Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Rotator Cuff Injury


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Treatment in Atlanta GAThe group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint to keep the upper arm bone firmly within the socket of the shoulder is known as the rotator cuff. Injury to the rotator cuff most often occurs in those who repeatedly use their arms above their heads. Painters, carpenters, and those who play baseball and tennis are prime candidates for rotator cuff injuries. Those who suffer from a rotator cuff injury often require physical therapy to improve flexibility and strength of the surrounding muscles of the shoulder joint. For those who have had to undergo surgery for rotator cuff repair, physical therapy is also needed to rehabilitate the joint and muscles.

The premier physical, manual, and occupational therapists at Sovereign Rehabilitation are committed to helping patients recover from rotator cuff surgery and find relief from rotator cuff injuries. Exercises can help restore strength and flexibility in the shoulder to promote healing and function. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our treatment programs are individually tailored to meet the specific needs of each patient. The goal of our rotator cuff injury rehabilitation program is to treat the injury while also preventing further injury from occurring.

Ankle Injury Treatment


Category: Ankle Injury, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Ankle Sprain Treatment in Atlanta GAAnkle injuries are among the most common injuries that people face. A turned or sprained ankle can happen to the most fit people, the most careful people, and even those who try to avoid any type of strenuous activity. Many ankles have been injured from stepping off a step the wrong way or walking through a yard and stepping in a hole that was not visible. However, even though ankle injuries are common and seemingly simple, they can cause much pain and discomfort during the healing process.

Migraine Headaches


Category: Headaches, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Migraine Headache Treatment in Atlanta GAMigraine headaches can cause debilitating pain. From intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation to nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light, migraine headaches can be so severe that those who suffer are unable to function during the day. Migraine headaches can last for hours to days. Most people find that they are unable to do anything other than find a dark, quiet space to lie down during their intense pain. If you are suffering from Migraine headaches, Sovereign Rehabilitation is here to help you find long lasting relief.

While some medications can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraine, not all treatments last long enough for the headache to subside. Many times, finding the right balance between a migraine headache medication combined with effective therapy and lifestyle changes is necessary for those suffering to find relief. Sovereign Rehabilitation offers expert treatment for patients in the greater Atlanta area. Our licensed physical and manual therapists understand that these severe headaches can be debilitating, causing you to miss work and activities with your family and friends.

Frozen Shoulder


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Shoulder Rehabilitation

Atlanta Frozen Shoulder TreatmentFrozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that is characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. People who are recovering from a medical condition or procedure that affects the mobility of the arm have an increased risk for developing frozen shoulder. Here at Sovereign Rehabilitation, we can provide treatment to provide more fluid mobility and reduce the pain that you may be suffering.

Pinched Nerve


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Pinched Nerve

Atlanta Pinched Nerve TreatmentNerves travel from the brain and spinal cord to send important messages to all areas of the body. A pinched nerve (a nerve compression) sends the message that the nerve is damaged — and the most often signal of this message is pain. Damage from a pinched nerve can be mild to severe. It can cause temporary or long lasting problems. Any warning signal from a pinched nerve should not be ignored. The earlier treatment for a pinched nerve is given, the more quickly a person will find relief.

Bell’s Palsy


Category: Bell's Palsy, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Atlanta Bell's Palsy TreatmentBell’s Palsy is a paralysis or weakness of the muscles that affects one side of the face. When there is damage to the facial nerve that on one side of the face, the affected side of the face will droop. This paralysis can affect a person’s sense of taste, smell, production of saliva and tears, and severe cases can also impact a person’s ability to see out of one eye. Bell’s Palsy is a condition that typically comes on suddenly, often overnight, and it will usually get better with time.



Category: Fibromyalgia Treatment, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

logo-sov-300Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder with widespread pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep issues, memory loss, and severe mood swings. Research shows that fibromyalgia affects the way a person’s brain processes pain signals and amplifies them so that people who have fibromyalgia feel constant discomfort. Women are much more likely to suffer from fibromyalgia than men. Sometimes symptoms begin after a physical injury, surgery, or infection. Other times stress plays a role in fibromyalgia, and symptoms can gradually accumulate over time. Unfortunately, there is no known cure for fibromyalgia, but there are treatment plans available that can help sufferers control symptoms.

Hip Injury


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

slider1As with all joints in the body, the hip is designed to withstand consistent repeated motion. The largest ball and socket joint in the body, the hip should allow for fluid movement of the legs and lower torso. A cushion of cartilage is present between the ball and socket of the hip so that it prevents friction from constant movement and use. However, with age the cartilage of the hip socket can wear down or become damaged, as well as the muscles of the hip becoming overused. The hip can be fractured during an injury or fall. Any damage to the hip can cause pain when walking, twisting, or changing positions. Sovereign Rehab offers patients hip injury rehabilitation in order for them to gain relief from their hip discomfort.