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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers

Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers [shares research on the benefits of spinal manipulation for 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 Baton Rouge human. Pain affects its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers sees 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 suggests that treating chronic pain can reestablish 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 affects 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) 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 these changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to affect such issues is very exciting to your Baton Rouge chiropractor at Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers 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 addresses chronic low back pain to improve sufferers’ quality of life.

Baton Rouge 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 report that exercise exerts influence on the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any sort is a cost-effective and effective way to boost brain health. The issue is which exercise is appropriate for each person? Researchers want to understand how gender, genetics and other factors affect 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!

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