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Muscle testing is an incredibly useful diagnostic tool used properly by only a handful of health professionals.

When you find a weak muscle, you have uncovered a real or potential injury. Find a patient with NO strong muscles and you have someone who is really sick and has no hope of an accurate diagnsis or treatment from any other practitioner.

A lot of health professionals test muscles but most do it badly. They don’t fully understand that muscle tone is the real key to indestructible health and a robust body.

Weak muscles can’t support joints and ligaments and it’s only a matter of time before those ligaments become sprained, strained, inflamed or arthritic.

But why proprioceptive?

We all know proprioception is commonly described as “body position sense”.

What we miss is that the only reason our brain needs to know where our limbs are is to to be able to control our muscle tone.

When we change proprioception (and other afferent input) we change muscle tone.

Knowing this changes your muscle testing from a diagnostic curiosity to a treatment powerhouse.

Proprioceptive muscle testing is the fastest and easiest way to determine if your patient has muscle weakness. It could well be the ONLY WAY to find the reasons why some patients continue to suffer from:

  • recurrent sprains
  • chronic strains
  • back pain
  • sciatica
  • neck pain
  • whiplash
  • fatigue
  • muscle weakness

Whether you’re a beginner or expert in muscle testing, the tips and techniques on this site will make sure your testing is objective and valid.

Make sure you sign up for the FREE TRAINING on the right side of this page and when you’re ready, you can go on to access hours of high-quality training, tips and hints, support and more all for less than you would normally pay for a regular seminar.

Getting Started

Check out these posts first:

Learn about proprioceptive reflexes

http://proprioception.org.uk/212/

http://proprioception.org.uk/the-withdrawal-reflex/

Then have a look at the Free Training and other videos.

Enjoy,

Simon King
Proprioceptive Medicine Practitioner

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