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…)
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…)
Saturday, September 29th is Family Health and Fitness Day in the United States. This day is observed annually on the last Saturday in September. This day was established in 1996 and is designed to promote family involvement in physical activity in support of one of the goals of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on physical activity and health.
Sovereign Rehabilitation is excited to promote days like these because we know there is a strong connection between health and strength and injury prevention. We make it our goal to not only diagnose and treat injuries, but to help prevent them as well. (more…)
Can you believe it’s time for school to start again? It seems like it just gets earlier and earlier every year. Everyone has their own opinions about short summers versus long breaks throughout the year. However, one thing is certain: education is important.
“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” -John Dewey
At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer effective treatment for children post surgery or serious illness. We will tailor your child’s rehabilitation for her specific needs and help get her back to a life of normal function and quality as soon as possible. (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.
December is a great time for festive feasts. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we wish all of our patients a very merry holiday season. If you’re planning your feasts to celebrate this season, you should consider incorporating foods and treats that will help you along in your physical therapy process as well. So set your table with beautiful holiday décor and your most special china, but be sure to serve options that will boost your physical therapy process as well.
Place proteins on your festive table! Lean proteins come from a variety of sources including meat, beans, nut butters and more. We suggest eating your lean meats such as white turkey first during your feast. (more…)
As we all embark on the New Year, consider these motivational quotes to help you kick off a healthier, happier 2017. Tape them to your desk; stick them on a mirror; put them up on the fridge, and come back to them when you need a little encouragement to help you reach your rehabilitation goals.
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll
If you’ve been struggling to overcome an injury or condition this past year, it can be tough to have a positive outlook for 2017. But much of how we feel physically depends on how we’re handling things mentally and emotionally.
Make 2017 the year you feel better by adopting some of these healthy mental strategies. (more…)
The weather was hot, but we had a great time on Saturday at the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation’s Race for Research. Team Sovereign Rehabilitation had a total of 19 members. Our team consisted of walkers and runners, staff, family, friends, and patients. Together we raised $590 for brain tumor research!