November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Palmer Chiropractic Center

Palmer Chiropractic Center [presents 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 life for each of Lynchburg human. Pain changes its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Palmer Chiropractic Center 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 expectation of pain and fear of movement. Using MRI to look at the brain function in such patients, researchers verified that spinal manipulation alters pain, expected pain, fear of exercise and movement in additional to other related brain responses. (2) Further, chiropractic spinal adjustments were found to possibly adjust 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 suggests that the changes happen in brain function with an appeal for more examination of these changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to affect such issues is quite exciting to your Lynchburg chiropractor at Palmer Chiropractic Center and our Lynchburg 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 improve sufferers’ quality of life.

Lynchburg 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 linked to life enjoyment. Researchers state that exercise exerts influence on the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any sort is an economical and good way to boost brain health. The question is which exercise is best for each person? Researchers strive to know 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 choose, and enjoy life to keep your brain active and healthy!

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