Category: Rehabilitation Services


Does the Nature of a Workplace Injury Affect My Rehabilitation Needs?

 

Category: Rehabilitation Services, Workplace Injuries

Physical Therapy Atlanta GAThe simple answer as to whether the nature of a workplace injury affects physical rehabilitation is, yes. Every injury and medical condition will impact range of motion, pain and capabilities in different ways. There are several other factors that also require consideration.

The areas of the body most affected by workplace accidents will vary, and some accidents may result in more than a single injury. It is therefore important that a full needs assessment is carried out before your physical rehabilitation plan is created.
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Has a Sports Injury Ended My Career in Atlanta?

 

Category: Rehabilitation Services, Sport Injuries

Physical Therapist Atlanta GAWhen you suffer a sports injury, it is understandable to worry that a once promising career is now over. However, the most important thing to focus on is making the best recovery possible. Until you have received treatment, there is often no way of telling whether or not you will return to a sport.
Athletes should pursue the most appropriate treatment for an injury, making sure to consider any rehabilitation needs. Recovery is often a long road for more serious injuries. When that journey can mean returning to doing what you love the most, all your hard work will be worth it in the end. (more…)


Shoulder Bursitis

 

Category: Bursitis, Rehabilitation Services, Shoulder Rehabilitation

Shoulder Pain Atlanta GA You may have heard an older person complain about their bursitis acting up and wondered what that meant. Humans have over 150 little fluid filled sacs throughout their body that cushion and lubricate the moving parts of the body. They can be found between the bones, tendons and muscles near the joints. Major bursae are found near the large joints in the shoulders, elbows, hips and knees.

When a bursa becomes inflamed, the condition is called bursitis. There are three main types of bursitis. (more…)


Age is Just a Number, But You Still Need to Be Careful

 

Category: Community, Rehabilitation Services

Therapy and Rehab Services Atlanta GA As an older athlete, you have a lot to be proud of and you are still in the game. Your speed and agility may not be what they were a few decades ago, but you are active and vibrant and that says a lot about you. With that being said, it is important for you to realize that your body is going through changes as you age, regardless of all the precautions you take to slow the process.

Awareness of Physical Changes

You may be one of those individuals who pushes yourself to the max. This is how you have always handled things in your life. That’s often a plus; but as you age, it is important to know when to back off a little. Some changes in your aging body can put you at risk for certain injuries. You can be better prepared to avoid injuries when you know about the changes that may affect your performance. (more…)





This Holiday Don’t Take the Fall and Watch Your Back!

 

Category: Back Pain, Rehabilitation Services

Back Pain Atlanta GAAlong with all the fun of this festive time of year lurks the possibility of an unexpected trip to a place you do not want to go. Every year, thousands of people are rushed to the hospital ER during the holiday season due to injuries from holiday-related accidents. Two of the most common of these are falling off a ladder and muscle strain due to improper lifting of heavy objects. Both types of injuries are avoidable.
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