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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Wilson Family Chiropractic

Wilson Family Chiropractic [presents research on the benefits of spinal manipulation for brain function.  


The brain is a magnificent organ. It is like the computer for the body processing input and sending output every second of every day for each of Millville human. Pain changes its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Wilson Family Chiropractic 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 restore normal brain function. (1) Spinal manipulation benefits 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 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 alter central processing of pain and unpleasantness. (3) Naturally, research in this area of spinal manipulation effects on the brain and its function is evolving. It suggests that the changes happen 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 Millville chiropractor at Wilson Family Chiropractic and our Millville 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.

Millville 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 report that exercise affects the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any type is a cost-effective and good 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 demonstrated to affect a person’s sense of quality of life. (6) Sleep, exercise as you choose, and enjoy life to keep your brain active and healthy!

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