3 Common Insurance Questions Answered

 

Category: General, Rehabilitation Services

Atlanta GA Physical Therapy CentersSovereign Rehabilitation is proud to be an Atlanta physical therapist that accepts insurance. Often times, our patients have some questions about insurance as they embark on their physical therapy journey. We have good news for you, we work with almost all insurance providers and our professional office staff and software support help us keep your paperwork in order for you.

“How do I know if my condition will be covered by my insurance company?”

The best way to find out if your insurance company covers your physical therapy treatment is to call our professional staff at Sovereign Rehabilitation. We will work with your insurance provider to determine the coverage you are eligible for. We are here to help with insurance. (more…)


Children’s Injuries That May Or May Not Require Rehabilitation

 

Category: Pediatric Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Services

Atlanta GA Physical Therapy for KidsAt 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…)



Facts About Idiopathic Scoliosis

 

Category: Back Pain, Scoliosis

Atlanta GA Physical Therapy ClinicHere’s a quick guide for you about Scoliosis.

  • Scoliosis is a condition of side-to-side spinal curves.
  • Your spine will look more like a letter “S” or a “C” rather than a straight line.
  • The curvature in your spine can make your shoulders, hips or waist appear unbalanced. One of your shoulder blades or trunk muscles may be more prominent as well.
  • More than 80 percent of all people who suffer from Scoliosis have never suffered from an injury to cause it. When there is an undetermined cause for your Scoliosis, it is called Idiopathic Scoliosis.
  • There are two other primary classifications of Scoliosis: congenital and neuromuscular.

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Preventing Golfer’s Elbow With An Active Warm-up

 

Category: Rehabilitation Services, Sport Injuries

Atlanta GA Sports RehabilitationHow’s your golf game this summer? What’s your goal for improving your score or handicap? Perhaps Golfer’s Elbow is preventing you from any golf improvements for the summer? If you’re experiencing Golfer’s Elbow, Sovereign Rehabilitation is proud to be your trusted source for expert Golfer’s Elbow treatment and rehabilitation in Atlanta.

Golfer’s Elbow causes you to experience pain and inflammation in the tendons that connect your forearm to your elbow. Overusing your muscles in your forearm that allow you to grip, rotate your arm and flex your wrist typically causes it. This motion can cause you to experience pulls or small tears in those tendons. (more…)


Common Signs and Symptoms of Vertigo

 

Category: Balance & Dizziness, Vertigo Treatment

Atlanta GA Physical TherapistIf you’re suddenly experiencing balance and dizziness issues, you may have something called Vertigo. Vertigo is a feeling of being imbalanced. You may also be experiencing dizzy spells, having the sensation that you are spinning or the ground is spinning around you.

Vertigo is usually caused by an inner ear problem such as BPPV (calcium particle forming in the canals of your inner ear, Meniere’s disease (buildup of fluid and changing pressure in your ear), or Vestibular neuritis (an infection in the inner ear). You can also experience Vertigo if you have a head or neck injury, stroke or tumor. Some medications can cause ear damage. Migraine headaches can even lead to Vertigo. (more…)


Your Mindset Has A Lot To Do With Your Rehabilitation

 

Category: Pediatric Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Services

Atlanta GA Physical Rehabilitation CenterIf 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…)


Three New Locations in East Cobb, Stockbridge and Chamblee

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Physical Therapy

At Sovereign Rehabilitation your time is important to us. Not only do we maximize your time with us on each of your visits, but we also know that your time to get to our office is important. That’s why we opened three new locations around the Atlanta area. We now offer the same quality rehabilitation services, but now in East Cobb, Stockbridge and Chamblee as well. That makes a total of 13 location choices and options for you to choose from.

With all of your extra drive time that you are saving, may we suggest some fun Atlanta-based activities for you to enjoy? (more…)