Applied Kinesiology 100-Hour Basic Course | Portland, OR
Take your practice to a higher level with our 100-hour Basic Course for Wellness Professionals, led by Dr. Michael McCall.
Dr. McCall, an ICAK Diplomate, has taken over 1,000 hours of Applied Kinesiology courses. He holds a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, and currently teaches a masters level class on endocrine and neurotransmitters. He has been practicing AK for 15 years and uses Chiropractic, Nutrition and AK to treat a multitude of conditions with much success.
Over a course of 7 weekends, each session will comprise of lecture, demonstration and applicable technique.
Each class builds upon the concepts of earlier classes, so we highly recommend taking the entire course. However, participants are welcome to select single sessions, if they prefer.
Who should take this course?
At a minimum, the course is open to healthcare professionals licensed in clinical diagnosis, and students enrolled in accredited colleges to earn licensure for the purpose of increasing accuracy and specificity in diagnosis and treatment plans. Ideally, this class is best for any physician who wants to learn more about how the body can communicate its innate intelligence to the physician’s educated intelligence.
o History of AK
o Offering a solid model of explanation to patients
o Lifestyle choices that affect health quality
o Emotional and psychological evaluations and treatment
o Emotional / Behavioral / Learning Disorders
o Glandular Imbalance Correction / PMS
o Stress Management via in depth understanding of the HPA axis
o Toxicity Disorders and its relationship to all chronic illness
o Chronic illness and immunodeficiency
o Allergy / Immunology / Food Sensitives
o Digestion and Elimination “Detox Pathways”
o Practical State of Art Clinical Nutritional Analysis
o Systemized Muscle Testing
o Cranial Sacral Therapy
o Spinal / Extremity Biomechanics and their correlations
o Vertebral Manipulative Correction
o Extremity Techniques
o Sports Injuries and Performance Assessments
o Comprehensive Athletic Performance Enhancements
o Temporomandibular Joint Diagnosis
o Pain Control through Acupuncture Meridians
o Acupuncture & Meridian Diagnosis Via Five Element Model
o The interrelationships of the procedures and how to effectively use them will be covered in depth and throughout
Doctor: $375 one weekend class / $2400 full 7 wks
UWS Faculty/Student/1st Yr Doc: $285 one weekend class / $1600 full 7 wks
2018/2019 Class Schedule
Class 1: Nov 10-11, 2018 - Intro to AK and muscle testing (science/art and philosophy). Cervical, lumbar, and pelvic muscle testing and AK protocols. AK evaluations of spine and extremity dysfunctions. AK evaluation of acute and chronic sports/physical trauma. Implementation of whole food nutrition-diet and supplementation. Intro to functional adrenal fatigue (as it presents with musculoskeletal/chronic conditions). Gait analysis. Introduction to AK application of cranial sacral.
Class 2: Jan 12-13, 2019 - AK ankle muscle evaluation. AK/SOT pelvic category II and III. Lumbar Disc evaluation. AK evaluation of shoulder and knee muscles. Vertebral fixations and specific bilateral muscle correlations. Ileocecal Valve syndrome as it pertains to musculoskeletal symptoms, chronic conditions, PMS and lymphatic drainage. Advanced gait analysis (PALO ALTO). Ankle and foot adjusting protocols and application of orthotics and orthopedics. Ligamentous protocols. AK evaluation of right and left brain function and afferent and efferent function.
Class 3: Mar 9-10, 2019 - Introduction to acupuncture meridian therapy and AK applications and protocols. Melzak-Wahl pain management. Basic auriculotherapy. Advanced proprioceptive protocols (PYRT). Functional Hypothyroid and Hyperthyroid protocols. Rotator cuff (SITS) AK muscle testing. Shoulder biomechanics and orthopedics. AK protocols to shoulder dysfunctions. Thoracic outlet syndrome.
Class 4: Apr 6-7, 2019 - Using the Temporal Sphenoidal Line for diagnosis. Holographic memory technique for post surgical care. Further Acupunctural evaluation (Ko Cycle). Iliolumbar ligament technique (Dr. Fred Ili). AK knee evaluation and manual manipulation correlations.
Class 5: May 4-5, 2019 - Using the Temporal Sphenoidal Line for diagnosis. Holographic memory technique for post surgical care. Further Acupunctural evaluation (Ko Cycle). Iliolumbar ligament technique (Dr. Fred Ili). AK knee evaluation and manual manipulation correlations.
Class 6: May 18-19, 2019 - AK spondylogenic reflex technique for spinal dysfunction. Advanced athletic training protocols. Essential Fatty Acid metabolism. AK treatment protocols for scoliosis. Pineal and HPA axis functional disorders. Blood pressure treatment protocols.
Class 7: Jun 1-2, 2019 - Blood pressure treatment protocols. Allergy treatments. Mind body medicine. Biochemistry of the B vitamin complex. AK muscle testing of the forearm, wrist and hand muscles. Carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Additional $50 fee when registering at the door
- Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be given only for cancellations made one week prior to the first seminar date (minus 10% fee for any processing). A partial refund will be given for cancellations made by the end of Session 1. No exceptions.
- Partial refund will not be granted for partial attendance. No exceptions.
- No video or audio recording equipment is permitted at any of the modules.
- Any persons found to be selling or profiting in any way from the sale of notes, audio or video recordings of Dr. Michael McCall, without expressed written permission from Dr. McCall, will be dismissed from the program and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
- Dr. McCall reserves the rights of admission.
- Every attempt is made to offer this program as announced. Dr. McCall reserves the right, however, to adjust program faculty, location, dates, times and tuition to accommodate unanticipated occurrences.
- Dr. McCall is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants due to program adjustments or cancellations.
- A professional code of conduct shall be maintained, you are contributing to an effort to help keep fees low and the overall educational environment one of constructive cooperation and professionalism.
- Instruction of material outside the scope of the seminar during seminar hours is prohibited.