Common teen traits include not-so-positive personalities such as moodiness, rebelliousness, perfectionism, insecurity and a strong need for approval. But there’s a positive and exciting flipside of the teen years as well. Independence, adventurous, risk-taking, maturing, growing awareness and intellectual curiosity are all common traits that signal your child has entered the teenage years. (more…)
Our team at Sovereign Rehabilitation is dedicated to helping infants who suffer from torticollis. Torticollis is also known as twisted neck or “wryneck.” It occurs when your infant’s neck is twisted, which makes her head tip to one side while her chin is rotated toward her shoulder. When you discover your baby has torticollis, it’s important to get the proper help needed to prevent future disease or injury.
Sovereign Rehabilitation’s trained professionals will work to re-position the affected neck muscles. Our physical therapy methods are highly successful, especially when treatment is started early and diligently executed by our professional physical therapists. (more…)
At Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer effective treatment for children post surgery or serious illness. Our focus is to get your child back to their regularly scheduled activities as quickly and as safely as possible after they’ve experienced an injury, illness or surgery.
According to the CDC’s child injury report, males have higher nonfatal injury rates than females. There are five major causes of these nonfatal injuries. (more…)
At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer physical therapy for adolescents and teens. The rehabilitation focused on children and teens is a bit different for several reasons.
- Your child or adolescent is still growing.
- Children tend to have a shorter attention span.
- Their biggest fans, YOU – the parent, typically accompany children.
If you’re in the process of getting any type of rehabilitation, it’s important to remember that this is not only a physical endeavor, but also a mental one as well. Your mind and beliefs play a big role in your rehabilitation process.
If your mind is saying to you, “This therapy is useless.” Or, “I’m never going to recover from this injury and get back on the field again.” These types of attitudes can cause negative feelings about your therapy, and even your life as well. (more…)
We challenge you to find a child with Down Syndrome who is not smiling. Down Syndrome children seem to wear a perpetual smile and know no stranger. Blowing kisses to everyone through the drive-thru window and hugging the people who bag your groceries are normal happenings in the lives of a family with a child suffering from Down Syndrome.
The truth of the matter is that Down Syndrome children are not always joyful. They have feelings like anyone else. They experience the full range of emotions. They respond to positive expressions of friendship, and are hurt and upset by inconsiderate behavior. People with Down Syndrome socialize and have meaningful friendships. (more…)