SPINAL MANIPULATION BENEFITS BRAIN FUNCTION
The brain is a marvelous organ. It is
like the computer for the body processing input and sending output every second of every day
for each of Largo human. Pain alters
its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain
the Hollstrom & Associates Inc treats daily, 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 reestablish 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 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 possibly alter 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 suggests that the changes happen in brain function
with an appeal for more examination of said
changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to influence
such issues is quite exciting to your Largo chiropractor
at Hollstrom & Associates Inc and our Largo 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.
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 influences the brain and its processes. Physical
activity of any sort is an economical and good
way to boost 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 affect
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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appointment today with Hollstrom & Associates Inc. Hollstrom & Associates Inc is grateful for your trust in chiropractic and in our Largo
chiropractic practice to take care of you, your spine, your
family, your friends, and your brain!
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