Kinesiology does not treat named diseases, nor does it diagnose them. It is however may be able to access information about a person’s wellbeing and to promote physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health, and also determines the body’s muscle tension. It is beneficial to have a series of treatments. Kinesiology assists with the conditions such as:

  • chronic and acute pain
  • sports injuries
  • stress and confusion, depression and anxiety
  • digestive disorders
  • fatigue, tiredness and poor performance levels
  • learning and relationship difficulties
  • allergies


Kinesiology is a holistic approach and employs a range of techniques including:

  • acupressure
  • lymphatic massage
  • hypertonic muscle release
  • attention to reflex, trigger and body points
  • remedies, such as flower essences and homeopathics
  • nutritional advice


Muscle Monitoring accesses information often not available to the conscious mind. Benefits of energy balancing through kinesiology are:

  • reduction of stress and pain
  • correction of postural problems
  • increase of mental and physical performance (school, work, sport)
  • enhancement of learning in adults and children
  • determination of allergy triggers
  • personal development and promotion of health and general wellbeing


There are different styles of Kinesiology, which generally fall into three groups:

  • Applied Kinesiology: used by chiropractors, osteopaths, doctors and dentists
  • Traditional Kinesiology: mainly biomechanics and exercise physiology
  • Specialised Kinesiology: incorporates several modalities including Touch for Health, Applied Neurogenics, Applied Physiology, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Psych-Energetics, Allergetics, and Educational Kinesiology




Information adapted from Natural Therapy Pages, Better Health Channel Victoria and Kinesiology Connection.