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CERVICAL

Nerve roots in the cervical vertebrae affect these parts of the body:

  • C1 pituitary gland, scalp, brain, ears, eyes
  • C2 head, eyes, tongue, ears, heart
  • C3 face, neck, ears, shoulders, diaphragm
  • C4 face, neck, chest, diaphragm
  • C5 neck, vocal cords, shoulders, upper arms, diaphragm
  • C6 shoulders, arms, tonsils
  • C7 shoulders, arms, elbows, wrists, hands

Possible Symptoms & Conditions:

  • Headaches, Migraines
  • Dizziness
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Fatigue
  • Stiff Neck
  • Pain / Numbness / Tingling / Stiffness – fingers, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, arm, shoulder, chest
  • Heart Conditions
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Nervousness

THORACIC

Nerve roots in the thoracic vertebrae affect these parts of the body:

  • T1 head, neck, heart, thyroid, esophagus, trachea, hands, elbows
  • T2 head, neck, heart, lungs, upper arms
  • T3 head, neck, heart, lungs, chest, upper arms
  • T4 head, neck, heart, lungs, gallbladder, upper arms
  • T5 head, neck, heart, liver, esophagus, blood circulation, upper arms
  • T6 esophagus, stomach, spleen, pancreas, duodenum, mid-back
  • T7 stomach, spleen, pancreas, duodenum, liver, gallbladder, mid-back
  • T8 stomach, spleen, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, adrenal glands, mid-back
  • T9 stomach, spleen, pancreas, adrenal glands, gallbladder, reproductive organs, liver, small intestine
  • T10 stomach, spleen, pancreas, small intestine, reproductive organs, appendix, large intestine, legs
  • T11 kidneys, reproductive organs, legs, small intestine, large intestine, bladder, adrenal glands, ileocecal valve
  • T12 kidneys, reproductive organs, legs, small intestine, large intestine, bladder, upper and lower back, ileocecal valve

Possible Symptoms & Conditions:

  • Mid-back Pain
  • Respiratory Problems – bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, congestion, difficulty breathing
  • Gallbladder Conditions
  • Heart Conditions
  • Bladder Problems
  • Digestive Problems – ulcers, gastritis, stomach problems

LUMBAR

Nerve roots in the lumbar vertebrae affect these parts of the body:

  • L1 abdomen, reproductive organs, legs, feet, large intestine, bladder
  • L2 reproductive organs, legs, feet, large intestine, bladder, appendix, abdomen
  • L3 reproductive organs, bladder, prostate, large intestine, legs, feet
  • L4 buttocks, legs, feet, prostate, muscles of the lower back
  • L5 buttocks, legs, feet, toes, prostate

Possible Symptoms & Conditions:

  • Pain / Numbness / Tingling / Stiffness – ankle, calf, foot, knee, legs, lower back
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gas pain
  • Irritable Bowel
  • Colitis
  • Bladder Problems
  • Menstrual Problems

SACRUM

Nerve roots in the sacral region affect these parts of the body:

Sacrum – buttocks, legs, feet, bladder, prostate, reproductive organs, anus.

Possible Symptoms & Conditions:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Bladder Problems
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Pain/Numbness/Tingling/Stiffness – buttocks, hip, legs

COCCYX

Nerve roots in the coccygeal region affect these parts of the body:

Coccyx – anus, rectum.

Possible Symptoms & Conditions:

  • Rectal Problems