The human body’s spinal cord is enclosed by 24 movable vertebrae of the backbone. Between each vertebra various nerves branch out to every part of the body. Each nerve sends signals from the brain to specific organs or areas of the body. A subluxation is a displacement of the bone or vertebrae in the spine. A subluxation may cause the nerves, which flow through narrow openings in the bone, to become pinched. If a nerve is pinched, it suppresses the full function of not only the nerve, but also the organ or area that the nerve goes to. It is imperative that your spine be free of subluxations, so that your body may function at it's full potential, keeping you as healthy as possible.