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See the crucial function of every vertebrae of your spine and how it affects the areas supplied by its nerves

Spine
Level

AREAS SUPPLIED BY NERVES

POSSIBLE EFFECTS OR CONDITIONS


 

C1

Blood supply to the head, pituitary gland, scalp, bones of the face, the brain, the inner & middle ear, the sympathetic nervous system.

Headaches, nervousness, insomnia, head colds, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, mental conditions, nervous breakdowns, amnesia, epilepsy, chronic tiredness, dizziness.

C2

Eyes, optic nerve, auditory nerve, sinuses, mastoid bones, tongue, forehead.

Sinus trouble, allergies, crossed eyes, deafness, eye troubles, earache, fainting spells, certain cases of blindness.

C3

Cheeks, outer ear, face bones, teeth, trifacial nerve.

Neuralgia, neuritis, acne, eczema.

C4

Nose, lips, mouth, eustacian tube,

mucous membranes.

Hay fever, rose fever, etc. hard of hearing, adenoid infections, post nasal drip.

C5

Vocal cords, neck glands, pharynx.

Laryngitis, hoarseness, throat conditions like a sore throat, etc.

C6

Neck muscles, shoulders, tonsils.

Stiff neck, pain in upper arm, tonsillitis,

whooping cough, croup.

C7

Thyroid gland, bursa in the shoulders, elbows.

Bursitis, colds, thyroid conditions, goiter, tennis elbow, tendonitis.

T1

Arms from the elbows down, esophagus, trachea.

Asthma, cough, difficult breathing, shortness of breath, pain in the lower arms and hands, symptoms similar to carpal tunnel syndrome.

T2

Heart, including its valves & covering, coronary, arteries.

Functional heart conditions and certain chest pains.

T3

Lungs, bronchial tubes, pleura,

chest, breast, nipples.

Bronchitis, pleurisy, pneumonia, congestion, influenza, grip.

T4

Gall bladder &
common duct.

Gall bladder conditions,
jaundice, shingles.

T5

Liver, solar plexus, blood.

Liver conditions, fevers, low blood pressure, anemia, poor circulation, arthritis.

T6

Stomach.

Stomach troubles, indigestion, heartburn, dyspepsia, etc.

T7

Pancreas, islands of Langerhans, duodenum.

Diabetes, ulcers, gastritis, hypoglycemia.

T8

Spleen, diaphragm.

Lowered resistance, acute and chronic infections, hic-ups.

T9

Adrenals, or supra-renals.

Allergies, hives, hypertension, anemia, hypoglycemia, obesity, hair loss.

T10

Kidneys.

Kidney problems, nephritis, pyelitis,

chronic fatigue.

T11

Kidneys, ureters.

Skin problems, acne, pimples, eczema, and boils.

T12

Small intestines, fallopian tubes,

lymph circulation.

Rheumatism, gas pains, sterility.

L1

Large intestines or colon, inguinal rings.

Constipation, colitis, dysentery, hernias, diarrhea, some ruptures.

L2

Appendix, abdomen, upper leg.

Cramps, breathing, acidosis, varicose veins.

L3

Sex organs, ovaries or testicles,

uterus, bladder.

Urinary, menstrual troubles, painful & irregular periods, difficult menopause, miscarriage, impotency, bed wetting, knee problems.

L4

Prostate gland, muscles of the lower back, sciatic nerve.

Sciatica, lumbago, backaches, difficult, painful, or frequent  urination.

L5

Lower legs, ankle, feet, toes, arches.

Leg cramps, cold feet, swollen ankles, poor circulation in legs, weak ankles, weak legs.

Sacrum

Hip bones, buttocks.

Sacro-iliac conditions,
spinal curvatures.

Coccyx

Rectum, anus.

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Hemorrhoids (piles), puritis (itching),

pain upon sitting.

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