Category: Rehabilitation Services

It Seems Like Santa Could Benefit From A Job-Site Ergonomic Assessment, Don’t You Think?

 

Category: Rehabilitation Services, Workplace Injuries

Happy Holidays Atlanta GA “Those who truly believe are always rewarded with the truth.” – Santa Claus

Poor Santa Claus. So much joy and happiness is dependent on him. So much rides on his shoulders, literally and figuratively. Let’s face it, if it weren’t for Santa Claus, who would deliver the millions of gifts to all the children around the world in one night? How does he do it all year after year?
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Planning Your Thanksgiving Feast To Help Your Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

Category: Community, Hand Therapy, Rehabilitation Services

Thanksgiving Poster with Cupped Hands Atlanta GAHappy 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…)



October Is National Physical Therapy Month

 

Category: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Services, Uncategorized

Person Receiving PT on the Knee Atlanta GAOctober is National Physical Therapy Month according to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). During this month the APTA will focus on raising awareness of physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative to opioids for treatment of chronic pain conditions. They plan on achieving this through their award winning #ChoosePT campaign. You can learn more about #Choose PT and find ways to support their effort by visiting their website for some ideas to help you get started. (more…)


Now That World Cup Is Over

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Rehabilitation Services, Sport Injuries

Man Grabbing His Knee in PainNow that World Cup is over it may be no longer time to be a spectator and time to get back to the field yourself. However, sometimes stepping back into a sport after being a spectator or a long break, can be hard. The inspiration the athletes provide can make you hungry for a taste of the competition. If you don’t plan your return to action carefully, it can cause unnecessary injury and pain.

If you’re returning to a sport that you haven’t played for awhile, here are some things to keep in mind to help you prevent injury and pain. (more…)



Parkinson’s Disease FAQs

 

Category: Parkinson's Disease Treatment, Rehabilitation Services

Woman Walking for Physical Therapy at Sovereign Rehabilitation in Atlanta GA At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer rehabilitation programs focused on treating symptoms of your Parkinson’s Disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominate dopamine-producing neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. It is a progressive brain disorder that affects the nervous system. This causes gradual loss of muscle control. (more…)


Pregnant Women Can’t Wear Belts, Or Can They?

 

Category: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Services, Women's Health Services

Atlanta GA Physical Therapy and PregnancyIf you’re pregnant, you know that fitting into your cute pants as long as you can is top priority. Have you tried the rubber band trick where you can avoid buttoning your top button on your favorite jeans to avoid fastening? It works for a time, but eventually maternity clothes are inevitable.

The thought of needing a belt to help hold anything up during pregnancy is almost comical. However, there is a type of therapeutic belt that can be used as a support for you to help you carry your child or children more comfortably and prevent lower back pain during your pregnancy. (more…)


The Gathering

 

Category: Community, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Rehabilitation Services

Orthopaedic Surgery Atlanta GAGathering 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…)


Encouraging Your Teen’s Physical Therapy

 

Category: Pediatric Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Services

Atlanta GA Physical Therapists for TeenagersIf you have a teenager living in your home, congratulations! You’ve entered an exciting journey. The teenage years can actually be a really fun time for your family.

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…)