (more…)
Two Common Ski Injuries To Try To Avoid
Are you planning a ski trip for the winter of 2019? Perhaps you go annually and you have your favorite spot you hit every winter. Or, you may be planning to make “learning to ski” on the top of your New Year’s Resolutions and hitting the slopes for the very first time this winter.
Whether it’s your first or fifteenth time to go skiing, there are several things Sovereign Rehabilitation would like to remind you of before you head out to your skiing destination. (more…)
Babies are cute. They all are, no matter what. Even when they spit up their little faces are irresistible. Have you noticed babies wearing little white helmets on their heads as well? They look so cute, too. Some parents get very creative decorating the helmets and even using it to promote their favorite sports team or theme! (more…)
“Those who truly believe are always rewarded with the truth.” – Santa Claus
Poor Santa Claus. So much joy and happiness is dependent on him. So much rides on his shoulders, literally and figuratively. Let’s face it, if it weren’t for Santa Claus, who would deliver the millions of gifts to all the children around the world in one night? How does he do it all year after year?
It’s December already! Where did the year go? It seems like just yesterday we were putting the kids on the school buses at the end of the summer! Sometimes time slips away without us noticing. The same thing can happen with your health benefits.
Did you realize that you might have money that could slip away when December 31, 2018 rolls around as well? If you have an FSA, this is a tax-advantaged account that allows you to save money to pay for qualified medical expenses. (more…)
Happy Thanksgiving from our team at Sovereign Rehabilitation. We are Atlanta’s hand therapy specialists. We offer comprehensive treatment programs conditions affecting the upper-extremities, including rheumatoid arthritis.
As you plan your Thanksgiving feast, there are items you should consider adding to your menu to help your rheumatoid arthritis. Did you know that your diet does affect your condition? However, because rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory type of condition, it’s important to avoid foods that will worsen inflammation. Research is also finding that bacteria in your gut play a role in the development and progression of RA. (more…)
Sovereign Rehabilitation offers exceptional ankle/sprain injury treatment and rehabilitation. If you suffered from an ankle injury it can remove you from your regularly scheduled events due to your inability to get around and be mobile. If you’re a professional football player, like Brandon Fusco, on the Atlanta Falcons football team, it can put an instant halt on your career and ability to contribute to the team. (more…)
The American Diabetes Association set aside the month of November to highlight and raise awareness about Diabetes. The ADA uses this month to raise public awareness about diabetes and the risk factors associated with it. It’s also a great time to encourage people with diabetes to make healthy changes. (more…)