Applied kinesiology


An alternative medicine method and chiropractic method using muscle tests to indicate muscle strengths and weaknesses in order to diagnose illness and prescribe treatment to an individual.

Alternative labels

chiropractic method
chiropractic methods, methods of applied kinesiology
manual therapy

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Applied kinesiology is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Applied kinesiology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Complementary therapist: Complementary therapists use a range of complementary and alternative therapies to work simultaneously with the clients` body, mind, and spirit in a holistic approach. They offer practices and services for holistic wellbeing, health maintenance, health education, health promotion and prevention of illness, along with the sustainable treatment of certain illnesses, especially chronic illnesses. Their practices include but are not limited to acupuncture, aromatherapy, banotherapy, homeopathy, and herbal medicine.




  1. Applied kinesiology – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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