What is a Cervical Curve?

As you likely know, your spine curves a certain way. You’ve probably seen illustrations or x-rays of the spine, naturally curving gently like a snake up the back. One of the most important parts of the backbone’s shape is the cervical curve. This includes the top seven vertebrae, starting at the atlas vertebra at the […]

Cervical (C6) | Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Other conditions associated with a subluxation of C6 is, a stiff neck, tonsillitis, or chronic cough. Discover how ACT Wellness Center can help you… Schedule an Appointment and find out how Dr. Carmelo Caratozzolo can help you. He is a unique Woodbridge chiropractor who specializes in difficult cases that have not responded to other care. All […]

Asthma

Cervical Vertebra C4 | Asthma | Vertebrae of the Week

Your 4th cervical vertebra (C4 vertebra) sits level with the thyroid cartilage, also commonly known as your Adam’s apple. It can affect the nose, mouth and ears and cause a range of problems with these regions and others. The nerves from C4 also control the diaphragm, the main muscle allowing us to breathe. In fact, […]

nerve pain

C3 | Vertebrae of the Week | Nerve Pain

Another important bone in your spine, your C3 vertebrae is the third down from your brain stem and is located on roughly the same plane as your lower jaw. It is associated with your cheeks, outer ear, facial bones, teeth, and tri-facial nerve (the main sensory nerve of the face, a.k.a. fifth cranial nerve). The […]

sinus pain

Cervical C2 Vertebrae (Axis) | Sinus Pain

The C2 vertebra is also known as the axis. It is the second cervical vertebra down from your cranium, and is important in protecting your mobility as well as the nerve bundles that affect your sinuses and eyes. The axis is a hinge that pivots along with your C1 vertebrae aka “the atlas”. This rotation […]

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