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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care [shares research on the benefits of spinal manipulation for brain function.  

SPINAL MANIPULATION BENEFITS BRAIN FUNCTION

The brain is a magnificent organ. It is like a computer for the body taking information in and sending information out every second of every day for each of us humans in West Palm Beach. Pain affects its function to protect the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Chiropractic Care treats every day, the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex shrinks in addition to brain gray matter reduction and cognitive ability impairment. Treating chronic pain is found to help the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex thicken after treatment. Research like this proposes that treating chronic pain can restore normal brain function. (1) Spinal manipulation benefits chronic low back pain sufferers with their anticipation of pain and fear of movement. Using MRI to look at the brain function in such patients, researchers verified that spinal manipulation has an effect on pain, expected pain, fear of exercise and movement as well as other related brain responses. (2) Further, chiropractic spinal adjustments were found to potentially modify central processing of pain and unpleasantness. (3) Certainly, research in this area of spinal manipulation effects on the brain and its function is advancing. It proposes that the changes occur in brain function with an appeal for more analysis of these changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to affect such issues is quite exciting to your West Palm Beach chiropractor at Chiropractic Care and our West Palm Beach chiropractic patients like you!

Listen to this Podcast with Dr. Nike Taylor on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management deals with chronic low back pain to better sufferers’ quality of life.

West Palm Beach chiropractic care of chronic low back pain incorporates advice for sleep, exercise and life enjoyment. 

TIP OF THE MONTH: Take Care of Your Brain

Brain health, physical ability, and sleep quality are related to life enjoyment. Researchers relate that exercise exerts influence on the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any type is a cost-effective and good way to promote brain health. The question is which exercise is best for each person? Researchers want to understand how gender, genetics and other factors affect brain function. (5) Sleep quality, mental health, and physical activity are demonstrated to affect a person’s perceived quality of life. (6) Sleep, exercise as you like, and enjoy life to maintain your brain’s active state and health!

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