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 Theodore Herazy DC, LAC

Radiculopathy is the medical term for a pinched nerve that happens in a very unique way in one particular region of the body. The difference between a pinched nerve and radiculopathy is only where they occur...

 

Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: In this article Dr. Herazy discussed the difference between a pinched nerve and radicculopathy. He uses a mechanical lens to examine these conditions. As a retired DC and LAC, Dr. Herazy has been advocating for natural healing for over 42 years and provides a clear explanation of these conditions in this article.

 

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by Keith Wassung

In 1986 I was on top of the world. I had just won the All Navy Weightlifting Championships and had set a national drug free record in the bench press...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Everyone knows the story - You go the doctor for a headache and soon enough, you're taking three different medications to control side effects. Keith Wassung's story went further - taking 18 prescription drugs and his health was still declining. Going from a Champion weight lifter to being bed-ridden, his last resort was to a Chiropractor. It saved his life and Keith is now a well-known and well-respected Chiropractic advocate.

 

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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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Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: In chiropractic we discuss innate and universal intelligence. We know that the body has an amazing ability to self-heal and regulate! This video discusses how to tap into this inner wisdom through several strategies. Using these, as well as regular chiropractic adjustments, will allow for optimal life expression and a discovery of your own inner wisdom.

 

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by Dr. Mark Huntsman, DC

Thinking creatively is a state of mind that enables you to approach tasks, problems, and situations with openness to alternatives.  It’s basically a way of looking at problems or situations from a fresh perspective that suggests unorthodox solutions...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Researchers found that people are more creative after receiving a chiropractic adjustment and the effects can last up to 8 days! Need some motivation and new creative energy? Get adjusted!

 

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by Dr. Greco, DC

Overuse injuries occur to muscle, joints, ligaments and connective tissue (fascia) when they are stressed without adequate time for repair...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Did you know that most people spend an average of 8-18 hours a day performing the same task? Things like typing and prolonged sitting lead to overuse injuries, which can turn into chronic problems. Dr. Greco explains why overuse injuries develop and why it's so important to prevent them.

 

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Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Every chiropractor has a different reason for why they became a doctor of chiropractic. After the tragedy of 9/11, Rhea Zimmerman was inspired to help and love people through the use of her hands and heart. She is now in the process of making this movie, Love Bomb. This is a trailer of the movie, which captures the true essence of our common mission at AllThingsHealing.com.

 

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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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by Dr. Jessica Hiebert, DC

Many patients ask: “Dr. Hiebert, what pillow do you recommend?” The answer to that question is both simple and complicated.

Simple Part: The most desirable position for sleeping is one that keeps the spine in perfect alignment...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: So many people are sleeping with old pillows or ones that do not provide good spinal support. Improper spinal alignment while you sleep can lead to neck pain and headaches that can ruin your day. Dr. Jessica Hiebert gives her recommendation for the best addition to any pillow.

 

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by Elizabeth Wisniewski, DC,
ATH Co-Editor of Chiropractic

Following one of my intense dance sessions, I have had several people come up to me only to be totally shocked that I cannot see! It is beyond their comprehension that a sightless person can dance, twirl, spin, and follow a partner without being able to see subtle visual cues...

 

Editor's Note from Beth Wisniewski: In this article I discuss genuinely connecting with your innate intelligence through the arts. When the nervous system is free from any and all interference you are then able to reach your full genetic potential and live the life you have imagined!

 

 

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Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Several recent studies suggest that certain types of doctors are more stressed out than others. In this video the MD reviews the new research and provides some possible explanations behind the stress.

 

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by Dr. Jacob Martin, DC & Elizabeth M. Wisniewski, DC
ATH Co-Editor of Chiropractic

Embracing a biodynamic lifestyle means proactively taking care of the health of your mind, body spirit and environment. When any of these are out of balance your health will be negatively impacted. Achieving balance takes tremendous practice and will never be perfect...

 

Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: The mission at ATh is to heal mind, body, spirt and planet. In this article I discuss embracing a biodynamic lifestyle which allows you to find balance and true health.

 

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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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