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Applied Kinesiology

By traveling through the nervous system and other interconnected biological pathways, a disorder of one part of the body may eventually begin to trigger discomfort in another seemingly unrelated part. The holistic practice of kinesiology was designed to determine how and where a problem began and work to contain and control it.

Many patients at Total Health have benefited from kinesiology therapy, which can relieve musculoskeletal conditions that cause problems in various areas. After a thorough consultation through which our expert team will learn about and evaluate your physical, chemical, mental, and structural wellness, we will determine a comprehensive course of treatment, which may include acupuncture or massage therapy, custom tailored to suit your comfort level and lifestyle.

If you are suffering with pain, weakness, or any kind of discomfort for which you cannot confirm the cause, the holistic approach of applied kinesiology may be just what you need from our team at Total Health.

*Total Health offers Applied Kinesiology in Berkeley Heights.

Applied Kinesiology FAQS

What are the benefits of Applied Kinesiology incorporated into Chiropractic Care?

Applied kinesiology is a way for our chiropractors to evaluate your health through manual muscle testing. It has been shown to give direct insight into the functioning of the nervous system and organs of the body. This method can be used to identify the underlying causes of health issues and imbalances.

Applied kinesiology helps to identify conditions that can benefit from treatment including injuries, aches and pains, low energy, stress induced problems, digestive issues, and more.

Our chiropractor will conduct a full assessment to understand your health history and lifestyle. By applying gentle pressure, your muscle strength will be measured to determine if the muscle strength remains “intact” or fully functioning. If the muscle is weak, several factors will be evaluated to determine the cause of the weakness. Treatment may also include nutritional supplements which can help to correct imbalances.

Applied Kinesiology is incorporated into chiropractic care sessions. The initial consultation can take approximately 60 minutes. Follow-up appointments are typically shorter. It is generally recommended that sessions are scheduled 1 to 2 weeks apart. Most patients will start to see results after 3-5 sessions.

Yes. Applied kinesiology is a safe and noninvasive holistic approach with minimal temporary side effects. It can provide the insight needed to bring you to full health.

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