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McHenry Chiropractic Care Encourages Exercise for a Healthy Heart and Mind

It is February in McHenry. It’s the month of hearts. They’re everywhere! So how is your heart? Is it healthy? Is it mind-supporting? The healthy question concerns its physical health for which exercise is a no-brainer. The mind-supporting question involves  its influence on the mind and cognition and vice versa. No matter the age of its owner, the heart is central to the life of each of our McHenry chiropractic care patients whether they have back pain or neck pain or not. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic rejoices in the healthy, mind-supporting heart!


The healthy heart deserves attention. No McHenry chiropractic treatment plan is complete without it. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic encourages all our McHenry chiropractic patients and their families and friends to give it a lot of attention. Attention via some good McHenry cardiovascular action is amazing for the heart…and achieves considerably more than just work the heart. It enriches the lives and minds of all people with a heart, all of us McHenry folks! Exercise increases cardiovascular fitness and reduces major depressive disorders in relatively inactive adolescent/early adulthood people. (1) Of course, the trick is to create an exercise choice that can inspire a naturally sedentary depressed adolescent person to exercise on a regular basis. (2) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic is quite aware of many McHenry parents who can relate to this as well as partners of McHenry back pain sufferers seeking McHenry chiropractic help for it! Now on the other end of the spectrum, the older folks who do best are those who keep physically energetic, those who keep mentally active, those who keep a positive outlook toward healthy ageing, those who engage their minds. Researchers report that these folks participate in a mix of sedentary things (reading/crosswords) and active things (walking/helping others). Doing these things in a social context is optimal. (3) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic treats many older McHenry chiropractic patients who enjoy  life fully and bounce back from back pain and other aches and pains more quickly when they are involved in life. It keeps their hearts full and their minds linked to their hearts.


Keeping the mind full and active and keeping the heart mind-related helps all ages. One report shares that regular exercise helps the mind and its cognition. It lessens the risk of age-related cognitive decline. Intense exercise may even help certain types of memory consolidation. (4) Another report discusses that exercise like Tai Chi brings the mind into body exercise. It affects the heart rate beneficially – its rate and blood flow - for older adults’ cardiac health and cognitive function. (5) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic encourages a mix of heart-related exercise from more intense to less intense to keep the heart – the physical one and the mind-related one – in great condition.

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Schedule a McHenry chiropractic visit at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic today. McHenry chiropractic care is all heart! OrthoIllinois Chiropractic trusts you reach out to one of those hearts you see everywhere and let it remind you of your own heart, its health and its significance to your life.  OrthoIllinois Chiropractic knows you rely on your heart and encourages you to use your heart to keep it and your mind healthy this month! 

A healthy heart helps maintain a healthy mind, so OrthoIllinois Chiropractic encourages exercise. 
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