Your nervous system is an extensive network that channels nerve impulses from your brain to virtually every cell that makes up your body!

The chart below (or download pdf version here) shows some of the integral relationships between the spine, nervous system and body. For simplicity, this chart does not reflect all the structures or paths utilized in nerve transmission.

* Nerve Root – In some cases , nerve roots innervate other structures, such as plexuses and ganglia which in turn supply innervations to specific body parts.