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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.

The Fiery Facts: Spicy Foods and Your Bladder

The Fiery Facts: Spicy Foods and Your Bladder Navigating the relationship between diet and bladder health can be a maze. There's a plethora of foods that have undergone scrutiny for their potential to irritate the bladder. But here's the catch:...

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We are Grateful for You

We are Grateful for You: Celebrating Our Patients This Thanksgiving As Thanksgiving approaches, it's the perfect time to reflect on the things we're grateful for. We want to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for something that means...

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Why Ignoring Hip Pain can be Your Downfall

Why Ignoring Hip Pain Can Be Your Downfall: A Personal Reflection Andrew Gorecki, DPT, Physical Therapist, Fellow of Applied Functional Science, Hip Pain Expert   Life is a complex tapestry of challenges, decisions, and outcomes. When faced with problems, we...

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Do You Really Need That MRI or X-ray?

The Hidden Truth About Hip Pain: Do You Really Need That MRI or X-ray? Andrew Gorecki, DPT, Physical Therapist, Fellow of Applied Functional Science, Hip Pain Expert   We've all been there. A twinge in the hip, a sudden pain,...

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Hidden Culprits Behind Hip Pain: Unraveling the Mystery

Hidden Culprits Behind Hip Pain: Unraveling the Mystery Andrew Gorecki, DPT, Physical Therapist, Fellow of Applied Functional Science, Hip Pain Expert Hip pain is a common ailment that plagues many, but the root cause is often misunderstood. While it's easy...

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Debunking the Bone-on-Bone Myth

Debunking the Bone-on-Bone Myth: The Biotensegrity Perspective Andrew Gorecki, DPT, Physical Therapist, Fellow of Applied Functional Science, Hip Pain Expert   The term "bone on bone" often sends shivers down the spine of anyone diagnosed with it. It paints a...

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Shocking Reasons You have Shoulder Pain

Shocking Reasons You have Shoulder Pain Most people are shocked to learn that shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tears and labral tears of the shoulder are not the root cause of their shoulder pain, but symptoms of a larger problem that...

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The Surprising Causes of Shoulder Pain

The Surprising Causes of Shoulder Pain Constant shoulder pain and not being able to move your arm, put on your coat, or reach for things without pain all leads to frustration, lack of sleep, decreased activity, and depression. It can...

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Comprehensive Approach to Shoulder Impingement Relief

The following is an excerpt from Dr. Gorecki’s and Dr. Fuson's brand new book – “The Truth Unveiled: Secrets to Shoulder Pain Relief”. You should get your copy while they last!!!  Get your copy here: The Secrets To Shoulder Pain...

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Surgeons Get Rich with Fusion Surgery

Surgeons Get Rich with Fusion Surgery A recent Bloomberg article titled, “Surgeons Get Rich with Fusion Surgery”, has several great examples of what can happen when the back fusion goes wrong.  The article should put the fear of God in anyone...

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Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

  Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD) is a condition where the spinal disks, which act as shock absorbers and help in movement, begin to wear down. This degeneration is a normal part of aging, akin to getting gray hair. By age...

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Biggest Back Pain Fear: Surgery

Biggest Back Pain Fear: Surgery My goal for patients: get moving again without any pain. That's the key. It's not enough just to make them comfortable, I want them to be strong and fit and enjoy life fully. But that...

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Therapist Extraordinaire and Foot pain Specialist

Nick Hawkins Doctor of Physical Therapy Therapist Extraordinaire and Foot pain Specialist Through the view of many of our past patients we get to know Nick Hawkins, host of this weekend's Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis Workshop. If you haven't...

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Number One Biggest Mistake Foot Pain Sufferers Make

Number One Biggest Mistake Foot Pain Sufferers Make In this week's Vlog we're going to learn about the number one mistake that people make when suffering from foot pain. If you'd like to learn more, be sure to join us...

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Vlog- Everything You Need to Know About the Pain in your Foot

In this Vlog learn about the pain the foot and where it may be coming from. Part 1 is an anatomy lesson which describes how the foot is designed and what is was designed to do. This includes descriptions of...

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9 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis You Never Thought Of

Plantar fasciitis is an injury to connective tissue on the bottom of the foot.  To appreciate the Chain Reaction Biomechanics of the CAUSES of plantar fasciitis, the function of this tissue must be understood, particularly as it pertains to walking. ...

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Dispelling the Myths about Achilles Tendonitis

One of the questions I most frequently get asked, whether it be by patients coming in for physical therapy or someone attending our monthly Foot Workshop is "What kind of shoes do I need to wear if I'm struggling with...

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Calcaneal Eversion: The Switch

One of the best articles I have found describing the importance our feet have on the entire bodies function.  I attempted to write this in my own words but sometimes it just makes sense to hear it from the horses...

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Walking Backwards

One of the most beneficial exercises one can perform in the gym is walking backwards on a treadmill.  Most of the orthopeadic injuries that we see in physical therapy are caused by repetitive motions that are always done the same...

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It's all about the Foot

Often overlooked in rehabilitating from injuries or preventing injuries is the foot and its mechanics and the effects on the entire body as a kinetic chain.  When the foot hits the ground it is designed to collapse, lets call this...

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