Dr. Rory McKenna
Dr. Rory McKenna, D.C. is a highly skilled and educated chiropractor serving patients at Essential Chiropractic and Health Center in Palos Heights, Illinois and the surrounding Chicago areas. Dr. McKenna and his qualified staff offer patients treatment from back pain, scoliosis, and headaches. He is also skilled in physical therapy, massage therapy, and rehabilitation as well as treating injuries from motor vehicle accidents.
Dr. Rory McKenna earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotions from the University of Iowa. He continued his education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa where he graduated with honors. Once he completed his education, Dr. McKenna worked at Genco Family Chiropractic Center in Forest Hills, New York before joining Clinton Chiropractic located in the heart of Times Square West in New York City.
Dr. McKenna continues to care for a variety of different people seeking relief from their daily aches and pains at Essential Chiropractic and Health Center. His experience and skills can bring pain relief and return mobility without the use of drugs or surgery.
Alicia Belcher, FNP Family Nurse Practitioner
Alicia Belcher is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner credentialed through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She received her Bachelors in Science in Nursing from Lewis University. She received her Masters in Science in Nursing from Olivet Nazarene University with high distinction Honors in 2015.
Prior to joining Essential Chiropractic and Wellness, Alicia worked in pain management as well as orthopedics for over three years. Her career started as a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Working as an ICU nurse for over 12 years has taught her to treat the patient as a whole and not just a diagnosis.
Alicia brings empathy, compassion and an individualized approach to her patients. She strives to educate and engage them in their health and care as much as possible. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and two girls Savanna (8) and Saige (3).