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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville

Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville [presents research on the benefits of spinal manipulation for brain function.  

SPINAL MANIPULATION BENEFITS BRAIN FUNCTION

The brain is a amazing organ. It is like a computer for the body processing input and sending output every second of life for each of us humans in St. Francisville. Pain alters its function to protect the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville cares for daily, the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex diminishes 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 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 documented that spinal manipulation has an effect on pain, expected pain, fear of exercise and movement in additional to other related brain responses. (2) Further, chiropractic spinal adjustments were found to possibly alter central processing of pain and unpleasantness. (3) Naturally, 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 a call for more analysis of these changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to affect such issues is very exciting to your St. Francisville chiropractor at Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville and our St. Francisville 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 addresses chronic low back pain to better sufferers’ quality of life.

St. Francisville 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 related to life enjoyment. Researchers relate that exercise exerts influence on the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any sort is an economical and effective way to promote brain health. The question is which exercise is best for each person? Researchers strive to know 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 like, and enjoy life to keep your brain active and healthy!

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