Ovarian Cancer Awareness


Category: Uncategorized

IMG_9641Sovereign Rehabilitation decided to be a part of the LARGEST Ovarian Cancer Awareness Event in the Southeast! The 5K walk/run on September 27th was a morning full of celebrating, honoring, and remembering gynecologic cancer survivors and patients, their families, caregivers and friends.

Osteoporosis Rehabilitation


Category: Osteoporosis, Women's Health Services

Atlanta Osteoporosis TreatmentOsteoporosis causes bones to become brittle and break easily. Those with severe osteoporosis are likely to fracture a bone from a fall or even mild stresses such as coughing or bending over. While there is no reversal once osteoporosis develops, there are different methods of treatment that can help patients prevent many common injuries from having brittle bones. Many people with osteoporosis fear that they are going to fracture a bone from simple daily tasks. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are here to help patients improve their quality of life without fear of injury.

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo


Category: Balance & Dizziness, Vertigo Treatment

Atlanta Treatment for VertigoBenign paroxysmal positional vertigo is one of the most common causes of vertigo – which is the sudden sensation of spinning or that the inside of the head is spinning. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is characterized by episodes of mild to intense dizziness typically triggered by specific changes in the position of the head. BPPV can be a bothersome problem and can increase a person’s chance of falling. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer effective treatment for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo so that patients can regain their sense of balance and to learn coping mechanisms.

Sports Rehabilitation Therapy


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Physical Therapy

Orthopedic and Sports Therapy in Atlanta GAAt Sovereign Rehabilitation, we understand athletes. When an athlete is injured it takes specific rehabilitation and performance therapy programs to help him or her get back into the game. Whether an athlete has been injured during a recreational sporting activity or through a competitive sporting event, Sovereign Rehabilitation is here to offer the best rehabilitation therapy to improve performance and help the body heal properly.

Chronic Pelvic Pain


Category: Pelvic Pain, Women's Health Services

Pelvic Pain Treatment in Atlanta GAChronic pelvic pain is a condition that affects many women each year. The pain is generally spread throughout the entire pelvic region rather than found in a specific spot. Chronic pelvic pain resides in the area below the belly button and between the hips, and it lasts longer than six months. While there are cases when chronic pelvic pain can be a symptom of another disease, chronic pelvic pain can be a condition in its own right and needs to be treated properly to find relief. Many women may never receive a specific diagnosis that explains their pain, but that does not mean that the condition is not treatable. At Sovereign Rehabilitation our licensed physical therapists work to find a treatment that focuses on managing the pain so that patients can return to their active lifestyles.

Thoracic or Lumbosacral Neuritis


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Pinched Nerve

Pinched Nerve Treatment in Atlanta GANeuritis is the inflammation of nerves within the spine that causes pain and numbness to the areas that the nerves travel to within the body. Nerve roots exit out both sides of the spine column along its entire length. These nerve roots travels to all the different parts of the body. When a nerve in the spine is pinched or inflamed it can radiate pain to areas that are far away from the actual nerve itself. Nerves from the thoracic (middle) spine extend to the upper abdominal area as well as the back, neck, and area between the shoulders. Lumbar nerves extend through the lower back, gluteal muscles, upper thigh, calf, and down into the foot. Pain or numbness can be felt in any of the areas in which the nerves travel. Sciatica is the most common form of pain lumbar neuritis.

Dry Needling


Category: Dry Needling, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Dry Needling Treatments in Atlanta GAThere are a variety of musculoskeletal problems that can be treated with various methods. Headaches, hip and knee pain, fibromyalgia, tennis and golf elbow, neck and back pain, sciatica, tendinitis and other issues can all be treated by licensed physical therapists. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our licensed physical therapists offer different methods for treating pain. One of our treatment options is called Dry Needling, and many patients have found the pain relief that they are looking for from this simple technique.

Dry Needling involves the insertion of a thin filament needle to stimulate the healing process of soft tissues and trigger points that result in pain relief and restoration of healthy physiology. A trigger point is a hyperirritable point in skeletal muscle that is associated with a hypersensitive palpable nodule. There are many medical studies that support the effectiveness of dry needling for improving pain control, reducing muscle tension, normalizing biochemical and electrical dysfunction of motor endplates, and facilitating an accelerated return to active rehabilitation. Most people report that they do not feel the insertion of the needle.

Work Conditioning


Category: Physical Therapy, Workplace Injuries

Work Conditioning Program in Atlanta GAFor most work related injuries, employees find that they may need conventional physical therapy and will quickly recover and return to their normal working environment. However, for some the injury can be so severe and require an extended recovery time that the injured worker becomes de-conditioned and his or her endurance must be reconditioned to handle the critical demands of the job. For those patients who are not able to return to work promptly after recovering from an injury, Sovereign Rehabilitation offers a work conditioning program. This program specifically addresses the deficits in strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination, and function needed to achieve a full return to work.

Adolescent Physical Therapy


Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy For Adolescent/Teen in Atlanta GAWhile scraped knees and elbows may be a right of passage as children grow up, injuries can cause concern during the adolescent and teenage years. Adolescents’ bodies are still growing and changing and can make treatment of injuries and physical issues complicated to treat. At Sovereign Rehabilitation our therapists are constantly changing up our rehabilitation programs to make them more fun and engaging for our adolescent patients. We understand that having any type of physical injury or issue during these years can cause stress not only on the body, but also on an adolescent’s self-confidence. We work with our patients to provide them the best adolescent physical therapy so that they can gain strength and a higher quality of life.

Medial Collateral Ligament Treatment


Category: MCL Rehabilitation, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Torn MCL Treatment in Atlanta GAThe medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a wide, thick band of connective tissue that runs down the inner part of the knee from the thighbone to the shinbone about four to six inches below the knee. The main function of the MCL is to prevent the leg from extending too far inward, keeping the knee stable, and allowing it to rotate. Damage to the medial collateral ligament will result in pain, stiffness, swelling, tenderness, and a feeling that the knee will give way under the pressure of standing or walking. At Sovereign Rehabilitation our trained and licensed physical therapists can help patients with an MCL injury find relief from their symptoms so that they can return to an active lifestyle.