Is there a way to obtain better brain and body function? Hint: it starts with better posture
Neurophysiology is the measurement and assessment of nervous system function.
In plain speak, one of the most significant inputs your brain receives is through your spinal column. Information goes back and forth from your body to your brain, informing your peripheral nervous system (including your autonomic and somatic nervous systems) and your sympathetic nervous system.
The study of this super-highway of information is Neurophysiology. Emerging research in the field supports the efficacy of chiropractic care in addressing neurophysiological dysfunction.
When you experience back or neck pain, it indicates a misalignment in your spinal column – the highway your body relies upon to deliver critical nervous system information is disrupted. The distorted signal causes apparent symptoms like pain, clumsiness, muscle fatigue, weakness, and difficulty concentrating. But it also disrupts the healthy function of your autonomic system, affecting organ function, your immune system, and even neurological and sensory issues.
When a chiropractor adjusts you to better musculoskeletal alignment, it stimulates your brain via the spinal cord and restores a more precise signal from the brain to the body and back again.
Better spinal alignment shows improvement in many issues including:
- Headaches and migraines
- Sleep cycles
- Stress and the secondary impacts of stress on the body
- Multiple sclerosis
- Brain injuries
Likely, continued research will only support what chiropractors have known for a long time; chiropractic care has a therapeutic effect on the nervous system.
By Dr. Bryen A. Bell, a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician with over 20 years of professional experience. Contact Dr. Bell at True Potential Chiropractic family care facility. Call 503-574-4872 or visit tpcportland.com.