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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Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Medical Inc. will premier in late August at the Florida Chiropractic Association convention in Orlando. It explores the 14 year  law suit in which four chiropractors sued the American Medical Association under the anti-trust act and won. The AMA illegally created a "contain and eliminate" campaign to systematically destroy the chiropractic profession...




Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Yes, chiropractic does work! This video reviews three studies proving the effectiveness of chiropractic care for low back pain. 80% of Americans will experience low back pain in their lifetime and rather than popping a NSAID you should go to your chiropractor first. Although pain may be what brings you to a chiropractor, it is important to know that chiropractors address the cause of disease which is a subluxation in your spine. Regular chiropractic care will increase your overall quality of life by allowing your nervous system to function at an optimal level.




Editor's note from Elizabeth M. Wisniewski: In this TDX talk chiropractor Dr. Eric Goodman explains how modern life has led to improper movement patterns causing chronic pain. He demonstrates how to actively adapt (changing how you move) in order to get yourself out of chronic pain.



by Shawn Dill DC

Upper cervical chiropractic has been shown to assist with dozens of ailments ranging from back pain and fibromyalgia to headaches and sleeping disorders. The gentle, nonintrusive adjustments made by an upper cervical chiropractor allow the body to realign and assist itself. Standard chiropractors tend to use more moderate pressure and different techniques, but both forms of chiropractic care are considered alternatives to standard medical practices.


Editor's note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Chiropractic care along with massage therapy is an effective way to promote self healing in the body. This article describes how these two natural healing professions can work together as a conservative health care option that is both safe and highly effective. 



by Dr. Coralee Thompson, M.D.

Premum non nocere. Every health care professional knows this phrase well – first do no harm. Unfortunately, most health care professionals and even consumers don’t realize or consider that the current health care system can cause enough harm to outweigh the overall benefit that health care provides.

by Dr. Jeffrey Tucke

From personal experience I understand back pain. I've dealt with an unstable lower lumbar region and the consequence...on/off back pain, for the past twenty years. I have come to understand exactly what happens when we feel pain in the spine. I've learned through managing my own condition and treating thousands of sufferers in my Chiropractic Rehab practice – for nearly three decades – that when it comes to low back pain and treatment "One size does not fit all."






Editor's Note from Dr. Jeffrey Tucker: Laser therapy is becoming part of mainstream medicine, because of strong scientific evidence.  It's simple - laser helps tissue regeneration and enhances healing and has anti-inflammatory effects...




by Dr. Alpa V. Patel

A new study from American Cancer Society researchers finds it’s not just how much physical activity you get, but how much time you spend sitting that can affect your risk of death. Researchers say time spent sitting was independently associated with total mortality, regardless of physical activity level...


Editor's Note from Dr. Jeffrey Tucker: It's not just how much physical activity you get, but how much time you spend sitting that can affect your risk of death. Researchers say time spent sitting was independently associated with total mortality, regardless of physical activity level...



by Abbey Denaro BS, CPT, Chiropractic Intern,

ATH Co-Editor of Chiropractic

Most women are under the impression that pregnancy is a nine-month time frame dedicated to sacrificing your body in order to give new life. Of course it is true that, in the end, those nine months will certainly be worth the pain – but what if you could spend that time enjoying your life and embracing the experience of life within you, rather than wishing the time away?...


Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Between 50-80% of all pregnant women experience back pain. Just because it is common, does not mean that it is normal and acceptable to be in such pain. More and more soon-to-be-mom’s are seeking chiropractic care to prevent pain and optimize their body’s functioning for the benefit of the growing baby. 



by Dr. Jeffery Tucker, DC

Sciatica is a symptom more than a condition, as it refers to pain which refers down the back of the legs, rather than to the cause of the pain. The cause of Sciatica can be from the lumbar spine, where a disc is irritated and is compressing the sciatic nerve, or this compression can occur at the point where the sciatic nerve passes under (or through in some cases) the piriformis muscles in the buttocks...




What causes back and neck pains and how can you avoid them by adapting your posture? This short film about healthy computing provides useful insights about how to sit and stand up while working at your desk...




by Dr. Stephen Gangemi
Unfortunately many patients are at the mercy of their physicians who only know, well, what they know. They know no natural method of fighting inflammation and most do not understand that inflammation can be blocked by means other than medications.

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Chiropractors and Subluxation Correction

Reprinted from the Massachusetts Chiropractic Society

To understand chiropractic you first have to understand how the body works. Our bodies have the knowledge and ability to keep us healthy (chiropractors call this "Innate Intelligence").


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