Why Dry Needling May Be a Necessary Part Of Your Comprehensive Care Plan

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Dry needling is a treatment technique that utilizes a solid filament needle to treat your muscle trigger point, which may be causing your pain or discomfort. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we sometimes use dry needling as part of your comprehensive care plan as a specific tool to reduce your pain. Dry needling is not used as an isolated treatment, but rather as an effective component to your treatment. (more…)

Motivation

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy ClinicsAt Sovereign Rehabilitation, we see patients with many types of rehabilitation needs. Each patient comes to us with a unique story behind how they arrived at the place where rehabilitation was necessary. We take the time to hear how the injury or pain occurred and partner with your physician to develop and implement a physical therapy and wellness program. Our licensed physical therapists are motivated to help your recover from whatever you are suffering from. (more…)

Is Your Smartphone Not Smart For Your Wrist?

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Atlanta GA Carpal Tunnel TreatmentSmartphones are everywhere. You can spot them being held and viewed almost everywhere. Nowadays, you can walk into a restaurant and instead of the ‘buzz’ being conversations among people, the ‘buzz’ has become the vibrations of notifications on phones. Smart phones have positively increased our ability to communicate, work and stay connected, but there are some harmful negative effects to all of its usage.

One harmful effect of smartphone use is its ability to injure your wrists, if it’s not held properly. You quite possibly are holding your phone as you read and scroll through this blog. Take a look at your wrist. Do you notice how it’s tilted and kinked? This position, held for long periods of time can cause injury to your wrist and even cause carpal tunnel. (more…)

FAQs About Dry Needling

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Atlanta GA Physical Therapy ClinicsSovereign Rehabilitation offers a unique and increasingly popular form of Physical Therapy that uses solid needles to treat painful and specific trigger points in your muscles. Due to its increasing popularity, we often are asking some frequently asked questions regarding dry needling.

When the Dry Needling is over, how will I feel?

Right after the procedure you may be a little sore. You may also feel a bit fatigued. Feeling sore a few hours later or even the next day is normal as well. The way you feel varies from patient to patient. However, some patients report that they feel like they just completed an intense workout. (more…)