Written by Dr. Matthew Alvord, DC, DPhCS            There are many things in our daily life when we measure one place to see how something is in another place. For example, the dashboard in our car gives important feedback about what is happening under the hood. The monitor on our desk gives us details about the processing of the computer under the table. And a barometer on the ground can tell us what is going on in the sky.          This is true for the body as well. Eye exams can determine dozens of illnesses elsewhere in the body. Nail beds on our fingers can reveal various conditions happening anywhere else.  And checking the pulse at our wrist can tell us information throughout the body; especially the heart in our chest.             People often ask us how we can tell what is going on in their spine by looking at their feet. We can take for granted all ...

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