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368,379 people killed, 306,096 injured and over $2,815,931,000 in economic damages

What's the harm in applied kinesiology?

Applied kinesiology is a variant of chiropractic that believes that muscle resistance can reveal body state. (Do not confuse with regular kinesiologists, who study body motion).  Read more about applied kinesiology

Here are 5 people who were harmed by someone not thinking critically.

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Isabella Denley

Age: 13 months
Kew, Victoria, Australia

Died (untreated epilepsy)
October 19, 2002

Isabella was prescribed medications for her epilepsy. Instead of using them, her parents consulted an iridologist, an applied kinesiologist, a psychic and an osteopath. She was being treated purely with homeopathic medication when she died. Read more & more

Diane Shepherd

Provo, Utah

Died (untreated cancer)
October 20, 2004

She refused surgery for breast cancer and went to a naturopath. There she was diagnosed using muscle tests, treated with an energy machine and given homeopathic remedies. She died within five months. The naturopath was arrested. Read more

2 Ontario children

Willowdale, Ontario, Canada

Nearly died

They sought help with their allergies. The doctor used techniques including applied kinesiology to determine it was safe for them to eat peanuts. When they tried, both collapsed and one nearly died. The doctor was suspended and later lost his license Read more & more

"C.C." (woman)

Age: 45
West Palm Beach, Florida

Improper treatment, infection
December 1995 - January 1996

Her "biological dentist" performed many unnecessary procedures on her including removing amalgam fillings and treating her with "autonomic response testing" and homeopathy. His license was revoked five years later. Read more

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