Applied Kinesiology

What is applied kinesiology?

Applied Kinesiology (AK) is a study of muscles and the science of testing and balancing them to restore balance in the body. It was developed by Dr. George J. Goodheart, a chiropractor and his colleagues in the United States in the 1960s. Ak is a form of alternative medicine and has two main phases - diagnostics and treatment. Diagnosis is made through muscle testing and treatment is prescribed according to the patient and may include acupuncture, chiropractic, manual therapies, nutritional testing and etc. In short, the AK practitioner detects an imbalance in a muscle and then sets out to find out why that muscle is not functioning properly.

Triangle Wellness

AK considers health as a triangle - each of its sides represents respectively structural, biochemical and psychological part of the human body. If the three sides are equal, then the person is in harmony and in excellent health. If one of the sides shortens (a health problem occurs) it directly affects the othe two and optimal health is reduced.

Suitable cases for treatment

  • joint problems;
  • assessment and correction of muscle tone;
  • neuralgia;
  • impaired interaction between muscles, bones, nerves, joints and tendons, spine;
  • impaired interaction between the patient's diet and biochemistry;
  • impaired interaction between psychological and physiological elements.

What are the purpose of applied kinesiology?

  • to restore normal nerve function;
  • to achieve normal endocrine, immune, digestive and other functions of internal organs;
  • intervene early in degenerative processes to prevent or delay the onset of pathological changes;
  • to restore the balance of posture, disorders in proper gait and improve the volume of movement;

First visit

The first visit to the practitioner of AK is about one hour, but the next are between 20-30 minutes. He will ask you in detail about your past health problems. The kinesiological part of the examination for nutrient deficiency and sensitivity to food, as well as analysis of posture.

For more information and to shedule an appointment, please contact the register of SBALAGRM "Sofia"

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