Coregasm Yoga – What Is It?
The word “core” comes from the Latin word “coremus”, which means “the center”. When it comes to the human body, the center is located at your spine. Your spinal cord connects with all parts of your body through a series of nerves called the central nervous system (CNS). These nerves are responsible for coordinating muscle movements and other functions related to movement.
In order to perform complex tasks such as walking or talking, the CNS must coordinate many different muscles. The coordination of these various muscles requires that they work together in unison. If one part of the body does not receive proper signals from another, then the whole body will fall apart. For example if you do not feel any pain when you bend over, but suddenly feel excruciating pain when you straighten up again, this indicates that there is some sort of problem with your spinal cord.
When the spinal cord becomes damaged, it causes symptoms such as numbness, tingling, weakness and paralysis. Sometimes even death may occur. However, most cases of spinal damage are not fatal because the brain compensates for the loss of function in other areas of the body.
A healthy person’s spinal cord consists of two main layers: the myelin sheath around nerve fibers and the underlying protective layer known as myelinated blood vessels. When exposed to a sudden impact or injury, the protective layers of the spinal cord can tear, bruising the myelin sheath. A bruise on your arm looks dark and blue because blood has collected in the tissue under the skin. In a similar way, a spinal cord bruise appears darker than the surrounding area because blood is collecting between the nerve fibers.
Myelination involves the growth of a fatty substance called myelin around the long fibers, or axons, of certain nerve cells. This myelin sheath acts as an “insulation” for the nerves, allowing electrical signals to travel more quickly from one area to another. The ability for electrical signals to travel faster is similar to how water can flow through a wide hose more quickly than through a thin straw.
A spinal cord contusion can cause paralysis or even death if the bruising is severe enough. Injuries to the spinal cord can also cause temporary or permanent loss of sensation, including the inability to feel pain, heat, cold or touch.
The central nervous system (CNS) is sometimes called the brain and the spinal cord because it consists of these two main parts. The brain is the control center for all physical activities as well as thought and emotion. The spinal cord is a column of nerve fibers that extends from the brain to the lower back. It coordinates all voluntary and involuntary activities below the point at which it ends.
As we mentioned above, certain nerves connect the brain and the spinal cord to every part of the body. These nerves convey sensations such as heat, cold, pain and touch as well as commands sent to activate specific muscles in order to produce movement. The spinal cord contains tracts of nerve fibers going to and from the brain. There are two main pathways of nerves in the spinal cord.
The ascending pathway carries sensations from the body to the brain and commands sent from the brain to the rest of the body. The descending pathway is made up of tracts carrying signals from the brain to the rest of the body.
Nearly every voluntary muscle in your body is connected to the spine at some point. These muscles include those that allow you to sit up, contract your legs and arms, turn your head and even breathe. The spinal cord coordinates all of these movements as well as the beating of your heart and other involuntary activities. It also receives sensory information from the skin, joints and internal organs.
A spinal cord injury can be caused by a direct blow to the back or it can occur when some type of force is exerted on the front of the body and the spine is twisted or compressed. This type of injury can also occur when the body is rapidly forced down, such as in a car accident.
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerve fibers extending from the lower part of the brain to the top of the pelvis. It is protected by strong bones known as vertebrae. In an average adult, the spinal cord is about the size of a pencil and it extends from the base of the brain to about the level of the lowest ribs.
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