What Relationship do the Spine and Nervous System Have to Organs?


In 1921, Dr. Henry Windsor performance a medical experience to determine if proof of the existence of diseased organs had any connection to misaligned vertebrae or improper posture. Throughout this study, nearly 53 cadavers were dissected to further inspect the diseased organs. Of these 50 cadavers, he found 139 diseased organs which could be traced via the nerve root back to the spine. From this study, we have learned that the spine and nervous system have a strong relationship in the health of our organs.

If the brain is unable to communicate with the nervous system and spine, the organs that are connected via nerves will have a much harder time functioning as efficiently as possible. For example, if a particular nerve is pinched by the spine and is connected to a specific organ, it’s possible that when prolonged this problem can cause lasting effects. If a partial dislocation is present, this can also interfere with the normal function that nerves are responsible for, affecting the brain’s ability to send signals to the rest of the body as well. This can quickly compound if the appropriate steps aren’t taken to mitigate the problem.

On our Chiropractic Care page, you will find a great infographic that explains the relationship between each vertebra in the spine and the corresponding organ that can be affected by problems it is having. As you might imagine, working with a chiropractor can be a great way to ensure your spine is aligned and can clearly receive signals sent by the brain. This is a great benefit that can be achieved in addition to the pain relief that can be achieved with proper spinal alignment. If you are ready to focus on helping your brain send the signals you need for proper healing, we encourage you to book an appointment with Dr. Dustin Reif to learn what is possible!

Why Choose Tulsa Healing?

Danielle and Dustin have practiced Chiropractic in New Zealand for the past 4 years. They created a model which they dubbed a “Vitality Center” where they included a Naturopath, Reiki Master and Massage therapist. Upon returning to Tulsa to be closer to family, they recognized a need for this model in Tulsa. Ready to get started? Connect with us today.

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