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Painful Conditions We Help Address

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Superior Physical Therapy

The Superior Physical Therapy is a combination of several treatment methods anchored on the experiences of Dr. Andrew Gorecki, who has helped countless patients achieve lasting relief in the past 15 years. With this approach, the root cause of the painful condition is first identified, and a treatment plan that uses the following is developed:

  • McKenzie Therapy

  • Applied Functional Science

  • Full-body Movement Assessment

  • Hands-on Manual Therapy

  • Prescriptive Home Exercise Program

  • Deep Muscle Stimulation

  • Dry Needling

Throughout the entire process, a doctor works with the patient to monitor the progress of the treatment.

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Types of Pain We Can Help You Alleviate

  • Achilles Tendonitis – Irritation or swelling of the Achilles tendon

  • Biceps Tendonitis – Inflammation of the biceps tendon

  • Arthritis – Inflammation of joints, common in aging populations

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Compression or irritation of the peripheral nerve in the wrist

  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis – Swelling of the tendons in the shoulder joint

  • Degenerative Disc Disease – One or more discs in the spinal column deteriorate, usually because of aging

  • Ligament Sprain – Stretched or torn ligaments

  • Disc Herniation – Also known as slipped or ruptured disc, this occurs when a disc in the spinal column tears or leaks 

  • Fractures – Breaks in the continuity of the bone

  • Bulging Disc – Discs bulge outward from in between the vertebrae in the spinal column

  • Torticollis – A condition marked by one of the neck muscles being shorter than the other, this mainly occurs in infants

  • Hip Pain – A general term that refers to pain felt in the hip region—this can result from anything from tendonitis and arthritis to hip fractures

  • Knee Pain – Pain occurring in the knee caused by conditions such as ACL, bursitis, fractures, patellar tendonitis, and a dislocated kneecap

  • Patellar Tendonitis – Inflammation or irritation of the patella, or the tendon that connects the kneecap to the shinbone

  • Spondylosis – Osteoarthritis of the spine or some degenerative spine conditions

  • Neck Pain – Pain or discomfort in the neck region caused by conditions such as muscle strains, worn joints, and nerve compression

  • Osteoporosis – The loss of bone density which causes weakness and brittleness commonly in the hips, ribs, spine, and wrist

  • Plantar Fasciitis – Inflammation of the plantar fascia or the thick ligament at the bottom of the foot

  • Pregnancy-Related Back Pain – Pain usually felt in the lower back or posterior pelvic region as a result of pregnancy

  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction – Inflammation or irritation of one or both sacroiliac joints adjacent to the spine, also called sacroiliitis

  • Sciatica – Pain felt along the lower back, through to the hips and buttocks, and down the legs

  • Scoliosis – A condition that causes the spine to curve to one side, causing discomfort and pain

  • Shoulder Pain – Pain felt in the shoulder region, usually because of overuse, injury, or poor posture

  • Spinal Stenosis – Compression of the spinal cord because of the narrowing of the spinal canal

  • Spinal Deformities –Misalignment of the natural curvature of the spine

  • Spinal Tumor – An abnormal mass that has formed close to or within the spine

  • Spine Anatomy – Issues within or around the spine that cause pain

  • Spondylolisthesis – One of the lower vertebrae slips out of position and rests on the vertebra below it

  • Sports Injury – An injury sustained from sporting activities, this can cause chronic pain

  • Upper Back Pain – Pain felt in the upper back region, usually from injury, poor posture, or overuse

Get In Touch

Book a 15-min discovery call with Dr. Gorecki himself to discover the root cause of your pain and a personalized, effective treatment plan. Call 231.944.6541 or send us an email at info@thesuperiortherapy.com.

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Office Hours: 
7am - 7pm Monday to Friday
Superior Physical Therapy (West) 
3899 West Front St., 
Traverse City, MI 49684
Superior Physical Therapy & Spine Center (Central) 
722 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686
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