What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic focuses on spinal health & the nervous system. AK is a diagnostic system which evaluates health needs using neurological muscle tests. Learn about the wonderful benefits of chiropractic applied kinesiology through chiropractic news & information. All Things Healing has editors that provide useful information about applied kinesiology chiropractics. Spiritual & Healing Practices: Chiropractic & Applied Kinesiology - Beyond conventional healing methods, there are different healing practices that chiropractors use to treat diseases. The Applied Kinesiology chiropractic method is of the various techniques chiropractors use in diagnosing health problems, especially those related to the muscles. Since chiropractors mainly focus on the musculoskeletal system, the treatments associated with it also deal with muscular issues. Chiropractic applied kinesiology, for one, involves manual muscle testing to evaluate the functional status of the body. Here, the three aspects of health are observed: the structural, chemical and mental. The applied kinesiology chiropractic technique is based on the premise that every organ dysfunction is related to a weakness in a specific corresponding muscle. When you visit your chiropractor and undergo chiropractic applied kinesiology method, your chiropractor will apply force to each target muscle or muscle group, and you’ll be asked to resist that force, during which the response of your muscles will be evaluated. An absence of smooth response usually means there is a problem or imbalance in the body. Such imbalance in the body is corrected using manual pressure on the specific muscle. Other kinds of treatments may also be employed alongside it such as joint manipulation and mobilization, clinical nutrition, dietary counseling and myofascial, cranial and meridian therapies. A generous amount of chiropractic information states that applied kinesiology is used as an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to healthcare. In fact, chiropractors are not the only ones who employ such healing practice; other professionals such as naturopaths, medical doctors, dentists, nutritionists, physical therapists, massage therapists, and nurse practitioners use it too. According to chiropractic news, applied kinesiology is also based on the philosophies of other holistic therapies, such as osteopathy, meridian therapy, and physical manipulation.   

Introduction to Chiropractic
Dr. Elizabeth Wisniewski became interested in chiropractic after she completed her undergraduate studies. She was recovering from her 30th eye surgery and was studying medical massage a...
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Elizabeth Wisniewski, DC
Dr. Abbey Denaro is a Chiropractor and graduate of Palmer West College of Chiropractic. As a Chiropractor with a background in Exercise Physiology and personal training, she has a clear...
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Abbey Denaro, DC, BS, CPT

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by Dr. Laura Bowen, DC

Runner's sometimes find themselves sidelined by shin pain. Frequently, the runner puts the pain down to "shin splints" and proceeds with rest and ice...


Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Having pain in your shins after exercising is very common and often labeled as "shin splints". Most shin splints are seen as just a typical result from exercise but it may be more than you think. In this article, Dr. Bowen describes other diagnoses for shin pain.



by Dr. Mark Smith, DC, BSc Knes

Sciatica is a problem I commonly see people walk (or more likely hobble or limp) into my office with in varying degrees of severity, from a slight numbness or tingling of the legs or feet to what’s been described to me as “a lightning bolt pain in the..” (well- you guessed it)...


Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Most people have probably been told they have Sciatica at one point in their life. Why is it so common and what exactly causes it?  Dr. Smith explains this all and how he uses different technology in his office.



by Dr. Frank Bowling, DC

It's about 10 p.m. on a week night, and I'm sitting in my office in the dark once again, staring at this computer screen.  I just watched a short video on Facebook by Dr. Jim Sigafoose, one of my early mentors, in which he tells the moving story of a very sick young girl whose family had nearly given up hope when, like so many others, they finally sought chiropractic care for her as a last resort...

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Chiropractors have an important message to tell the world: Your body is amazing! In Chiropractic college, we are urged and encouraged to tell the Chiropractic Story. Once people experience what chiropractic can do for their own healing powers, the response is usually, "Why didn't anyone ever tell me about this?" Dr. Bowling tells our story in this article.



by Dr. Jason Hare, DC

Scoliosis. It's a word most of us have heard before. But do you know what it is or how to look for it? It's a condition we see here at Pure Chiropractic, Nanaimo. Simply put, it's a curvature of the spine...

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Here are some quick steps you can do at home to see if you may have scoliosis. You may have been screened as a child, but like everything else in our bodies, our spine changes throughout life, too. A visit to a Chiropractor will give you more details about spine's curvature through an exam and x-rays.



by Lynne Sullican, DC

Every year, more and more people, of all ages are turning to chiropractors to improve their health and performance, not just injured workers or athletes.  Chiropractic is the fastest growing and the second largest primary care profession.  Chiropractic services are in high demand as we look for better ways to be healthy, other than relying on surgery of drugs...


Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: If you start seeing a chiropractor, you must go the rest of your life...right? Get all of your basic chiropractic questions answered by Dr. Lynne Sullivan in this article.



"We never know how far reaching something we think, say or do today will affect millions of lives tomorrow."

~B.J. Palmer D.C. , Developer of chiropractic





Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Co-founder of Girls, Gals and Gurus, Dr. Liz Anderson Peacock, discusses how stress is part of life. How you interpret and adapt to these stresses, will determine the quality of your life.



by Jeffrey Tucker, DC, DACRB

The ideal exercise program includes cardio/aerobic exercise, strength training, weight-bearing exercise, stretching, breathing and balance...


Editor's Note from Dr. Jeffery Tucker: If we all agree that exercise is vital to health, then let's figure out the best routine. The right mix of exercise can: Reduce the risk of premature death, reduce the risk of heart disease, reduce high blood pressure, reduce high cholesterol, reduce the risks of many cancers - including colon and breast cancer - reduce the risk of developing diabetes, reduce fat and optimize body weight, build and maintain healthy muscles, bones, and joints, reduce depression and anxiety, enhance performance in work and sport.




Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Dylan has cerebral palsy along with other motor development disorders. After seeing the best specialists in the world, it took Chiropractic care to give him the care and love that Dylan's body needed.




Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Chiropractors work with the innate intelligence of the body, which flows through the Central Nervous System. They adjust the spine to remove interference to innate. This film follows chiropractors who adjust animals and truly depicts the power of the adjustment.



by Jamie Lucia, DC

Chiropractic care of your equine athlete, as for all athletes, is most important in ensuring proper care of the nervous system and aiding in peak performance. Horses in particular are prone to spinal subluxation due to the abnormal stress pattern of equestrian use;   many of the conditioning rigors and training schedules are far from the normal biomechanical use for the equine spine and extremities...


Editor's Note from Beth Wisniewski: Is there an equine athlete in your life? Read this article by Dr. Jamie Lucia and learn why it is important to get your horse's spine and nervous system evaluated by a qualified chiropractor. Regular chiropractic care for you and your horse insures a healthier and longer life.





In this video Dr. Echols discuses the importance of digestion in nutrition, some common digestion problems including acid reflux or GERD, heart burn, etc. Believe it not, if you have stomach acid problems the solution is probably not to use an antacid or proton pump inhibitor to neutralize or stop stomach acid production...



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