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Fun Facts Friday ~ Skeletal Bones

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How does the spine affect Innate Intelligence?

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The chiropractic principle is almost too simple, which is partly why it’s taking so long for it to be understood and accepted. “What do the bones have to do with Innate Intelligence?” you might reasonably wonder.

As it turns out, our Innate Intelligence expresses itself largely through the nervous system, and that system is stretched over the body’s frame (the bones) like a spider web, or like the strings of a musical instrument.

Science has now confirmed that any distortion or restriction of our human frame can interfere with the nerves by disturbing their “tone” or “vibration,” in much the same way that the notes produced by plucking a guitar string are changed by altering its tension. Too much or too little, and we won’t be happy with the result.

The nervous system controls all of the organs and glands of the body, including the immune system, which determines how well we deal with colds, flu and other infections. Nerve root compression alters gene expression, which affects how likely we are to actually develop the conditions or diseases of our parents. In other words, we aren’t necessarily “doomed” to have the same problems they had – much of our future can be influenced by the choices we make in our own lives, including how we choose to care for our spines.

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Beyond A Doubt, Adjusting the Subluxated Spine Changes Brain Function

Research: Adjusting the spine changes brain function by almost 20%, possibly in the prefrontal cortex.

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“We do know that spinal function does affect brain function. There’s now solid evidence that adjusting the spine changes brain function.  This is the fourth time that the effect of adjusting the spine has on the brain has been studied.  This last time it was studied and confirmed by an independent medical researcher.” said Heidi Haavik, one of the researchers behind this recent study, published in the Journal of Neural Plasticity [1].

And, this study indicates that adjustments impact the function of the prefrontal cortex. Haavik is particularly excited about what this implies: “The latest study suggests that the changes that we do see in the brain when we adjust the spine do occur in the prefrontal cortex.  That part of the brain is like the conductor in the brain.”  Such a finding could explain many of the previous findings of chiropractic’s effects – “An effect on the function of the prefrontal cortex could explain many previous research results, such as improvements in sensorimotor function relevant to falls-prevention; better joint-position sense in both the upper limb and the lower limb; improved muscle strength in lower limb muscles; better pelvic floor control; and better ability to carry out mental rotation of objects.” observed Haavik.

If, as this research suggests, adjusting improves prefrontal cortex activity, a part of the brain that is responsible for just so much higher level function, then what does this mean in terms of chiropractic’s impact on things like behaviour, decision making, memory and attention, intelligence, processing of pain and emotional response to it, autonomic function, motor control, eye movements and spatial awareness?

Why This Study Matters. Again, this study not only shows that when we adjust subluxations we change brain function.  It changes activity by 20% just by adjusting.

And this effect may be on the conductor in the brain.

This shows us that every time we’re adjusting someone, we’re having a big, positive effect on the brain. And a brain that’s functioning differently and conducting its activities better is sure to have an effect on the body.

 

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1. Lelic et al. “Manipulation of dysfunctional spinal joints affects
sensorimotor integration in the pre-frontal cortex: A brain source
localization study,” Neural Plasticity, Volume 2016

 

Credit: Spinal Research Foundation


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Fun Facts Friday ~ Heartbeat

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Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to.

 

 

 

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Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans

Potatoe-and-egg-1-300x266Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved, another one soon followed.

Her father, a chef, took her to the kitchen. He filled three pots with water and placed each on a high fire. Once the three pots began to boil, he placed potatoes in one pot, eggs in the second pot, and ground coffee beans in the third pot.

He then let them sit and boil, without saying a word to his daughter. The daughter, moaned and impatiently waited, wondering what he was doing.

After twenty minutes he turned off the burners. He took the potatoes out of the pot and placed them in a bowl. He pulled the boiled eggs out and placed them in a bowl.

He then ladled the coffee out and placed it in a cup. Turning to her he asked. “Daughter, what do you see?”

“Potatoes, eggs, and coffee,” she hastily replied.

“Look closer,” he said, “and touch the potatoes.” She did and noted that they were soft. He then asked her to take an egg and break it. After pulling off the shell, she observed the hard-boiled egg. Finally, he asked her to sip the coffee. Its rich aroma brought a smile to her face.

“Father, what does this mean?” she asked.

He then explained that the potatoes, the eggs and coffee beans had each faced the same adversity– the boiling water.

However, each one reacted differently.

The potato went in strong, hard, and unrelenting, but in boiling water, it became soft and weak.

The egg was fragile, with the thin outer shell protecting its liquid interior until it was put in the boiling water. Then the inside of the egg became hard.

However, the ground coffee beans were unique. After they were exposed to the boiling water, they changed the water and created something new.

“Which are you,” he asked his daughter. “When adversity knocks on your door, how do you respond? Are you a potato, an egg, or a coffee bean? “

Moral:In life, things happen around us, things happen to us, but the only thing that truly matters is what happens within us.

Which one are you?

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Fun Facts Friday ~ Your Skeleton

02-Obscure-Facts-You-Never-Knew-About-Your-Own-Body-1200x1200You probably already heard that the human body is made up of mostly water (55 to 60 percent for adult women and men, respectively). What you might be surprised to find out is that fluid isn’t just in your skin, muscles, and organs, but your skeleton, too. In fact, water makes up nearly one-third of your bone mass.

Facts Credit Readers Digest

Photo Credit Tatiana Ayazo

 

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A Conductive Enviroment

Sowing SeedWhen farmers plant, they don’t question the seed’s innate ability to grow and produce crops. Neither do they dig seeds up every day to verify their progress. They simply prepare the soil as best as they can and trust nature to handle the rest.

Similarly, Chiropractors don’t question your innate ability to heal when we remove interference in your spine (Subluxations). We know the each human body is blessed with an internal intelligence – an auto pilot capable enough to coordinate and carry out all the steps required to build and repair damaged tissue when necessary. By adjusting, we’re simply maintaining an environment conducive for that healing process to occur (a clear nerve system) and TRUSTING the innate wisdom in the patient to run the show.

The only thing a doctor can ever heal is him or herself.  Likewise, the only one capable of healing you is the ‘doctor’ inside you. The best physicians in the world recognize and yield to this awesome Power within every patient. The best we can do is prep the soil and get out of innate’s way.

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