Essential Wellness & Pain Center

Essential Wellness & Pain Center is led by Dr. Rory McKenna & Alicia Belcher FNP and their team of experienced professionals to offer exceptional active rehab, chiropractic, massage and regenerative medicine. Our team not only focuses on back pain in Palos Hills, but optimizing overall wellness and preventing injury and illness for occurring. We are a full services health center providing sports injury treatment, physical rehabilitation, auto injury care, chiropractic care, massage and physical therapy.

Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

Injuries often lead to range of motion or loss of function. Our rehabilitation program includes chiropractic, massage and physical therapy to restore correct range of motion and function

Trigger Point Injection

A trigger point injection is a tight knot or band of muscles that form when a muscle is not able to relax.  They can be very painful.  An injection into the trigger point can help the muscle relax and relieve the pain.

Knee & Shoulder Injections

A joint injection is a minimally invasive procedure where a needle is placed into a joint with the assistance of guided ultrasound.  Hyaluronic injection are chemically similar to you natural joint fluid.  The different gels we use are either Durolane or Gelsyn.

Hyaluronic Acid (HA), which acts like a lubricant and shock absorber in the synovial fluid.  HA reduces joint pain for up to 6 months, and improves physical activity and quality of life of OA osteoarthritis in as early as 2 weeks.

PRP - Platelet-Rich Plasma

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses injections of a concentration of a patient's own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. In this way, PRP injections use each individual patient's own healing system to improve musculoskeletal problems.

Predictive Biotech:  

Regenerative Medicine with Amniotic Matrix, Poly & CoreCyte with Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC)

At Essential, we use a combination of three different products from Predictive Biotech based on the patients needs and diagnosis.  Our most popular product is CoreCyte containing Mesenchymal Stem Cells, PolyCyte and Amniotic Cyte Plus.  CoreCyte is a minimally human tissue allograft derived from the Wharton's Jelly of umbilical cord.  Wharton's jelly consist of a network of proteins, pericytes, mesenchymal stem cells, cytokines and growth factors.  AmnioCyte Plus:  The extracellular matrix of the amniotic membrane contains high concentration of cellular scaffolding, cytokines, growth factors a proteins.


Chiropractic Care

Our chiropractor in Palos Hills is committed to whole health emphasized by the chiropractic lifestyle. His patients can optimize wellness with a range of services that include regular chiropractic care, physical therapy, lower back pain relief, sport injury treatment, massage and rehabilitation.

Back pain in Palos Hills can be a result of many factors. Dr. McKenna and his chiropractic staff will determine the underlying cause of your pain. Our Palos Hill chiropractor focuses on conditions such as back pain, automobile accident injuries, sciatica, headaches, and sports injuries. He also screens for and treats scoliosis and treats headaches at their source.

Contact Essential Wellness & Pain Center Today

Please call our caring team for an appointment at (708) 233-0022 . We look forward to discussing our services with you and getting to meet you!

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9:00 am-11:30 am

3:00 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-11:30 am

3:00 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-11:30 am

3:00 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-11:30 am

3:00 pm-6:00 pm