T4 Vertebra

Vertebrae of the Week: T4 Vertebra

The T4 vertebra, the tenth vertebra down in your spinal column, protects a nerve root that impacts your gall bladder and your common duct. As such, misalignments here can cause problems with liver and gall bladder function, including jaundice and shingles, among others. This vertebra is located in your torso, and is a major supporting […]

Carpal Tunnel

Vertebrae of the Week: C6

The sixth cervical vertebra down on your spine, the C6 is found around the base of your neck. It’s also the second-to-last cervical vertebra. It’s a vital bone in the support and protection of your neck and head structures, while also serving as an anchor for the muscles that support and move your neck. The […]

Asthma

Vertebrae of the Week: C4

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

Vertebrae of the Week: C3

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

Vertebrae of the Week: C2 (Axis)

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 […]

Act Wellness

Your Woodbridge Chiropractor

14111 Minnieville Road,
Woodbridge, VA 22193

(703) 491-9355

Fax 703-490-2298

Dr.C@actwellness.com

Office Hours

Monday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00
Tuesday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00
Wednesday • 3:00-7:00
Thursday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00

Voted Best Chiropractor for 8 consecutive years

Sign up for our newsletter!

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates.

You have Successfully Subscribed!