Applied Kinesiology

Applied Kinesiology (AK) was developed in 1964 by Dr. George Goodhart. AK utilizes Muscle Testing - also called Muscle Response Testing (MRT) or Autonomic Response Testing (ART) - to evaluate the three functional aspects of well-being.

1) Structural

2) Biochemical

3) Emotional

Applied Kinesiology allows the skilled health practitioner to evaluate functional illness, which typically precedes disease. This highly individualized, in-depth system of analysis, allows Dr. Martenson to assess various aspects of a patient's state of health by evaluating and treating postural and muscular imbalances, neurovascular and neuro-lymphatic points, subluxation, cranial-sacral movement, acupuncture meridians and nutritional status. This is a highly effective treatment system which focuses on whole body care. AK enables health investigation without intrusion. AK gives insight into the underlying causes and solutions to many functional health problems.



For more information on AK visit the International College of Applied Kinesiology website at