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Health Kinesiology

Health Kinesiology
By Keith Sides

Kinesiology (Kin-easy-ology) "the study of movement" is a therapy concerned with evaluating the function of the body at all levels through muscle testing.

A short history
The technique was developed in the states in the 1960s when an enlightened chiropractor, Dr George Goodhart, began combining aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine, notably acupuncture points, with a variety of western therapies that involved touch reflexes and muscle testing.

Dr Goodhart, through experimentation, established links between meridian flow, the major organs of the body and muscle function. His system Applied Kinesiology was sadly only taught to Medical Doctors and Chiropractors. Upon realising Kinesiologys potential Dr John Thie, one of Dr Goodharts earliest students, devised a simpler version called, Touch for Health, for non medical practitioners. Touch for Health has since become the basis for the many branches of Kinesiology in existence today.

Over the years many practitioners have developed their own form of Kinesiology; based on the theories and practices of Applied Kinesiology and Touch for Health. Amongst them Dr Jimmy Scott who founded the branch known as Health Kinesiology in the mid 1970s. Dr Scott devised a system that has at its heart the ability, through muscle testing, to communicate directly with the body and ask it what it needs to heal.

What can Health Kinesiology do for me?
At this point some of you will be asking the question how does the body communicate? Sensible question; how do we know when we are thirsty or hungry? How do we know when to sleep or even visit the bathroom? What tells us? The bodys inner wisdom or intelligence does.

The body has unique homeostatic mechanisms that are continuously working to regulate our blood sugar levels, our breathing, balance our hormones, produce energy, cleanse our systems and utilise nutrients amongst countless other functions that help maintain a balance in the body.

Occasionally the balance that our body works so hard to maintain is disturbed by stresses: allergens, emotional stress, trauma, even by using a PC or a mobile phone.

Health Kinesiology defines stress as anything that causes a disturbance at energy level within the body and so affected within the meridians. I often describe the meridian system to clients as a large complex road map that carries vital energy around the body, a complex of major and minor routes much like the roads in any town.

But sometimes there are accidents on these routes which cause the flow of traffic to stop, slow down or switch to another less suitable B road. We all know what happens to the surrounding roads when the motorway is closed because of an accident, chaos and blockages result around the affected area. This is the effect that any form of stress can have on the energy system.

So what causes the accidents to happen in my meridians? Living!!!!! Most people lead busy, stressful lives, have pressurised jobs, rely on ready cooked meals, dwell in polluted environments, surround ourselves with electromagnetic emissions from PCs , mobile phones, televisions and other electrical items, they may have limiting belief systems, worries or fears, to name but some of the potential stressors. Health Kinesiology helps your body to clear away these accidents and get the traffic moving again by tapping into the bodys inner intelligence with the aid of muscle testing.

Muscle testing
Muscle testing involves the application of light pressure to a muscle, usually one in the arm. If a muscle gives way on testing is taken as a negative or no. If the muscle remains strong on testing then this is taken as a positive or yes. By testing the client in the presence of potential stresses; foods, chemicals, thoughts amongst many others the practitioner is able to determine what weakens, stresses, the energy system and more importantly what will strengthen it.

In order to help remove the stress from the system; the practitioner will use information gained through testing to select appropriate acupuncture points for the treatment. Depending on the nature of the correction, the practitioner will either hold or tap the points thus retuning and rebalancing the energy system whilst supporting the bodys natural healing mechanisms.

Kinesiology treatment
The treatment of client concerns is varied and can include:

  • Testing for food intolerance limits
  • Testing and desensitising of allergies to food, chemical, environmental, pollen
  • Testing and rectifying of nutritional imbalances
  • The use of magnets in the case of pain, headaches, migraines
  • Detoxifying the body of drugs, vaccinations, heavy metals etc
  • Flower essences and essential oil

Health Kinesiology has been successful in alleviating symptoms associated with:

  • Sensitivities around electronics
  • Allergies including the side effects of drugs
  • Skin problems
  • Asthma and Hay Fever
  • Emotional upset
  • Low energy Sleep problems
  • Geopathic stress issues

Keith Sides is a registered Health Kinesiologist and practises from a number of clinics in and around London and also from home. Keith is also a Reiki Master and currently studying Herbal Medicine. For further information or to book an appointment with Keith please call him directly on 020 8801 8547 or 07984 098629. You can also email Keith at

Clinics where you will find Keith:

4 Heddon Court Parade
Cockfosters Road
Tel: 020 8449 5191

The Healthworks
111a Hoe Street
London E17 4RX
Tel: 020 8503 7794

Wood Green Complementary Health Clinic
Wood Green
London N22 5JN
Tel: 020 8888 2308