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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 Hidden Link: Hip Pain's Role in Incontinence

The Hidden Link: Hip Pain's Role in Incontinence Ever grappled with hip pain and simultaneously faced incontinence challenges? You might be pondering if the two are intertwined. In this piece, we'll delve into the intricate relationship between hip complications and...

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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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Clark Ronald

The winter of 2020/2021 I had a freak fall and separated my shoulder. The Florida surgeon and physical therapist looked at the MRI and told me that I had to have surgery. Since I could not move my dominant arm...

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Betsy Taylor

By the time I attended a low back pain workshop at Superior, I had been in excruciating pain in my right buttock and entire right leg for several months. I had tried heat, ice and stretches, but no improvement. I...

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Sally Salisbury

I came to SPT because the idea of drugs or injections in my hip to ease my pain did not appeal to me. Nor did I feel I would know how to rectify my pain on my own. When I...

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Judy Varner

After lifting tree branches into a trailer, I suffered severe pain in my lower back, right thigh and knee. Sometimes my knee gave out, almost causing a fall. My physician insisted I go to Superior PT. They saw me right...

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Brenda Wahlstrom

I suffered from a chronic hip injury/ailment for the better part of 6 months. I had weakness when walking upstairs and had trouble sleeping. I tried a stretching only regimen, which did not correct the problem. I then turned to...

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Jennifer Ludwig

I was born with a partially fused left ankle joint. Because of this, my mobility is limited and prolonged time spent walking, running, hiking, biking causes pain. This condition has caused progressive issues in my knees and hips to the...

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Dawn Hoxie

I have loved my experience with Superior Physical Therapy. The ladies I worked with (Sarah, Taylor, Rachel) were amazing.  I came in on my own and chose Superior because I had heard good things about them. I was having a...

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Michele Howard

After spending years in pain and trying to “train through the pain”, I finally came to P.T. While initially skeptical and resigned to stop running, I have had wonderful results!  I am now pain-free and ready to run! Thank you...

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When I came in, I had pain in my back and left leg. I noticed an improvement after each therapy session. So by the time I was finished,  my back pain and leg pain was gone. So I would like...

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Barbara Dougherty

Sarah and Rachel, What a team!  Each time I attended an appointment, if I had a concern or pain with stiffness they are so compassionate and attentive, I felt like they cared. My treatments gave me such relief, improved flexibility...

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Steven Burke

I have had an excellent experience working with Superior. They have helped me tackle my sudden vertigo symptoms after my jet ski incident. Kaylee, Sarah and Taylor have been extremely effective at mitigating my symptoms, and more importantly, they’ve been...

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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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