Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Hand Health: Taking Care of Your Digits

 

Category: Hand Therapy, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Hand Care and Therapy Atlanta GA Some professionals have been known to take out insurance policies on their hands because those are the tools of their trade and vital to their livelihood. Doctors, surgeons, dentists, musicians and artisans depend on healthy hands to do their work. We all use our hands for living without thinking how vital they are. Only if a finger gets hurt or broken, do we then realize how crucial is our hand health. (more…)


Exercises You Can Do At Home For Your Plantar Fasciitis

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Plantar Fasciitis

Person with Heel Pain Shown By Red Heat Atlanta GA If you have plantar fasciitis, you are among many other people who have it as well. It is a common cause of heel pain involving the inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes.

Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

  1. Stabbing pain in the bottom of your foot and near your heel.
  2. The pain is usually the worst right after you wake up in the morning.
  3. Pain can be triggered when you stand for long periods or rise from sitting.
  4. Pain usually occurs after exercise, not during it.

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Coming Back To Your Sport After An Injury

 

Category: MCL Rehabilitation, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Person Receiving Physical Therapy Atlanta, GAIf you’re an athlete, it can be the most invigorating thing you ever do in life. Your sport of choice allows you to work as a team, experience victories and defeats and helps you remain strong and fit. There are times when your sport can lead you into professionally playing for financial gain as well.

If you’re an athlete and you’ve been taken out of your sport due to injury it can have a lot of negative consequences for you. If you’re a professional athlete, an injury can cause a lack of income as well. Coming back after an injury is hard work, but worth it. (more…)


“We Make Life Feel Better”

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Services

Physical Therapist Atlanta GAAt 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…)


Planning A Ski Trip This Winter?

 

Category: Knee Injuries, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

East Cobb Physical Therapy, GATwo 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…)


Book Your Physical Therapy Appointments Before Your Flexible Spending Account Expires

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Pediatric Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy

Appointment in Calendar Atlanta GA 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…)


Ankle Injuries And Falcon’s Football

 

Category: Ankle Injury, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

X-Ray of Foot and Ankle Injury Atlanta, GA 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…)


Will Heat Melt My Frozen Shoulder?

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Shoulder Rehabilitation

Woman Grabbing Her Shoulder in Pain Atlanta GA If you have frozen shoulder you will certainly wonder how you it got frozen, and if it’s frozen, will heat melt it and make it feel better? While your shoulder may be frozen, it certainly does not mean it’s just cold and needs melted for relief. Frozen should is a condition that involves pain and stiffness. Your shoulder becomes frozen and very hard to move, as if it’s frozen. (more…)


What Causes Bell’s Palsy?

 

Category: Bell's Palsy, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Woman Looking Out Window with Fear Facial Paralysis Atlanta GA If you suddenly have twitching, weakness or paralysis on one side of your face, you may have something called Bell’s Palsy. Bell’s Palsy is not always isolated to one side of your face, but that is the most common occurrence. Bell’s Palsy can also be accompanied by drooping of your eyelid and/or corner of your mouth. Drooling or dryness of your eyes or mouth may be present and impairment of taste may also be associated with it.

If you experience symptoms of Bell’s Palsy it most likely was a sudden onset. The peak of Bell’s Palsy typically is reached within 48 hours. If this is you, you certainly are led to wonder, “What caused my Bell’s Palsy?” (more…)


What Are Your Plans For Saturday, September 29? It’s Family Health And Fitness Day. Why Not Get Outside And Play?

 

Category: Community, Education, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Healthy Family Running and Walking Atlanta GA 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…)