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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Chiropractic Solutions

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

SPINAL MANIPULATION BENEFITS BRAIN FUNCTION

The brain is a marvelous organ. It is like a computer for the body taking information in and sending information out every second of every day for each of San Jose human. Pain alters its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Chiropractic Solutions treats 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 look at the brain function in such patients, researchers verified that spinal manipulation alters pain, expected pain, fear of exercise and movement as well as other related brain responses. (2) Further, chiropractic spinal adjustments were found to potentially alter 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 these changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to influence such issues is very exciting to your San Jose chiropractor at Chiropractic Solutions and our San Jose 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.

San Jose 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 state that exercise exerts influence on the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any type is an economical and good way to boost brain health. The issue is which exercise is best for each person? Researchers want 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 maintain your brain’s active state and health!

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