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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation

Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation [presents research on the benefits of spinal manipulation for brain function.  

SPINAL MANIPULATION AND BRAIN FUNCTION

The brain is a marvelous organ. It is like the computer for the body taking information in and sending information out every second of every day for each of us humans in Carrolltown. Pain affects its function to protect the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation cares for daily, the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex diminishes 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 helps 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 alters pain, expected pain, fear of exercise and movement in additional to other related brain responses. (2) Further, chiropractic spinal adjustments were found to potentially adjust 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 proposes that the changes occur in brain function with a call for more examination of said changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to affect such issues is quite exciting to your Carrolltown chiropractor at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation and our Carrolltown 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.

Carrolltown 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 report 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 appropriate 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 shown to impact a person’s perceived 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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