Our brains are one of the most complex structures known to exist.
They control, co-ordinate and regulate most processes within the body. Our brains receive information from the world around us through our sensory systems.
Sensory processing is the brain receiving, interpreting, and organising input from all of the active senses at any given moment.
Sensory integration is the neurological process that organises sensation from one’s own body and the environment and makes it possible to use the body effectively within the environment.
So what happens when we have an issue with our sensory systems? Our bodies cannot do what we want them to do and the world becomes a more challenging place to be. This can present as problems with:
Research investigating the effects of chiropractic adjustments on somatosensory processing, sensorimotor integration and motor cortical output is helping explain the positive changes patients receiving chiropractic care have long reported!