Vasomotor Spinal Muscle Visceral Relationship

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Spinal muscles provide proprioceptive input for controlled vertebral motion.

There is a relationship between specific organs to specific vertebrae. Organ dysfunction alters the blood supply to the muscles controlling the vertebrae causing a loss of controlled movement for the specific vertebrae.

The term proprioception is used to describe the sensory information that contributes to the sense of position of self and movement. There is a long history of studies aimed at understanding the “neural” mechanisms of position sense perception.

Three spinal muscles, Interspinales, Rotatores and Intertransversarii provide proprioceptive input to stabilize the lower vertebrae position relative to the superior vertebrae. The interspinales, intertransversarii and the interspinales act as large, proprioceptive transducers, their value not lying in the force they can exert, but in the muscle spindles they contain. Precise muscle spindle input of the paraspinal muscles is essential for accurate positioning of the pelvis and spine during activities of daily living.

Body position is perceived both at the conscious and unconscious levels. The information of conscious proprioception is utilized to facilitate complex motor activity, while unconscious proprioception is important to coordinate basic posturing during sitting, standing and simple gait activities. Defects in the conscious proprioception system manifest as stumbling, although gait and posture may be normal. Defects anywhere along the unconscious proprioceptive pathways may be manifest as vertebral subluxation, postural deficits or ataxia.

In general, impulses from receptors in the joints and surrounding tissues are synthesized into a picture of the body’s position. The brain then functions to perceive this information. Unfortunately, however, the system for proprioception is not quite that simple. Rather, proprioception is based on a multi-component sensory system which includes: various types of peripheral receptors which detect specific signals and major sensory afferent pathways which carry the information from the spinal cord up to the cortex.

With compartmentalization in the studies of human anantomy, blood supply is never considered as a component of neural or postural defects until it achieves the level of diabetic neuropathy (a blood supply condition), which is then a medical condition. Alteration in static limb position and kinesthesia are always considered to be a dysfunction of the muscle or nerve. However, the brain, nerves and muscles can not function without proper blood supply.

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No muscles, blood supply or nerves needed for controlled motion and spinal health.

Standard Chiropractic vertebral graphics are completely devoid of any muscles and/or blood supply. Out of sight – out of mind. Muscle tone stabilizes bones. Muscle contraction move bones. Both blood supply and nerves are necessary for good muscle tonicity and contractility. Blood is necessary for the health of bones, connective tissue, nerves and muscles.

Spinal muscles loose proprioceptive input due to Vasomotor Disturbances (hyperemia, ischemia, hypoxia and hypercapnia) resulting from gastrointestinal/visceral inflammation, disrupting proprioceptive input of the lower vertebrae in relation to the superior vertebrae and the ability to control the motion of the vertebrae.

Visceral Dysfunction – Loss of Controlled Vertebral Motion

The impairment of the normal blood supply and lymph flow sets the stage for viscus pathology. The deviation of the viscus from a healthy, normal, or efficient condition forces a defensive response through reflex fixation of soft tissues. This sets the stage for organ inflammation and dysfunction.

The paravertebral ganglia irritation induces a Vasomotor disturbance through the components of the NEI Supersystem to the muscles providing proprioceptive input and control of vertebral motion at the associated vertebral level. When a viscus does not function, there are several factors influencing the ability to restore normal function to the organ and control of vertebral motion.

Mastering the Gut

The Mastering the Gut program discusses the factors above using current lab testing and diagnosis imaging to develop a better understanding of the body as a whole. In addition to incorporating Chiropractic Manipulative Reflex Technique (CMRT) as part of the organ rehabilitation program.