November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation

Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation [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 us humans in Baton Rouge. Pain changes its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation treats 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 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 study the brain function in such patients, researchers verified that spinal manipulation affects pain, expected pain, fear of exercise and movement in additional to other related brain responses. (2) Further, chiropractic spinal adjustments were found to potentially modify central processing of pain and unpleasantness. (3) Certainly, 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 analysis of these changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to influence such issues is quite exciting to your Baton Rouge chiropractor at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation and our Baton Rouge 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 improve sufferers’ quality of life.

Baton Rouge 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 affects 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 best for each person? Researchers strive to understand 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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