The Cambridge dictionary defines integration as combining two or more things in order to become more effective.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and executive director of Mindsight Institute Dan Siegal states that integration is at the heart of wellness. The integration he is referring to is neuron to neuron connection (brain cell to brain cell) and brain to body connection.
I have long advocated that the reason chiropractic adjustments work is due to the impact on neurological integration, the way the brain interconnects and the way the brain and body connect.
Research by Haavik in 2016 continued to support this when the research showed that the chiropractic adjustment impacts the prefrontal cortex of the brain. This area is involved in executive functions, things like planning complex cognitive behaviours, personality expression, decision making and moderating social behaviours. It can be summarised as the organisation of behaviour, speech and reasoning.
Using chiropractic to optimise neurological integration and brain to body integration, combined with healthy lifestyle choices is a great way to maximise your wellness.