Still In The Junction: The Eleventh Thoracic Vertebra

I haven’t forgotten my Osteopathic terminology – the only time I will use the term thoracic in place of dorsal is in the title of my posts! It is now time to continue up the column to the eleventh dorsal segment. Continue reading


Keep On Trucking: The Seventh Rib

By now you may be asking yourself “how can every rib have associated health issues?”. My response: every condition anyone can get has to happen somewhere inside of the body, aka everything has a location. As with the sixth rib, the seventh rib is primarily associated with the liver and stomach. A lesion of the left seventh rib is primarily associated with the stomach while the liver will be affected by the rib on the associated side (the liver is big so it can be affected on either side). Continue reading