Dry needling has become increasingly popular over the years as a form of pain management. See if this technique is right for you.
How did you choose this career path? My mom worked as a career guidance counselor at school. And who knows you better than your mom? She thought physical therapy sounded interesting and started bringing me information about it. That got me thinking and I decided I wanted to be a PT before I even went
Southern Rehab & Sports Medicine is the proud winner of the third annual West Point Lake Dragon Boat Race! The successful event was held recently at Pyne Road Park and featured 30 prominent community and corporate teams from the LaGrange area. The race also served as a fundraiser to benefit Harmony House in LaGrange. Harmony
Southern Rehab has a new anti-gravity treadmill that rehab patients, athletes and fitness enthusiasts will all love. Once only available to astronauts, Kobe Bryant and Tom Brady, it’s the ultimate recovery tool and it’s now in LaGrange. The AlterG® treadmill uses NASA patented technology to counteract the effects of gravity and its impact on the
We do in-home physical therapy too! Did you know that Southern Rehab provides in-home physical therapy services? We are proud to partner with Georgia HomeCare, a quality-focused organization of healthcare professionals in LaGrange. Under the direct supervision of your referring physician, we deliver highly skilled, compassionate physical therapy that is covered by your insurance if
If you suffer from painful muscle spasms, you may have heard of the term “dry needling”. Therapeutic dry needling is a relatively new treatment that has become more popular in the U.S. over the past 30 years. It can ease tight muscles, decrease joint pain, increase blood flow, and increase endorphins which serve as the
How it WorksTo achieve muscle growth, you need to add more protein to your muscles than you break down. During BFR therapy, blood flows to working muscles via arterial flow but the veins are restricted so blood is partially prevented from leaving. This creates a release of hormones throughout the body, which causes protein synthesis.
Suppose you overdo it at the gym on leg day. Or you tweak your back doing something as mundane as reaching for your daughter’s toy under the back seat of the car. You decide to take it easy for a couple days. Only the pain doesn’t seem to be going away. What do you do
Cupping is a muscle relaxation and release technique that utilizes light suction to improve mobility, blood flow, and fascial restriction. While cupping has been utilized for hundreds of years for pain relief, there are a variety of techniques that can benefit patients. At Southern Rehab, we use a sliding technique rather than the stagnant form
Innovative Technology in Rehab The Alter-G anti-gravity treadmill uses “unweighting” technology to allow patients to walk at a portion of their full weight. Patients can walk in the Alter-G at up to just 20% of their full body weight. Who should use the Alter-G? This rehab technology is ideal for patients who can’t usually walk