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November 2019 Healthy News: Brain Care Tips from Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn [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 processing input and sending output every second of life for each of Ashburn human. Pain alters its function to safeguard the body. In chronic low back pain, pain the Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn sees every day, the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex diminishes along with 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 anticipation 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 possibly adjust central processing of pain and unpleasantness. (3) Naturally, research in this area of spinal manipulation effects on the brain and its function is advancing. It proposes that the changes happen in brain function with an appeal for more examination of these changes. (4) The potential for spinal manipulation to affect such issues is very exciting to your Ashburn chiropractor at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn and our Ashburn 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.

Ashburn 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 state that exercise exerts influence on the brain and its processes. Physical activity of any type is an economical and effective way to promote brain health. The question 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 like, and enjoy life to maintain your brain’s active state and health!

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