1. Side Sleeper Struggles — Fighting Pain Caused By Poor Sleep Postures

    There are few better feelings than gently waking up on your own — no blaring alarm, no pets whining, no kids playing loudly — after a solid eight hours of sleep. Right? If you find that feeling hard to come by, don’t immediately jump to blaming your kids or your playful pup. Sure, they may pla…Read More

  2. Strength Training, Exercise, and Pain Management – Exercising Safely After An Injury

    Any injury, no matter how small, calls for change to your usual habits. Dealing with carpal tunnel syndrome may mean adjusting your desk’s ergonomic setup. Recovering from a sprained ankle means staying off that limb for a time. As you heal and your pain diminishes, it’s understandable that you …Read More

  3. Protecting Your Joints: The Value In Changing Up Exercise Routines

    Do you have a strict fitness routine, something you manage to stick to even when on vacation or around the holidays? Great! Half the battle toward better health is finding a routine that you can — and will — stick to. That routine is going to better help you get out and care for your health even…Read More

  4. Exercising While Healing: Can You?

    Here at Senara Health and Healing Center & Spa in Peoria, we have countless patients who utilize our physical therapy services to aid in the healing process. Whether you were injured in an auto accident or experience chronic pain (like headaches or sciatica), physical therapy can quicken your re…Read More

  5. Benefits To Chiropractic Care As You Age

    One of the reasons that so many turn to chiropractic care is because it offers a holistic approach to treatment that is natural, safe, and effective for the whole family. From infants to retirees, our chiropractors work with people of all ages who need relief from pain and healing from injuries. As …Read More

  6. Quick And Easy Tips For Fighting Back Pain

    When back pain flares up, it can make it hard to think about or do much of anything. In all likelihood, you want to grab your pain medication and lie down with a hot pad until the pain subsides. Unfortunately, that’s not always an option, especially if you have a full day of work or a long to-do l…Read More

  7. Feeling Good? Why Good Health Is Different Than Feeling Fine

    Do you wake up each morning, stretch, and bask in the lack of pops or pain? Wonderful! But we’ve got news that may come as a surprise to you. Just because you’re pain free, that doesn’t automatically mean you’re in good health. If you’re among the many Americans that wait until acute pain …Read More

  8. Winter Back Care Tips: Caring For Your Spine Without Going Outside

    As the days grow shorter and colder, many of us fall into some less-than-healthy habits. We may not be bears, but the inclination to hibernate is very real. This means most of us want to hunker down in front of the fireplace and sip on some cocoa rather than get out and be active. The winter often b…Read More

  9. Big Benefits: Massage’s Positive Effect On The Brain

    Have you ever been told, “It’s all in your head”? No, we’re not out to tell you that your health concern is all just paranoia. Actually, quite the opposite. The brain is a powerful organ and can have some impressive effects on your overall health and well-being. So what happens when you expe…Read More

  10. Exercise And Memory: Can Fitness Help Cognitive Function?

    Most of us have likely been encouraged by a doctor to exercise more or start a regular fitness routine. Yes, even if it’s as simple as taking a walk after dinner each night. Whether the encouragement comes from a cardiologist or a chiropractor, it’s fair to say that doctors across disciplines en…Read More