Call us to set up an appointment! 727-393-6100

November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Hollstrom & Associates Inc

Hollstrom & Associates Inc [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 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.

Largo 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 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!

CONTACT Hollstrom & Associates Inc

Schedule your next Largo chiropractic 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!

"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page."