Professional Kinesiology

Professional Kinesiology is the study of movement of the body, it’s a useful diagnostic tool that can be used to find and help treat illnesses through identifying weaknesses in the musculoskeletal system.

Professional Kinesiology has its roots in chiropractic, employing a similar concept to understand the body’s function. Professional Kinesiology uses the link between any weaknesses in certain muscle groups with corresponding organs to identify and treat health concerns.

It utilises biofeedback, a form of muscle monitoring, within the body to discover the source of both physiological, mental and nutritional imbalances. From here, your kinesiology specialist can help realign the areas of concern as well as give you the tools you need to help your body outside of your kinesiology sessions.

In working with the systems your body already has, kinesiology can uncover the root cause of many everyday complaints. This gives you the opportunity to find a course of treatment that’s right for you and your body’s unique needs. There are a range of tools and techniques that may follow from a kinesiology appointment, including nutritional advice, acupressure and chiropractic.

Why go to a kinesiologist?

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Sometimes we feel something isn’t working quite the way it’s meant to within our bodies. Often, narrowing down exactly what’s causing a health concern can be a challenge. While it’s relatively easy to treat the symptoms, kinesiology can expose the root cause. This better enables the body to recover fully, utilising its own systems to rectify the issue with the correct support and treatment. There’s a number of reasons you might visit a kinesiologist, including seeking treatment for both physiological and mental complaints such as:

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Managing stress and anxiety levels.

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Low energy levels and relieving lethargy to give you more energy.

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Gastro-intestinal issues like constipation, IBS and improving gut health.

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Persistent neck and shoulder pain as well as headaches and migraines.

You can also benefit from kinesiology if you already have a diagnosis and are seeking new ways to support your body’s natural function. It can also be an option for you if you’d like to try a drug-free option to help manage pain from an illness. Your kinesiologist will be able to consult with you regarding any existing medication or treatment you’re currently using to find the best complementary techniques.

How does kinesiology work?

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When undertaking kinesiology tests, your practitioner will get you to lift, press or move in a way that tests muscle strength. The concept behind it is that muscles act like a map within your body.

Each muscle group has correspondences elsewhere in your system that can be linked to both physical and mental health. When a kinesiologist tests those muscles, if there’s a weakness detected this can help narrow down where and why an issue is occurring. Depending on your consultation, different muscle groups will be tested to narrow down the root cause of your illness or health complaint.

What should I expect from a kinesiology appointment?

When visiting with a kinesiologist, your muscle strength will be checked. You may be seated or standing depending on the muscle that’s being tested.

Appointment length can vary and depending on the reason you’re seeking treatment, you may want to return for three to five treatments initially with maintenance visits as necessary. They’ll range in length too, sometimes as short as 15 minutes through to a full 45 minute treatment.

Willesee Healthcare is located at:
1/19 Broughton St
Kirribilli NSW 2061

Just 4.2 kilometres north-east of the Sydney central business district, we’re easily accessible and cater to the surrounding areas.

To book in for a consultation, contact us by phone or email, or book an appointment now.