Unraveling the Brain
ScienceDaily (2009-12-09) -- Two new studies show that the thalamus -- the small central brain structure often characterized as a mere pit-stop for sensory information on its way to the cortex -- is heavily involved in sensory processing, and is an important conductor of the brain's complex orchestra. Published in Nature Neuroscience and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the two studies demonstrate the important role of the thalamus in shaping what humans see, hear and feel.
I am always amazed at the new information we are finding out about the body. A common tenet upper cervical doctors hold is: we take pressure off the brain stem and let God do the healing. Our bodies are intricately made, and every thing has its purpose. We should never believe we have it all figured out. Striving to learn as much about this complex system as possible, should be our utmost goal as doctors. My foundation is the Lord, and His words hold true in everything. Psalm 139:14 states, "I will praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are your works, and my soul knows very well."Amen