“Superior is all about your priorities, professional service, a satisfying experience, best value, and your success. We want you to feel at ease when you come to visit us and to feel great about yourself when you leave. Our approach is highly individualized to optimize natural healing and to return you to doing more of what you live for. Our friendly hometown values combined with world-class movement science creates a difference you will notice immediately and will appreciate always. Every day people like you choose Superior to make their life better. It would be our privilege to talk with you about your wants, needs, and questions.”
Dr. Andrew Gorecki
When I first came, I had extreme pain in my left hip down to my left heel. There were many things I could not do or had too much pain to participate in. Walking, bending, and standing for long times was very difficult.Brittany worked with me and each week my pain lessened. She introduced me to many exercises that totally helped my pain level. I can now do almost everything that I would do without pain. Thanks to Brittany and Superior Physical Therapy!
When I started physical therapy, I had severe right leg pain from my hip to my ankle. I was sure PT was not going to help me. But after one week of coming to Superior Physical Therapy my thinking totally changed! My pain was subsiding and my attitude about PT had changed. Sarah and Aaron were great and kept me on track here and with my home exercise program. I could not feel better!! Great people here, and I can finally say I am pain free!
I started at Superior Physical Therapy 90 days after spinal fusion surgery, L-4 and L-5. I had been in a back brace since the surgery and this was my second back surgery after having surgery 2 years prior.I didn’t know what to expect. Prior I kept active, golfing, running, biking, water skiing,downhill skiing, and cross country skiing. I have been amazed at my progress! I had been through lots of P.T at other places, Superior was completely different. Each visit felt like finding the target to where I was weakest and working at that point.
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!
When I came to Superior, I was close to the end of my options. I had gone to a chiropractor, traditional PT, and had an MRI—and went to a neurologist who told me I had carpal tunnel and
needed surgery. My arm was going numb at night and I insisted my shoulder was involved. So I gave physical therapy another shot with Superior because my neurologist liked their methods.
From the first appointment, I knew this was different. Movement was involved. This works from the first basic stretch I was given for “homework”.
When I first came to Superior I was experiencing sciatic nerve pain which ran all the way down my leg, in addition to severe pain across my entire lower back. After seeing my doctor I was diagnosed with sciatic nerve pain, a bulging disc, scoliosis, stenosis and nodes on my spinal cord. I could not move my hop to my right side without severe pain and I could not sleep for more than two hours at a time. I was close to giving up
any idea of returning to my previously active lifestyle of dancing, daily aerobic dance exercising, walking three to five miles per day and doing extensive travelling.
“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 and most importantly…look through an entire upper rack of clothing without burning pain! It was definitely worth the drive to Traverse City from Lake Leelanau twice a week. I’ll miss seeing you! Drew! P.S. Drew made coming in fun! His big smile and cheerful attitude made me almost forget I was working hard. “
After lifting a wooden canoe over my head I severely hurt my shoulder, I realized I needed help. I knew I should come to Superior after attending exercise classes. I couldn’t exercise, wasn’t sleeping well, and my quality of life was going down the
tubes. Enter Dr. Nathaniel Wittenbach (with help from Dr. Nick) and Superior’s unique and successful method of helping the WHOLE patient. Nathaniel walked with me through a three-month process of healing my shoulder.