There are two main schools of chiropractics: Structural and Traditional. Traditional chiropractics focuses on pain reduction, increasing range of motion, and improving muscle tone. Structural chiropractics looks at how the spinal column interacts with the nerves in connection to brain function.

In the video above, Kyle Floryan, owner and operator of Specific Chiropractics in Milford, Conn., breaks down the relationship between the spine and its sensors to the brain, and points out some warning signs you can watch for. He stresses the importance of remaining active as you age — not only for your physical well-being, but your mental welfare as well.