“The nervous system controls and coordinates all organs and structures of the human body.” -(Gray’s Anatomy, 29th ed., page 4)

 

Mis-alignment of spinal vertebrae causes irritation to the nervous system. This can affect the structures, organs, and functions listed under “areas” and the “possible symptoms” that are associated with malfunctions of the areas noted.

 

 

 

Vertebrae
Areas & Parts of Body
Possible Symptoms
C1
Blood supply to the head, pituitary gland, scalp, bones of the face, brain, inner and middle ear, sympathetic nervous system
Headaches, nervousness, insomnia, head colds, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, nervous breakdown, amnesia, chronic tiredness, dizziness, anxiety
C2
Eyes, optic nerves, auditory nerves, sinuses, mastoid bones, tongue, forehead
Sinus trouble, allergies, pain around the eyes, earache, fainting spells, certain types of blindness, crossed eyes, deafness
C3
Cheeks, outer ear, face bones, teeth, trigeminal nerve
Neuralgia, neuritis, acne or pimples, eczema
C4
Nose, lips, mouth, eustachian tubes
Hay fever, runny nose, hearing loss, adenoids
C5
Vocal cords, neck glands, pharynx
Laryngitis, hoarseness, throat conditions such as sore throat, neck pain
C6
Neck muscles, shoulders, tonsils
Stiff neck, pain in upper arm, tonsillitis, chronic cough, croup
C7
Thyroid gland, bursae in the shoulders, elbows
Bursitis, colds, thyroid conditions, pain in hands
T1
Arms from the elbows down, including hands, wrists, and fingers, esophagus and trachea
Asthma, cough, difficult breathing, shortness of breath, pain in lower arms and hands
T2
Heart, including its valves and covering, coronary arteries
Functional heart conditions (blood pressure & irregular heartbeats) and certain chest conditions
T3
Lungs, bronchial tubes, pleura, chest, breast
Bronchitis, pleurisy, pneumonia, congestion, influenza, asthma
T4
Gall bladder, common duct
Gall bladder conditions, jaundice, shingles, sensitivities to certain foods
T5
Liver, solar plexus, circulation (general)
Liver conditions, fever, blood pressure problems, poor circulation, arthritis
T6
Stomach
Stomach troubles, including nervous stomach, indigestion, heartburn, dyspepsia, acid reflux
T7
Pancreas, duodenum
Ulcers, gastritis, regulation of blood sugar, energy loss
T8
Spleen
Lowered resistance to infection or illness
T9
Adrenal and supra-renal glands
Allergies, hives, energy swings
T10
Kidneys
Kidney troubles, hardening of the arteries, chronic tiredness, nephritis, pyelitis
T11
Kidneys, ureters
Skin conditions such as acne, pimples, eczema, boils
T12
Small intestines, lymph circulation
Rheumatism, gas pains, certain types of sterility
L1
Large intestines, inguinal rings
Constipation, colitis, dysentery, diarrhea, hernias
L2
Appendix, abdomen, upper legs
Cramps, difficult breathing, minor varicose veins
L3
Sex organs, uterus, bladder, knees
Bladder troubles, menstrual troubles such as painful or irregular periods, miscarriage, bed-wetting, impotency, change of life (menopause)symptoms, many knee problems
L4
Prostate gland, muscles of the lower back, sciatic nerve
Sciatica, lower back pain, difficult, painful, or too frequent urination
L5
Lower legs, ankles, feet
Poor circulation in the legs, swollen ankles, weak ankles and arches, cold feet, weakness in the legs, leg cramps
SACRUM
Hip bones, buttocks
Sacro-illac pain, spinal curvatures
COCCYX
Rectum, anus
Hemorrhoids, pruritus (itching), pain in tailbone on sitting

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