Applied Kinesiology is one of the emerging studies in the chiropractic field based on the study of muscles and movement of the patient’s body as a diagnosis and treatment mechanism. It views the body as an interacting set of different parts that may affect each other in combination with chiropractic methods. It may be described as a diagnostic tool using muscle testing approach combined with other methods to prepare an integrated service for the patient tailored to suit his or her condition.
The diagnosis, in general includes detection of weak muscles in the body and to determine the root cause of why it is not functioning properly. The physician can better analyze and prescribe the appropriate therapy to eliminate muscle weakness to help the patient.
Various therapies that can be utilized include the following:
- Specific Joint Manipulation/Mobilization
- Myofascial therapies
- Cranial Technique
- Meridian Therapy
- Clinical Nutrition
- Dietary Management
- And many other reflex procedures.