Dealing with bladder leakage you can’t control is embarrassing. Millions of men and women of all ages are affected by this problem. However, they suffer in silence because they find it awkward to bring up, even to their doctors. If you’re suffering from this issue, there are things you can do to help prevent accidental leaks. Here are three tips to help you manage and reduce urinary incontinence. (more…)
Women usually have less bone density than men. Once menopause begins, even that bone density can begin to break down as estrogen loss increases the likelihood of weaker bones. Over 50% of women over the age of 50 will eventually break a bone due to osteoporosis. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to minimize your risk.
There are several situations in which a woman may need or desire to have breast surgery. Surgery for breast cancer is one of the most common reasons. The treatments for breast cancer can be very effective; however, they can also leave nerves damaged. Swelling and soreness are common with all types of breast surgery. (more…)
One of the great concerns for women, especially as they get older, is bladder control. Even small accidents can be embarrassing and humiliating when they occur in public. In most cases, weakened or damaged muscles are the cause of leakage. Incontinence issues are more likely to occur in older people; however, they can affect women of all ages. The good news is, there are treatments available to help with incontinence issues. (more…)
Breaking an arm or a leg can be painful and inconvenient. When you are older, breaking a bone can be a life-threatening event. The bone disease, osteoporosis, is the cause of many broken bones in older people. This silent disease does not have many symptoms, but the complications from it can be painful and even deadly. (more…)
Osteoporosis is also known as “brittle bones.” It is a condition that occurs when not enough bone is being built, or too much is broken down. This frailty of the bones can cause them to break more easily. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, “Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds.” (more…)
Sovereign Rehabilitation is Atlanta’s trusted leader in physical therapy and rehabilitation treatment for urinary incontinence. We strive to deliver you with the most advance rehabilitation service to help you live your best life in every stage of life.
One stage of life that often is coupled with urinary incontinence is pregnancy. While morning sickness and weight gain are common discussions that surround pregnancy, urinary incontinence tends to be a more private struggle that most women are hesitant to talk about. However, urinary incontinence is very common for pregnant women. (more…)
- Simple or Total
- Modified Radical
- Subcutaneous (Nipple-sparing)
There are many reasons behind why you get a specific type of mastectomy, but the majority of the reasons have to do with breast cancer prevention or removal. A simple or total mastectomy focuses on the breast tissue and your entire breast is removed. No muscles are removed from beneath your breast. (more…)
If you’re pregnant, you know that fitting into your cute pants as long as you can is top priority. Have you tried the rubber band trick where you can avoid buttoning your top button on your favorite jeans to avoid fastening? It works for a time, but eventually maternity clothes are inevitable.
The thought of needing a belt to help hold anything up during pregnancy is almost comical. However, there is a type of therapeutic belt that can be used as a support for you to help you carry your child or children more comfortably and prevent lower back pain during your pregnancy. (more…)
Not only is it a new year, but you’re having a new baby too! This is going to be a sweet 2018 for you. The sweet baby snuggles coming your way in this next year will be moments to cherish for a lifetime. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Now that you’re carrying a baby in your belly, you may be experiencing some physical challenges related to your pregnancy as well. For these reasons, and many more, it is imperative that you faithfully attend your prenatal appointments with your doctor.
Prenatal care is so important because it can help you have a healthy and full-term pregnancy. Maintaining proper healthcare throughout your pregnancy helps avoid preterm birth and birth complications. As soon as you find out you are pregnant, call your health care provider to schedule your first appointment. (more…)