CHIROPRACTIC
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.   

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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. Kerry McCord, DC, DIBAK

Applied kinesiology is a system of diagnosis that utilizes the manual muscle testing response as a reflection of the status of the anterior horn motor neuron pool of the muscle being tested. The fundamental objective of this new system of diagnosis is the evaluation and correction of nervous system irritation through the application of "natural therapies" designed to remove noxious irritants and restore normal neurological expression, thereby aiding in the promotion of health and the prevention of disease.


 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Dr. Bruce Lipton, renowned Cellular Biologist, describes how your DNA is simply a blueprint and not the sole determinant for your health. Your body is not just a machine; there is a "driver" as well - your innate.

 

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by Dr. Jeffrey Tucker, DC,

Your core is your center of gravity, located around your trunk and pelvis, and having a strong core is vital to good posture, muscle control, injury prevention, maximum athletic performance and even basic activities of daily living. There are a variety of ways to work the core muscles, and these days, it’s not always necessary to use free weights or weight machines. Body weight, foam rolls, stability balls, bands, tubing and medicine balls are tools that can be used at home, on your own, to create a solid foundation for developing dynamic strength in your torso, shoulders, arms and legs. Here are three key core exercises you can perform daily at home on your own...

 

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by The American Chiropractic Association

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most expensive of all work-related injuries. Over his or her lifetime, a carpal tunnel patient loses about $30,000 in medical bills and time absent from work.

CTS typically occurs in adults, with women 3 times more likely to develop it than men. The dominant hand is usually affected first, and the pain is typically severe...

 

Editor's Note: This patient information page is a public service of the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association. The information and recommendations appearing here are appropriate in most instances, but they are not a substitute or a diagnosis by a specialist. For specific information concerning your health condition, consult your doctor of chiropractic.

 

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by Dr. Karen Jacobson, DC

Fibromyalgia is chronic syndrome that among other symptoms  includes pain, multiple defined tender points in various areas  of the body, fatigue, sore, burning muscles and sleep issues. More commonly occurring  in women than men, it may also include headaches, bladder and bowl issues as well...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: If you or someone you know is suffering with Fibromyalgia, don't give up hope yet! Patient testimonials as well as research studies are indicating Chiropractic care as an important member of your health care team.

 

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by Dr. Phil Maffetone

Many people complain about getting old. They slow down, have more aches and pains, and lose strength. Their balance is lost, risking falls and broken bones. I’m not only talking about 70- and 80-year olds, but even people in their 40s and 50s have these signs and symptoms...

 

 

 

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by Aimee Carroll, DC

When pregnant, your new baby should be many things to you, but it shouldn't be a pain in the...pelvis! Outside of having a major trauma, such as a fall or car accident, symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD), is most commonly associated with being pregnant. Up to a third of pregnant women are affected with this and around one in four women have pain up to four months postpartum, with some even up to twelve months after the birth...


Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: As a woman's body changes during pregnancy, pain often accompanies other physical changes. Among them is symphysis pubis dysfunction. Read Dr. Aimee's article to find out if you have this dysfunction and what you can do about it.

 

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by Andre Broussard, D.C.

Fibromyalgia (FM) can be characterized by pain that is widespread, not limited to a single anatomical area but rather can affect the arms, legs, trunk, head and neck. This Health Update will concentrate on a few specific vitamin recommendations with the understanding that a “good” diet such as one low in glutens (wheat, oats, barley, rye), rich in fruits, vegetables, and lean meats, with an emphasis of omega 3 rather than omega 6 fatty acids, can be highly effective in and of itself...


by Lynne Sullivan, DC

The immune system is your body’s defense against invasion by foreign substances such as bacteria, viruses, and cancer cells.  It is composed of a complex system of specialized tissues, cells, and organs whose purpose is to recognize and destroy these harmful invaders, thus preventing the development of infection and disease.  Supporting and enhancing your immune system through healthy lifestyle choices as well as implementing select nutrients and herbs, and most of all having a healthy nervous system, will help reduce your susceptibility to colds, the flu, and other infections and diseases...

 

Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: People who get adjusted regularly are healthier overall. These patients report they are sick 1.5 times per year as opposed to people who do not get adjusted are sick 7 times per year. Dr. Lynne describes simple ways to have a healthy and fully functioning immune system in this article.

 

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Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: This video clip discusses the emerging science of consciousness and the human soul. For over 100 years chiropractors have talked about innate and universal intelligence. This may possibly be the evidence to support their vitalistic philosophy and help others to understand the principles of universal intelligence.

 

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by Dr. Amanda Halstead, DC

The large majority of people associate chiropractic with neck and back pain. When I tell people I specialize in working with pregnant women and children, I often receive puzzled glances. Common responses are, “I hope we don’t need you” and “Haha, my children don’t have back pain...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Children of all ages often have symptoms, like frequent colds and ear infections, asthma, colic, allergies, etc. These are not diseases, they are red flags that their bodies need some help to normalize itself. Luckily, children do not have years of stress interfering with their healing ability, so Chiropractic care can work wonders for many of these symptoms.

 

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Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: This is a short, yet powerful video of Dr. Eric Plasker discussing health care needs vs wants. Think about it for a moment... do you need to be healthy, or do you want to be healthy?

 

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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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