Cervical Vertebra C4 | Vertebrae of the Week | Asthma

Your 4th cervical vertebra (C4) sits level with the thyroid cartilage (Adam’s apple). It can affect the nose, mouth and ears. The nerves from C4 control the diaphragm, the main muscle allowing us to breathe. There’s a saying, “C3, C4 and C5 keeps the diaphragm alive!” A spinal cord injury of C5 and higher could […]

Vertebrae of the Week | Woodbridge Chiropractor

Welcome to ACT Wellness Center’s ‘Vertebrae of the Week’! Thank you for voting us Best Woodbridge Chiropractor 5 years in a row. Here, we post interesting information and facts about your nervous system and how your brain, spinal cord and nerves are connected to everything in your body. Chiropractors are interested in the vertebrae because […]

The Very First Chiropractic Patient

Many of you have probably never heard the name Harvey Lillard, but he is almost as important to Chiropractic as DD Palmer (who, in case you didn’t know, was the father of Chiropractic Care). Without Harvey Lillard, DD Palmer may have continued to look for his calling and none of us would be where we […]

Your Spinal Discs: How to Care for Them

What is a spinal “disc?” What is its function?  How can it cause problems?  What can I do to keep them healthy?  Here are some facts and tips, courtesy of the Virginia Chiropractic Association. Your backbone isn’t just one bone; rather, it’s made up of individual bones called vertebrae.  Most of us have 7 cervical vertebrae, […]

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