Category: Hand Therapy

Is Your Office Job Becoming a Pain in the Wrist?

 

Category: Carpal Tunnel, Hand Therapy

Physical Therpaists for Hands & Wrists Atlanta GAIf you’re one of the many people who spend their workday sitting at a desk, you’re probably familiar with back and neck pain – that uncomfortable ache that comes from sitting and staring at a screen for too long. What you may not know is that eight hours spent at a computer can also cause considerable damage to your hands and wrists. These types of injuries, known as repetitive strain injuries or RSI’s, are characterized by numbness, tingling, or pain in the hands and wrists, and if left untreated, they can lead to more serious conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome or tendon and nerve injuries.
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Dupuytren’s Contracture Therapy

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Physical Therapy

Therapy for Hand Pain Atlanta GADupuytren’s Contracture is a slow developing hand deformity that affects the layer of tissue under the skin of the palm. This can be a debilitating condition because it progresses in a manner that cannot be corrected. The tissues in the palm will eventually form into a thick cord that will pull one or two of the fingers into a permanently bent position. If you have ever been without the use of one or two of your fingers for even a short amount of time due to injury, then you understand the complications that the permanent loss of use can have on everyday activities. Sovereign Rehabilitation is the trusted provider in and around Atlanta, Georgia for comprehensive physical and rehabilitation therapy. We have certified hand therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists that specialize in helping patients with Dupuytren’s Contracture find relief from their symptoms and learn coping mechanisms to perform daily activities.
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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Physical Therapy

Treatment for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome in Atlanta GACubital Tunnel Syndrome is a nerve compression syndrome caused by increased pressure on a nerve in the arm, elbow, or hand. While this syndrome is not as well known as carpal tunnel syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome can also cause numbness, tingling, muscle weakness, and severe pain in the hands and arms. Sovereign Rehabilitation is pleased to offer expert treatment for those suffering from this condition. We offer a variety of hand therapy services as well as comprehensive physical and rehabilitation therapy provided by a talented group of physical therapists, occupational therapists and certified hand therapists.
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Effective Arthritis Treatment

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment near Atlanta GeorgiaArthritis is the inflammation of the joints, which cause pain and stiffness in the body. Most people find that the symptoms of arthritis worsen with age – just something else to look forward to while growing up. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer treatments that specifically treat arthritis to reduce symptoms and improve our patients’ quality of life. We provide complete wellness programs at all of our greater Atlanta locations to give our patients comprehensive access to exceptional care provided by the industry’s premier therapists.
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Hand Injury Rehabilitation

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Physical Therapy

Hand Therapy Specialists in Atlanta GAA person’s hands are used for almost everything that is done throughout the day. Perhaps you have never noticed just how often you use your hands and fingers until an injury makes the simplest tasks difficult. Zipping and buttoning pants can seem like an impossible task for someone who has lost or injured a thumb; brushing the teeth can be quite the challenge for a person who has injured their dominate hand and must brush with the non-dominate hand. While minor hand injuries can be treated at home with rest, ice, over the counter pain medications, and simple exercises, major hand injuries require medical treatment followed by physical therapy to rehabilitate the hand.
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Hand Therapy

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Atlanta Hand TherapyThe hands are important parts of the body that most people could not imagine life without. However, many people experience injuries to their hands each year in the United States that require them to learn to reuse these extremely important appendages. Burns, surgical rehabilitation, rheumatoid arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome are the most common conditions treated through hand therapy in order for patients to regain full use, movement, and function of their hands. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are a provider of comprehensive physical and rehabilitation therapy with a number of Certified Hand Therapists who specialize in treating conditions that affect the hands.
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Keep on Moving

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Atlanta Physical TherapistsArthritis affects millions of Americans each year. Young and old, all ages, ethnicities, social classes, male, and female can be diagnosed with arthritis. Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, and these symptoms can keep many people from enjoying many activities. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our certified manual and physical therapists work with patients who have arthritis in order to keep them active and enjoying a healthy lifestyle.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Physical Therapy

Hand Therapy MassageRheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects the joints of the hands and feet as well as other ball and socket joints in the body. Unlike typical arthritis which is caused by the continuous wear-and-tear of joint use, rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis causes painful swelling that can result in joint deformity and bone erosion.
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