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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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Sue Doherty

My experience with Superior PT has been great. In the beginning I had difficulty walking more than a half a mile. Sitting for any period of time plus additional knee pain due to the arthritis in my hip. Over the...

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Charlene Miller

I was having constant pain in my right hip, no matter what my activities. Rachel and Sarah were able to develop a program of stretches and movement for me. We scheduled ten sessions, but I made such good progress that...

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Don Thomas

After 40 years, 8 surgeries, and a recent injury, I have finally met the team that could help me regain my strength, flexibility and balance. This gives me new confidence to remain active so I can enjoy my favorite activities....

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Andrew Farkas

Before I received physical therapy at Superior, my right shoulder was causing so much pain and discomfort that I was unable to work. Because of Taylor and Kaylee’s incredible expertise and therapy, my pain has significantly diminished. I am now...

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Jan Van Maanen

My PT story is about my dog, Frankie, whom I rescued two years ago from deplorable conditions. Her favorite activities with me are kayaking and biking. This all came to a screeching halt in June after I pinched a nerve...

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Deborah Hedrington

My Neurologist suggested I try PT again. Yes, I mean again. I had tried PT, along with other multiple therapies years ago after an auto accident in Sept. of 2016, to get rid of a headache that never goes away....

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Patricia Parkhurst

I had an awesome experience at Superior. Both Taylor and Rachel listened to me, figured out where my problems were and addressed them right away. I love the idea of having personalized videos of all of my exercises so that...

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Mike Acton

I was very stiff and not flexible in my mid-back and hips. I feel normal and flexible again. Very happy with the treatment. I truly believe in applied functional science for physical therapy. Can’t thank you enough Alex!

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Brittany Lautner

My experience here has been amazing! I have suffered from migraines and headaches for years and for the first time in months, I have gone weeks without taking medication! I have also experienced lower back pain for the past four...

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Julianne Slater

I came to Sarah at Superior Physical Therapy a mess. She taught me so many new ways to move and stretch. I think of myself as pretty savvy when it comes to movement as I am a dancer, practice yoga...

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Jessica Wier

I started my physical therapy program with Ben and Sarah a couple of months ago, I suffer from cervical degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and bone spurs. I was in immense pain for about 10 years and could no longer...

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Deb Johnson

“When I first came to Superior PT, I had very little mobility and pain with anything overhead or lying on my right side. After working with the 2 Andrew’s I can sleep on my right side, reach overhead without pain...

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