1. What Is Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease?

    Degenerative disc disease is a common cause of low back, neck, or arm pain. As you age, the rubbery disc between your vertebrae could wear down. These discs act as shock absorbers, so when they deteriorate, you can feel pain and discomfort.    While the disease naturally comes with aging, you …Read More

  2. Get Back in the Game With Our ED Treatments

    Problems with sexual health and stamina are among the biggest struggles of the male population.    Over 18 million men aged 20 and over experience difficulties having or maintaining an erection. At 70, 49% of men have moderate to complete erectile dysfunction.    There's the little blue …Read More

  3. When Athletes Should See a Chiropractor

    Serious athletes, or people who work out regularly, put their bodies under quite a bit of stress during exercise. And, sometimes, even this “good” stress can cause pain due to muscle soreness or injury. Taking prescription drugs can be an option, but there's a natural way to ease the pain — ch…Read More

  4. The Best Time to Try Coolsculpting or Cooltone

    Every weight loss journey includes proper diet and exercise. A combination of both helps you stay healthy while melting away the pounds. But when you're down to the last layers of fat, you may encounter cellulite and belly fat that just won’t budge.   If making lifestyle adjustments is not pr…Read More

  5. Surviving Your Desk Job: Tips To Avoid Back Pain

    How often lately have you seen news stories about the benefits of finding the right ergonomic desk setup, the hazards of sitting all day, and how “tech neck” is causing major pain for an increasing number of workers? With all of that being thrown our way, it probably feels like working a desk jo…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. What Is Trigger Point Therapy And How Does It Help?

    Are you experiencing pain or discomfort in a specific muscle? What about knots in certain muscles? When the pain in specific muscle areas radiate outwards, causing a general discomfort that cannot be ignored, it’s deemed a trigger point. Most patients call the pain annoying and, in some cases, deb…Read More