Applied Kinesiology at Horning Chiropractic Center

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Applied Kinesiology

What is Applied Kinesiology

Applied kinesiology (AK) serves as a diagnostic approach utilized within chiropractic and complementary medicine, alternatively referred to as manual muscle testing. AK evaluates various dimensions of health by assessing muscle strength. It conceptualizes health as a triad encompassing structural, chemical, and emotional components, each representing a side of an equilateral triangle known as the “triad of health.” Imbalances in one aspect can trigger compensatory reactions in others, potentially exacerbating health issues and veering individuals away from wellness and towards illness.

Applied Kinesiology Commonly Asked Questions

Applied kinesiology (AK) offers a comprehensive approach to improving health by assessing various aspects of the body’s function and well-being. Through muscle testing, AK aids chiropractors in pinpointing muscle function, confirming the effectiveness of adjustments, and assessing factors like gait, range of motion, and posture. Additionally, AK can identify irritants, pinpoint food sensitivities, and uncover nutritional deficiencies, all while prioritizing treatment to address imbalances effectively.

By harnessing the body’s innate wisdom, applied kinesiology (AK) empowers practitioners to prioritize and tailor treatments for optimal health outcomes. Through muscle testing, AK aids in pinpointing muscle function, confirming the effectiveness of adjustments, and assessing factors like gait, range of motion, and posture. Moreover, AK can identify irritants, guide supplement selection and dosage, pinpoint food sensitivities, uncover nutritional deficiencies, and prioritize treatment to address imbalances efficiently and effectively.

Muscle testing operates on the principle that the body communicates its health needs, aiming to restore balance and wellness. Applied kinesiology serves as a conduit for deciphering this bodily language, enabling individuals to access their innate wisdom for health assessment. As a noninvasive method, muscle testing swiftly and accurately identifies health needs, complementing other diagnostic modalities like physical exams, health histories, and lab tests. While it’s not a standalone tool, applied kinesiology’s unique ability to detect imbalances early on distinguishes it, facilitating preventive interventions before conditions escalate into more serious health issues.

Applied kinesiology facilitates a dialogue between the body and the practitioner, allowing for swift and accurate health assessments. By tapping into the body’s inherent wisdom, muscle testing serves as a noninvasive means to identify health needs efficiently. While it’s essential to integrate other diagnostic data, such as physical exams and lab tests, applied kinesiology’s early detection of imbalances distinguishes it as a valuable preventive tool, enabling proactive interventions to address concerns before they develop into more significant health challenges.

While Applied Kinesiology does not treat conditions, it is a powerful tool to help us understand the body. Once we receive information from Applied Kinesiology, we can then decide on the appropriate treatment plan for you.

Applied kinesiology (AK) is completely safe. It is a gentle tool used to understand the muscles and body overall. There is no force or side effects. 

In the first appointment, clients receive a detailed consultation, followed by muscle testing and evaluation. While lying down, the practitioner applies gentle pressure to assess the resistance of muscles, often using an arm or leg, to identify internal imbalances.

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