November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Back And Neck Care Center

Back And Neck Care Center [presents research on the benefits of spinal manipulation for brain function.  


The brain is a amazing organ. It is like the computer for the body processing input and sending output every second of every day for each of us humans in Severna Park. Pain affects its function to protect the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Back And Neck Care Center cares for every day, 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 expectation of pain and fear of movement. Using MRI to study 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 adjust 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 Severna Park chiropractor at Back And Neck Care Center and our Severna Park 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.

Severna Park 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 linked 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 issue is which exercise is appropriate for each person? Researchers want to know how gender, genetics and other factors impact brain function. (5) Sleep quality, mental health, and physical activity are shown to affect a person’s perceived quality of life. (6) Sleep, exercise as you choose, and enjoy life to maintain your brain’s active state and health!

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