November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center

Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center [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 life for each of Pensacola human. Pain alters its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center cares for 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 proposes that treating chronic pain can reestablish 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 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 proposes that the changes occur in brain function with an appeal for more examination of said changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to affect such issues is quite exciting to your Pensacola chiropractor at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center and our Pensacola 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.

Pensacola 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 related to life enjoyment. Researchers relate that exercise affects the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any sort is a cost-effective and effective way to promote brain health. The question 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 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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