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Applied Kinesiology

What is Applied Kinesiology and how does it work?

Our nervous system is responsible for controlling and sending signals to all tissues of the body. Muscles are tissues responsible for guarding and protecting our joints. A healthy nervous system allows muscles to have strength and function at their optimal level. Lack of strength or fatigue which people may or may not notice is caused from an imbalanced “Triad of Health”. The imbalance or weakness is a dis-ease on the body creating disease over time. Applied Kinesiology is a unique form of diagnosis in the healing arts, using manual muscle testing to determine anatomical areas of functional weaknesses.

A chiropractor trained in Applied Kinesiology will then use therapeutic techniques such as joint mobilization, chiropractic adjustments, manual muscle therapy, muscle stimulation, meridian therapy, dietary changes, supplement recommendations, stability exercises, and stress-reducing techniques.

 

Who can benefit from Applied Kinesiology?

Individuals seeking out or already receiving chiropractic care can benefit from the addition of Applied Kinesiology techniques. Applied Kinesiology aims to:

  1. Diagnose a person’s health status along with standard forms examinations.
  2. Restore postural imbalance and improve range of motion.
  3. Restore nerve function.
  4. Achieve optimal digestive, immune, endocrine, and other internal organ functions.
  5. Intervene early in dis-ease or degenerative processes to prevent pathological conditions.

gardeningMany people have experienced relief and correction of symptoms with the addition of Applied Kinesiology in their health plan. Some of these symptoms are: headaches, neck and or back pain, disc problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, fatigue, weakness, sleeplessness, lack of concentration, malabsorption, digestive problems, numbness and tingling, loss of function, loss of range of motion, and impaired daily activities just to name a few. Athletes also respond very well with Applied Kinesiology since they rely on optimal performance of muscle function. Call our office today to see how Applied Kinesiology can be a great added benefit to helping you achieve your healthcare goals.