applied kinesiology FUNCTIONAL HEALTHCARE
Applied Kinesiology (AK) is a system that evaluates the chemical, structural, and physical aspects of health. Applied Kinesiology uses manual muscle testing, which is a non-invasive way to evaluate body function, a unique part in healing arts. The combined words "Applied and Kinesiology" represent the basis of the system. Which is using manual muscle testing to evaluate the function of the body through certain dynamics of the musculoskeletal system.
What IS Functional Medicine & how can YOU benefit from it?
Functional Medicine is a systems biology based approach that focuses on finding & addressing the ROOT cause of disease. Dr. Johnson DC will take time to listen to you and your body to determine the root cause of the illness or the problem you are facing concerning YOUR health.
functional healthcare tests used at johnson chiropractic & acupuncture
how applied kinesiology and functional healthcare work together:
Applied Kinesiology finds the root of the disruption happening in the body, and functional healthcare finds a treatment to heal the root. Making the body work properly, and be supplied with what it needs to be structurally balanced chemically, physically, and mentally.
Conditions dr. kirk johnson Dc treats with Functional Medicine:
Auto Immune Diseases
Food Allergies & Sensitivities
Women's Health Disorder's (PMS, Menopause, Polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS).
Metabolic Syndrome, Prediabetes,
Dr Johnson DC will take time to listen to you and your body, in order to find the root cause, not just the problem on the surface. Dr Johnson will give you supplements to help your body balance all of it's levels, and Dr Johnson can also do food sensitivites tests to determine if your problem is caused by a food your body is reacting poorly to .
Food Sensitivity Test- IgG or ALCAT
IgG food sensitivity testing will show your immune systems reaction via the IgG pathway. ALCAT testing using whole white blood cell morphology to determine your body's reaction to foods.
MTHFR is a methylation gene that determines if you can metabolize folic acid properly. This test is of high importance especially for females wanting to get pregnant.
GUT MICROBIOME TEST
This is a stool test that will show many insights into the GI system. The test will show bacterial concentrations, detect any pathogenic bacteria and also show markers for gut dysbiosis.
These are some of the most common tests done here at Johnson Chiropractic & Acupuncture. Make sure to contact us there's a test you'd like to get done that's not mentioned here!
FEMALE HORMONE PANEL
The female hormone panel is a very effective lab test to determine any imbalance in female hormones. We we use this information to determine balance of progesterone and estrogen which has keys to health.
The micronutrient panel tests vitamin, and mineral concentrations to determine the exact supplements and exact dosages you need to be in optimal levels.