Case examples

  • Problems in a foot may propagate via the connective tissue to affect the cervical spine and cause headaches.
  • Phrenospasm (spasm of the diaphragm) may cause venous and lymphatic congestion in the lower limbs and cause irritation of the knee joint.
  • Limited mobility of an organ may cause problems in the locomotor system. For example, a kidney not being able to glide freely over the hip flexor muscle may cause irritation and increased tension of this muscle and trigger hip pain.
  • During pregnancy, dilation and expansion of pelvic structures may cause irritation and blockage in certain parts of the spine. The blocked dorsal vertebrae may cause organ dysfunction by way of the autonomic nervous system.
  • Limitation of movement in the cranial region may lead to compression of the vagus nerve (tenth cranial nerve) and cause indigestion. Braces may also produce tension and thus cause dizziness.
  • Pelvic problems originating during delivery of a baby may be the cause of postnatal depression.