As C2 spinal vertebra is the second of the seven cervical vertebrae and follows the C1 vertebra. As the first two segments in the cervical spine, the C1 and C2 vertebrae support the head.
A misaligned C1 vertebra can create any number of issues, including affecting the following body systems: The C2 vertebrae is also called the Axis, and it’s the second one down in your neck. It’s a hinge that helps your C1 pivot and allows you to turn your head left and right.
The C2-C5 spinal motion segments comprise three individual segments: C2-C3, C3-C4, and C4-C5. This group of motion segments starts with the C2 vertebra near the top of the cervical spine and ends in the mid-cervical spine at the C5 vertebra.