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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from New Roads Chiropractic Center

New Roads Chiropractic Center [presents research on the benefits of spinal manipulation for brain function.  

SPINAL MANIPULATION BENEFITS BRAIN FUNCTION

The brain is a marvelous organ. It is like the computer for the body taking information in and sending information out every second of every day for each of New Roads human. Pain affects its function to protect the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the New Roads Chiropractic Center cares for every day, the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex shrinks along with 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 suggests that treating chronic pain can restore normal brain function. (1) Spinal manipulation helps chronic low back pain sufferers with their expectation of pain and fear of movement. Using MRI to study the brain function in such patients, researchers documented that spinal manipulation affects pain, expected pain, fear of exercise and movement in additional to other related brain responses. (2) Further, chiropractic spinal adjustments were found to potentially adjust central processing of pain and unpleasantness. (3) Naturally, research in this area of spinal manipulation effects on the brain and its function is evolving. It proposes that the changes occur in brain function with an appeal for more examination of said changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to influence such issues is very exciting to your New Roads chiropractor at New Roads Chiropractic Center and our New Roads 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.

New Roads chiropractic care of chronic low back pain includes advice for sleep, exercise and life enjoyment. 

TIP OF THE MONTH: Take Care of Your Brain

Brain health, physical ability, and sleep quality are linked to life enjoyment. Researchers relate that exercise influences the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any sort is a cost-effective and good way to promote brain health. The issue is which exercise is appropriate for each person? Researchers strive to understand how gender, genetics and other factors impact brain function. (5) Sleep quality, mental health, and physical activity are shown to impact a person’s sense of quality of life. (6) Sleep, exercise as you choose, and enjoy life to maintain your brain’s active state and health!

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