The Dura Mater is the outermost, toughest, and most fibrous of the 3 membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Dura Mater is so important because it serves as a protective sac that helps to restrict the movement of the brain within the skull, in relation to the innermost meninges- which contain the Cerebrospinal fluid that covers and protects the Central Nervous System (CNS) as it runs down the length of the spine. Blunt trauma, accidents, any type of compression and restriction of this very important Fascial layer at any area can disrupt the PRM or the flow of the cerebral spinal fluid and can dramatically affect your overall brain and spinal health and function. Headaches, migraines, Meningitis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis are all symptoms of, or disorders ASSOCIATED with the quality of Central Spinal Fluid (CSF) flow and it’s affects on the function of the brain and Central Nervous system. Dura Matter health and learning how important it is not only for protecting our Central Nervous System but also the overall health of our brain and cervical spine!
In Health and Happiness,
Professional Fitness and Wellness Expert specializing in High Performance Athletic Training/
Life Coaching/ MT Nutrition Advisor and Independent Writer