Can chiropractic adjustments make you smarter?

Posted on Aug 5, 2018


When people think about visiting a chiropractor, it’s usually to get some relief because their neck or back hurts. Fair enough– because that IS what chiropractors are well-known for, but what about other benefits of chiropractic care? Say, for instance, going to a chiropractor could make you smarter? Is that possible?

It turns out that research shows there’s a connection between back problems and your brain. So, if you improve your back, you can improve the function of your brain. Specific spinal adjustments done by your chiropractor can help make the communication process between your brain, spinal column and nerves work well. A chiropractor works to get rid of “interferences” and “misalignments” inside of you. Just like an accident on the highway causes back-ups for miles, so, too, can interferences and misalignments– making it harder for your brain to function well.

Have you ever had difficulty concentrating? Have you found yourself having brain fog or having a harder time just thinking about things? You may have interference in the connections within you. There’s something called “neuroplasticity.” It refers to the brain’s ability to, like a computer, reorganize itself by forming new neural connections. So, if one path is “broken” or “trouble,” the brain finds new paths to use to send signals/messages.

When you have negative neuroplasticity, it’s harder to be smart about things because your brain isn’t functioning like you’d hope it would. You might have brain fog or even memory loss. However, if you want to “jumpstart” the brain to improve (and/or heal) cognitive functioning, then one way to do that is through chiropractic care. Ultimately, spinal adjustments help optimize both brain and nerve health. So, technically, chiropractic care could make you smarter!

If you’ve felt like you’re not as smart as you used to be, and something’s “off,” but you can’t quite figure it out, perhaps it’s time to make an appointment at Lakewoods Chiropractic in Forest Lake, MN. Maybe spinal adjustments and such could help clear away your brain fog, and allow for clearer thinking. It’s worth a try– call the Lakewoods clinic at 651-464-0800 to make an appointment.

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SALLY DETLEFSEN
September 26, 2022.
I am amazed at how much better I feel since coming to Lakewoods. The doctors and staff are amazing.
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September 21, 2022.
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Michael F.
September 13, 2022.
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August 30, 2022.
Definitely recommend Lakewoods. When I went in I was in very rough shape. After a few weeks of adjustments I'm feeling better then ever. Great staff and very knowledgeable. They take the time to really make you understand the process.
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Eric Russell
August 25, 2022.
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August 3, 2022.
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July 28, 2022.
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Jennifer Thelen
Jennifer Thelen
July 21, 2022.
I have been experiencing low back pain for at least 10 rememberable years and decided on a whim to try chiropractic care at Lakewoods. I had never been to a chiropractor before so I had no expectations that it would work or not but after just my first adjustment I had instant relief for the first time in 10 years. I have since been super impressed with how everything has been explained to me and how my care plan has been formed. The staff are all very kind and have been very helpful as well!
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