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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.

Beyond the Shoulder Turn: How SPT Transforms Golfers' Games

Beyond the Shoulder Turn: How Superior Physical Therapy Transforms Golfers' Games By Dr. Andrew Gorecki Golfers constantly strive for the perfect swing, a quest that often leads them down a path of endless adjustments and advice, such as the frequently...

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The Misunderstood Nature of Shoulder Pain

The Misunderstood Nature of Shoulder Pain For many struggling with shoulder pain, diagnoses like shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tears, and labral tears sound all too familiar. These terms often conjure images of long-term pain management, invasive treatments, or even surgery....

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Best Path for Shoulder Pain Relief: Physical Therapy vs. Steroid Shots

Choosing the Best Path for Shoulder Pain Relief: Physical Therapy vs. Steroid Shots In the quest for relief from shoulder pain, patients are often faced with a choice between two common treatments: physical therapy or steroid injections. While both options...

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Frozen Shoulder Mysteries Revealed

Frozen Shoulder Mysteries Revealed: Causes, Symptoms, and Management As a physical therapist specializing in shoulder conditions, I frequently encounter patients struggling with a condition known as frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis. This debilitating condition not only causes discomfort but can...

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Understanding and Managing Nighttime Shoulder Pain

Understanding and Managing Nighttime Shoulder Pain As a physical therapist specializing in shoulder conditions, one of the most common complaints I hear from patients is about shoulder pain that worsens at night. Nighttime shoulder pain can not only disrupt sleep...

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Reevaluating Shoulder Surgery: Insights from Orthopedic Surgeon

Reevaluating Shoulder Surgery: Insights from Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Ian Harris's Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo As a physical therapist deeply involved in shoulder rehabilitation, I've been particularly influenced by the provocative work of Dr. Ian Harris, especially his book Surgery, The...

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Identify and Heal Sacroiliac (SI) Pain

Identify and Heal Sacroiliac (SI) Pain Lower back pain is a common ailment, and the second most prevalent form is known as sacroiliac pain or SI pain. Understanding the anatomy and symptoms of the sacroiliac joint (SI joint) can help...

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Can Disc Herniations be Healed? Absolutely!

Can Disc Herniations be Healed? Absolutely! Disc herniations can be a common source of discomfort, affecting individuals of various ages. In this article, we'll delve into the anatomy of discs, the causes of disc herniations, and how to identify and...

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Role of Stress in Exacerbating Back Pain and Sciatica

Role of Stress in Exacerbating Back Pain and Sciatica: Understanding the Connection   As a physical therapist specializing in back pain and sciatica treatment, I've witnessed firsthand the significant impact stress can have on these conditions. It's not uncommon for...

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The Link Between Obesity and Incontinence

The Link Between Obesity and Incontinence: Understanding the Risks Introduction: Obesity is a growing health concern worldwide, and its impact extends beyond commonly known risks such as heart disease and diabetes. As a physical therapist, I've observed a significant yet...

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Prostate Health and Incontinence

Men’s Health Focus: Prostate Health and Incontinence   Introduction: As a physical therapist specializing in men's health, I often encounter concerns related to prostate health and its impact on bladder control. Prostate health is a crucial aspect of men's overall...

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Age-Related Changes and Incontinence

Age-Related Changes and Incontinence: What to Expect and How to Prepare   As a pelvic floor specialist, I frequently address concerns related to age-related changes in bladder health and incontinence. It's an often-misunderstood topic, shrouded in myths and stigma, yet...

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Vlog- Everything You Need To Know About Lower Back Pain

By Dr. Andrew Gorecki, Physical Therapist In this Vlog (Video Blog) learn how the lower back pain symptoms are almost never caused by the lower back itself… Part 1 is an anatomy lesson which describes how the lower back is...

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What Does an Injection Do for Lower Back Pain?

One of the top 3 most common treatments for lower back pain or sciatica currently is a cortisone injection.  So, what exactly does a cortisone injection do? As a physical therapist and a past lower back pain sufferer who has...

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There Are Only Two Types of Back Injuries

There Is no question that the world we live in is full of information about any topic you can imagine.  This can be helpful and it can be a challenge at the same time.  Especially when trying to find accurate...

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5 Reasons Why Your Lower Back Hurts When You Walk

As a lower back specialist who has worked with thousands of people suffering with lower back pain and having experienced over a year of lower back pain myself and every possible intervention known to man I know for a fact...

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For Everyone Wondering WTH Cupping Is During The Olympics

Just in case you were wondering what those purple, circular bruises are on Michael Phelps. If you were watching the Olympics this weekend and wondering what’s on Michael Phelps’ shoulder… …and neck… …and back, you are not alone! There’s a...

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Dissecting The Facts About Lower Back Pain

Musculoskeletal diseases affect more than one out of every two persons in the United States age 18 and over, and nearly three out of four age 65 and over. Trauma, back pain, and arthritis are the three most common musculoskeletal...

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Is There Hope For Back Pain and Sciatica Suffers?

Is There Hope for Back Pain and Sciatica Sufferers? How We Can Tell if It’s Possible that a Person Can Heal Naturally. When you study the dismal outcomes of lower back surgeries (50% failure rate) I can see how it...

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Random Exercise Produces Random Results

  This is one of my favorite quotes from the guru of movement, Dr. Gary Gray.  This is a fact that cannot be denied.  Research has proven over and over again that physical training whether it be endurance, flexibility, strength,...

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Life As A Low Back Pain Sufferer

The healthcare system in the United States for lower back pain right now is just simply not good enough.  If you look at the statistics, they are overwhelming.  Right now we see that over 265 million prescriptions last year were...

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Do You Know What Inflammation Really Is?

Inflammation is defined as a localized protective response elicited by injury or destruction of tissues which serves to destroy, dilute or wall off the injurious agent and the injured tissues.  The inflammatory response can be provoked by physical, chemical and...

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Is The MRI Lying To You?

I want to make it known that in order to fix lower back pain and find a real permanent solution, an MRI and an x-ray is not necessary.   In fact, I would argue that it actually make the outcomes for...

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Is Sleep The Most Important Element of Low Back Pain?

This morning I woke up with the first thought of how great I slept last night.  This is a rare event for me lately with a business to run, patients to treat, a toddler who sometimes sleeps all night and...

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