Applied Kinesiology

Applied Kinesiology

What is Applied Kinesiology?

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Applied Kinesiology, also referred to as “AK” and well known as “Biomechanics”, was developed by Dr. George Goodheart in 1964. Dr. Goodheart used bioenergetics response by testing the strength of his patient’s muscles. This highly customized and detailed system of analysis allowed Dr. Goodheart to evaluate numerous aspects of a patient's state of health by evaluating and treating postural and muscular dissimilarities, neurovascular and neurolymphatic points, subluxations, cranial-sacral movements, acupuncture meridians and nutritional standing.

Studies over time prove that Applied Kinesiology is a highly effective treatment system which differs from traditional medicine by focusing on the care of the entire body as a whole, not just individual parts.

Applied Kinesiology at Sacramento Applied Kinesiology allows Dr. Steven K. Barham, D.C. to evaluate various forms of illness, which may have a high chance of leading to disease. The best part about Applied Kinesiology is that it permits health examination for patients without the physical and mental stress of intrusion.

How can Applied Kinesiology be used to diagnose and treat patients?

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Applied Kinesiology is a method of diagnosis and treatment based on the belief that various muscles are linked to particular organs and glands. Most health care professionals do not rely solely on Applied Kinesiology treatment, but rather in addition with other holistic treatment options because it allows Dr. Steven K. Barham, D.C. to perform better diagnostics on patients.

Dr. Steven K. Barham, D.C. relies partially on body language (such as analyzing posture) and manual muscle testing to determine specific muscle weaknesses in various areas of the body that may be signaling internal problems such as nerve damage, reduced blood supply, chemical imbalances or other organ or gland problems.

Applied Kinesiology is known to safely help determine illnesses, diseases and other conditions such as abdominal pain, cancer, diabetes, headaches, learning disabilities, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease, vertigo, and many other health problems.

What does the triangle of Applied Kinesiology represent?

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The three sides on the triangle symbolizes the three fundamental aspects of a patient’s health: chemical, structural, and emotional. When a patient is experiencing disease or sickness, it is usually due to one of these three aspects being off balance. Applied Kinesiology helps determine the cause of the problem, whether it be chemical, structural and emotional, in order to resolve painful and chronic symptoms, conditions and illnesses, rather than only temporarily resolving symptoms.

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Myofascial Release

All throughout your body are connective tissues known as “Fascia” that tie everything together. Your Fascia runs through your organs, muscles, nerves and blood cells.

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Nutritional Counseling

Do you know what is good for you? We provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices to enhance our patients return to optimal health.

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Diversified Adjustment

Similar to many other Chiropractic and Osteopathic adjustment and manipulation techniques, Diversified Technique is recognized as a high-velocity, low amplitude thrust.

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