See the crucial function of every vertebra of your spine and how it affects the areas supplied by the corresponding nerves.

Areas Supplied by Nerves

Cervical

C1

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

C2

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

C3

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

C4

Nose, lips, mouth, eustachian tube, mucous membranes.

C5

Vocal cords, neck glands, pharynx.

C6

Neck muscles, shoulders, tonsils.

C7

Thyroid gland, bursa in the shoulders, elbows.

Thoracic

T1

Arms from the elbows down, esophagus, trachea

T2

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

T3

Lungs, bronchial tubes, pleura, chest, breast, nipples.

T4

Gall bladder and common duct.

T5

Liver, solar plexus, blood.

T6

Stomach.

T7

Pancreas, islands of Langerhans, duodenum

T8

Spleen, diaphragm.

T9

Adrenals, or supra-renals.

T10

Kidneys

T11

Kidneys, ureters.

T12

Small intestines, fallopian tubes, lymph circulation.

Lumbar

L1

Large intestines or colon, inguinal rings.

L2

Appendix, abdomen, upper leg

L3

Sex organs, ovaries or testicles, uterus, bladder

L4

Prostate gland, muscles of the lower back, sciatic nerve

L5

Lower legs, feet, toes, ankles, arches

Sacrum

S

Hip bones, buttocks.

Coccyx

X

Rectum, anus.

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Possible Effects or Conditions

Cervical

C1

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

C2

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

C3

Neuralgia, neuritis, acne, eczema.

C4

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

C5

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

C6

Stiff neck, pain in upper arm, tonsillitis, whooping cough, croup.

C7

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

Thoracic

T1

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

T2

Functional heart conditions and certain chest pains.

T3

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

T4

Gall bladder conditions, jaundice, shingles.

T5

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

T6

Stomach troubles, indigestion, heartburn, dyspepsia, etc.

T7

Diabetes, ulcers, gastritis, hypoglycemia.

T8

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

T9

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

T10

Kidney problems, nephritis, pyelitis, chronic fatigue.

T11

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

T12

Rheumatism, gas pains, sterility.

Lumbar

L1

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

L2

Cramps, breathing, acidosis, varicose veins.

L3

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

L4

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

L5

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

Sacrum

S

Sacro-iliac conditions, spinal curvatures

Coccyx

X

Hemorrhoids (piles) , puritis (itching) , pain upon sitting,