Subluxations & Your Spine

Do you have discomfort or pain in your back and neck? If so, you may have one or more subluxated discs. A subluxation is when a disc is displaced due to the spine alignment, physiological function or movement integrity is altered. This can happen from a car accident or even something as simple as improper stretching. We will show some information about the spine and why keeping it healthy is so important.

What Are Subluxations?

The Central Nervous System consists of your brain and spine, connecting every part of the body from head to toe. Without the Central Nervous System functioning properly a lot can go wrong. Here, we have provided an easy way for everyone to understand how the spine works and the adverse effects it can have on the body if it is not in good health. We have shown each spinal section, and listed the parts of the body they are linked to.




Spinal Sections

Areas & parts of body affected (High to Low)

  • Blood supply to the head
  • Pituitary gland
  • Scalp
  • Bones of the face
  • Brain
  • Inner & middle ear
  • Sympathetic nervous system
  • Eyes
  • Optic nerves
  • Auditory nerves
  • Sinuses
  • Mastoid bones
  • Tongue
  • Forehead
  • Cheeks
  • Outer ear
  • Face bones
  • Teeth
  • Trifacial nerve
  • Nose
  • Lips mouth
  • Eustachain tube
  • Vocal cords
  • Neck glands
  • Pharynx
  • Neck muscles
  • Shoulders
  • Tonsils
  • Thyroid gland
  • Elbows

Possible symptoms if injured

  • Headaches
  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia
  • High blood pressure
  • Migraine headaches
  • Nervous breakdowns
  • Amnesia
  • Chronic tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Sinus trouble
  • Allergies
  • Pain around the eyes
  • Earache
  • Fainting spells
  • Certain cases of blindness
  • Crossed eyes
  • Deafness
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuritis
  • Acne or pimples
  • Eczema
  • Hay fever (allergies)
  • Hearing loss
  • Laryngitis
  • Hoarseness
  • Throat conditions
  • Stiff neck
  • Pain in upper arm
  • Tonsillitis
  • Thyroid conditions

Areas & parts of body affected (High to Low)


Thoracic Section of the Spine

  • Arms from the elbows down
  • Hands
  • Wrists
  • Fingers
  • Esophagus
  • Trachea
  • Heart + valves & covers
  • Coronary arteries
  • Lungs
  • Bronchial tubes
  • Chest
  • Breast
  • Gallbladder
  • Common duct
  • Liver
  • Solar plexus
  • General circulation
  • Stomach
  • Pancreas
  • Spleen
  • Adrenal glands
  • Suprarenal glands
  • Kidneys
  • Ureters
  • Small intestines
  • Lymph circulation

Possible symptoms if injured

  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Difficult breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain in the lower arms and hands
  • Functional heart conditions
  • Certain chest conditions
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Congestion
  • Influenza
  • Gallbladder conditions
  • Jaundice
  • Shingles
  • Liver conditions
  • Fevers
  • Blood pressure problems
  • Poor circulation
  • Arthritis
  • Nervous stomach
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Dyspepsia
  • Ulcers
  • Gastritis
  • Allergies
  • Hives
  • Kidney troubles
  • Hardened arteries
  • Chronic tiredness
  • Nephritis
  • Pyelitis
  • Skin conditions
  • Acne
  • Pimples
  • Eczema
  • Boils
  • Rheumatism
  • Certain types of sterility

Areas & parts of body affected (High to Low)


Lumbar Section of Spine

  • Large intestines
  • Inguinal rings
  • Appendix
  • Abdomen
  • Upper leg
  • Uterus
  • Bladder
  • Knees
  • Prostate gland
  • Lower back muscles
  • Sciatic nerve
  • Lower legs
  • Ankles
  • Feet

Possible symptoms if injured

  • Constipation
  • Colitis
  • Dysentery
  • Diarrhea
  • Ruptures
  • Hernias
  • Cramps
  • Difficult breathing
  • Varicose veins
  • Bladder troubles
  • Sciatica
  • Lumbago
  • Frequent or painful urination
  • Backaches
  • Poor circulation in legs
  • Swollen ankles and arches
  • Weakness in legs
  • Leg cramps

Areas & parts of body affected (High to Low)


Sacral Sectuion of Spine

  • Hip bones
  • Buttocks

Possible symptoms if injured

  • Sacroiliac conditions
  • Spinal curvatures

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