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 Elizabeth M. Wisniewski, DC,

ATH Co-Editor of Chiropractic

What happens when you lose your sight and you no longer get all of those important visual cues and non verbal communication observations? You literally are either going to sink or swim. You are going to be a thriving part of society or you will go through the motions of life and never fulfill your greatest potential. I chose to swim when I lost most of my sight. It allowed me to clear out the visual disturbances of modern society and focus on my other senses and more importantly to develop my own special heart space communication...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: We communicate with people everyday. How often do we communicate from our heart space - from our most loving place? It is important to remember that we have a loving center, from which to relate to others. Following these 6 steps, we can become re-connected with this place.

 

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by Dr. Kevin Bloom

According to statistics, up to 80% of the population suffers from some form of back pain. Yet unfortunately, when it comes to finding relief from low back pain, there doesn't seem to be a one-size-fits-all solution...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Anyone reading this has most likely experienced at least one episode of back pain - 80% of the population has. Why do some people go to their chiropractor while others see an acupuncturist, and some rely on pain medications? This article explains why treating back pain is an individualized approach.

 

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by Bradley Kobsar, DC

No one is talking about this. But if you ask me, it’s one of the biggest threats we are facing every single day.

It sneaks up on you, slowly and quietly, and it happens when you least expect it...

 

Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Spinal subluxations are caused by three things:Traumas, toxins, and thoughts. In this article Dr. Brad Kobsar discusses toxins, in the form of "fake" Estrogen. These compounds are hidden in many products and can cause deadly health problems. Learn where these toxins are hiding, how to avoid them, and safer alternatives. Following these guidelines and getting your spine and nervous system checked by a chiropractor will allow for a lifetime of terrific health.

 

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by Dr. Jessica Hiebert, DC

Slouching forwards on your computer all day can leave you feeling sore, tired and in a lot of pain.


It can lead to reduced lung, heart and intestinal function, headaches and jaw, neck and back pain. Over time your body structurally changes and adapts to these habits making the problem even worse...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Your posture is a great indicator of the health of your spine. Take a look in the mirror or have a friend check out your posture. Some things to look at include noticing that one shoulder is lower or your head tilts to one side. Dr. Jessica Hiebert describes a simple exercise that can be done everyday to improve your posture.

 

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"Everyone deserves to be healthy and express their full potential from the time they are born, through their last breath of life. This includes you!"

~Dr. Eric Plasker, Developer of the 100 Year Lifestyle

 

 

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by Eric Plasker, DC

From the moment you were conceived, you were blessed with the blueprints, the intelligence, and the Innate Life Expectancy to live an active healthy life to 80, 90, 100 years and beyond; maybe even way beyond...

 

Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: If you knew you were going to live to 100 how would you change your life? Dr. Eric Plasker is the best selling author of 'The 100 Year Lifestyle' and a practicing chiropractor. His program and books teach you how to live a healthy life from the first breath of life until the last.Read this article and then decide the steps you are going to take to live a better life.

 

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by Abbey Denaro, DC
ATH Co-Editor of Chiropractic

Winter is over and we’ve had our first heat wave, which for many people means it’s time to get the garden ready. With spring in the air, you look forward to getting out in the garden but you’re not looking forward to feeling sore after all the kneeling, pulling, leaning, and twisting...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Gardening is not an easy task and our backs know it! As they say: "The best fertilizer is your own shadow". Here are some tips on how to save your back so you can have a relaxing and pain-free gardening season.

 

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by Dr. Jessica Hiebert, DC

To most people, “good posture” simply means sitting and standing up straight. One of the largest myths about posture is that if you sit-up straight or stand-up straight you will correct your posture...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Many people are told that they can fix their posture just by sitting up straight. Dr. Hiebert explains how posture is controlled by the unconscious part of the brain. Utilizing chiropractic care, the neurological system is re-trained to assume the correct posture.

 

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by Dr. Sarah Hillesheim, DC

Chances are you’ve been in a car accident or know someone who has.  Accidents happen all the time whether you hit a deer, run into a sign, hit another vehicle or someone hits you...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: If you've ever been involved in a car accident, you know that taking care of the car is usually the first priority. Unfortunately, if your body is not taken care of, that can lead to chronic conditions later on. Dr. Hillesheim explains the process of healing after an accident.

 

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by Dr. Jason Watts, DC

Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life. You bring this little bundle of joy into your home. You knew the first few months will be a challenge, getting up every few hours for feedings...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: March is Colic Awareness Month. Colic is when a baby cries for at least 3 hours per day. It is also one of the most common reasons why parents bring their children to the chiropractor.

 

 

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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. Mark Smith, DC, BSc Knes

We live in a society increasingly demanding of all things ‘instant’.  Instant information, instant entertainment, instant food, instant gratification, and instant symptom relief...

 

Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: One of the most common concerns when someone starts Chiropractic care is how long will I have to come for visits? There is not a standard answer for this because it varies greatly on the individual patient. Dr. Mark Smith goes over the variables when determining how long Chiropractic care will take for you.

 

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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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