THIS INTERACTIVE SPINE MODEL will animate the image on the right to show you specifically where nerves control body function. Insightful, Informative and Pretty Cool! Click Here or Click the picture on your right.
Upper Cervical Spine – C1 – C2
Head, face, upper neck, inner and middle ear, sympathetic nerve system, sinuses, eyes, auditory nerves and more.
Cervical Spine – C3 – C7
Neck, shoulders, thyroid, tonsils, teeth, outer ear, nose, mouth, vocal cords, and more.
Thoracic Spine – T1 – T12
Arms, hands, heart, coronary arteries, esophagus, trachea, lungs, bronchial tubes, gallbladder, liver, stomach, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, ureters, adrenal glands, small intestines, and more.
Lumbar Spine – L1 – L5
Large intestines, appendix, abdomen, bladder, reproductive organs, lower back, lower extremities, ankles, feet, and more.
Sacrum and Coccyx
Basebone or Tailbone, Hip bones, tail bone, buttocks, rectum, anus, and more.
defined as a minor misalignment of a segment of the spine (vertebrae) causes an irritation to nerves with a loss of normal body function. This is corrected by Doctors of Chiropractic using highly skilled spinal adjustments to the segment(s) involved. The following diagrams indicate the nerve connections associated with each spinal level.
Autonomic Nervous System
A picture is worth a thousand words and this picture tells us volumes about the connection between spine, nerves and fully functioning body systems. Don’t under estimate the value of a healthy spine.