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Nerve roots in the lumbar vertebrae affect these parts of the body:

L1 – abdomen, reproductive organs, legs, feet, large intestine, bladder
L2 – reproductive organs, legs, feet, large intestine, bladder, appendix, abdomen
L3 – reproductive organs, bladder, prostate, large intestine, legs, feet
L4 – buttocks, legs, feet, prostate, muscles of the lower back
L5 – buttocks, legs, feet, toes, prostate

Possible Symptoms & Conditions:

  • Pain / Numbness / Tingling / Stiffness – ankle, calf, foot, knee, legs, lower back

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea

  • Gas pain

  • Irritable Bowel

  • Colitis

  • Bladder Problems

  • Menstrual Problems

R3vive Chiropractic Penticton Chiropractic Dr Aras
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