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.

Preparing For Your ACL Surgery


Category: ACL Injuries, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Physical Therapists for ACL Injury Atlanta GAAnterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, injuries are painful and debilitating, and can be an unfortunate outcome of playing some of your favorite summer sports. They occur when the ACL ligament in the knee is over-stretched and tears, causing swelling and an inability to walk or continue your normal activities.

Surgery is often required for severe ACL tears, and whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, this can be scary to consider. How long will it take me to recover? Will I be able to return to the field, track, or court again?

Benefits of Physical Therapy for Women with Osteoporosis


Category: Osteoporosis, Women's Health Services

Osteoporosis Treatment for Women Atlanta GAOsteoporosis is a condition that affects upwards of 8 million women’s ability to fully enjoy an active, healthy lifestyle. It’s characterized by a weakening and thinning of the bones and, if left untreated, can result in joint fractures of the hips, wrists, and spine. In fact, worldwide, osteoporosis is to blame for 8.9 million fractures annually, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation. It’s a condition that can also make fun outdoor summer activities like walking, biking, and hiking harder to participate in and enjoy.

Golf Related Injuries


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Orthopedic and Sports Therapy Atlanta GAMore than 25 million Americans enjoy playing the game of golf as a recreational or competitive sport. While golf is not a physically aggressive sport, a high number of participants suffer from golf related injuries each year. Lower back pain and elbow pain are two of the most common complaints from both avid golfers and those who put their spikes on only a few times a year. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are the trusted name for comprehensive physical therapy and complete wellness programs in Atlanta, Georgia. Our premier therapists have earned advanced qualification in their respective areas of expertise and are deeply committed to providing the most advanced orthopedic & sports therapy to meet the unique needs of our golfing patients.

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.

BPPV Treatment


Category: Balance & Dizziness, Vertigo Treatment

Doctors that treat Vertigo Atlanta GABenign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a type of vertigo that is caused by a problem in the inner ear. Symptoms of BPPV are the feeling that you are spinning and/or that the world is spinning around you. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are a provider of comprehensive physical and rehabilitation therapy with specialists who are specifically trained to help patients with balance and dizziness disorders such as Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. We understand how debilitating feelings of dizziness and spinning can be, affecting all areas of your life at any point during the day. By helping patients find relief from BPPV, we help them better function during the day – ultimately gaining a better quality of life.

Inside the inner ear, calcium stones are present to help you keep your balance. These stones are designed to move around when you turn or move your head, but inflammation or infection can stop these stones from moving. When the stones do not move with your own movement, the brain receives a false signal and causes vertigo. The feeling of dizziness is much more than the “light headed’ feeling that sometimes occurs when you stand up quickly. BPPV can be bad enough that it makes you feel nauseous and vomit, and also finding it hard to stand or walk without falling over. These severe symptoms can drastically affect your life, especially if you care for young children who need to be picked up, or if you are involved in a sporting even that requires quick, constant movement. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we deliver rehabilitation therapy that is specific to patients who suffer from BPPV.

Hip Surgery Recovery


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Clinic near Atlanta GARecovering from any type of surgery takes time and patience. When the hip has had surgery, whether to repair the joint or to fully replace the joint, the recovery time is often one of the longest surgical recoveries to endure. The hip joint receives a lot of wear and tear throughout life. Any time the leg or foot moves even the slightest amount, the hip joint is activated. Whether your surgery is minimally invasive or more complex, full recovery depends on how well you rehabilitate the joint. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we provide full rehabilitation services for those who have undergone hip surgery. Recovery times vary from person to person, but one thing is certain: without proper rehabilitation, a full and effective recovery is all but impossible.

Shoulder Injury Rehabilitation


Category: Physical Therapy, Rotator Cuff Injury, Shoulder Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Clinic near Atlanta GAThe shoulder is the most complicated joint in the body to rehabilitate because of its complex nature and the fact that it has more mobility and speed than any other joint. Shoulder problems and injuries can develop from everyday wear and tear on the joint, overuse of the joint, injury to the shoulder, or simply from the natural process of aging. Every time you move your arm, your shoulder moves. Because the shoulder is a ball and socket joint, it is designed to move easily. Because of its mobility, it is more likely to be injured or cause problems than almost any other joint in the body. Shoulder problems can be minor or serious, and at Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer physical and rehabilitation therapy to treat shoulder injuries. We specialize in helping patients with shoulder injuries recover fully and as quickly as possible.

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.

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.