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Learn about common pain-causing health conditions, their progression paths, their causes, and effective treatment options. Our blog offers valuable information to people who experience pain and anyone who wishes to learn more about long-lasting, safe, and noninvasive treatments.

These articles also explain how Superior Physical Therapy addresses these common health problems through an innovative approach called the Superior Method. This approach aims to accurately identify the underlying cause of pain in order to develop a more tailored and collaborative treatment plan.

Shoulder Pain Relief Strategies

Shoulder Pain Relief Strategies Last time we talked about how physical therapists know that most shoulder pain is cause by a root musculoskeletal dysfunction elsewhere in the body. These dysfunctions can cause shoulder impingement or tears in the shoulder structures....

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Secret Causes of Shoulder Pain

  Let’s recap what we’ve been talking about this month on how to relieve Shoulder Pain and the causes of shoulder pain even your doctor doesn't know.   The 3 main diagnoses a doctor might give as a cause of...

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Shoulder Pain- The Real Causes

Shoulder Pain- The Real Causes Shoulder pain can be one of the most frustrating problems to deal with because it is very difficult to treat your own shoulder. This inability leads to frustration, increased pain, lack of sleep, decreased activity,...

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Shoulder Pain Types- The Most Common

Shoulder Pain Types- The Most Common  80% of all shoulder pain falls into three types. In this blog we will discuss what those types are and what it means to you. Let’s talk about what you might hear when you...

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You are the Reason We Do What We Do

We wanted to share one, final reminder that we're having a review contest during the month of August. If you submit an online review we're going to enter you into our drawing from which we will randomly select a name....

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Your Words Matter - Your Experience Matters

  We just wanted to remind everybody we're having a review contest at Superior Physical Therapy. If you review us online, we're going to put your name into the bowl for the drawing at the end of the month. We're...

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Leave a Review & Enter to Win

This month we are having a review contest!  We really value your reviews, and we are having a contest to see how many Google reviews we can get in the month of August.   At the end of the month,...

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Bone-on-Bone: Dispelling the Hip Pain Myth

Watch the Video below, or by CLICKING HERE.   On a daily basis, I hear people with hip pain say they just got an X-ray or an MRI and a surgeon told them they have “bone on bone”, and they...

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Keys to Finding the Cause of Hip Pain

In today’s blog, we want to cover the keys to understanding the root causes of hip pain and the difference between the root cause and the diagnosis you might get from your doctor--things like arthritis, bursitis, labral tears, strains.  ...

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Stretching and Relief of Constipation and Incontinence

We’ve been talking this month about the many health benefits of stretching, but did you realize that stretching helps constipation and incontinence as well? It’s true. A new study that came out from Beth Israel Medical Center shows that stretching...

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New Research: Stretching Reduces Perception of Pain

Today we're talking about how stretching can help with pain and what current research says about stretching and pain relief.    Watch the video below, or on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HIp2NnObhiY    At Superior, we know that the right kind of stretching...

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Five Health Benefits of Stretching

If you are looking to improve your health, you should consider the benefits of stretching.  We all know stretching before a workout is a good idea, but research shows there are other benefits too. A research article published by the...

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