Who Can Benefit from Seeing a Chiropractor?

Timothy D Francis
Timothy D Francis
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Dr. Timothy Francis practices wholistic medicine in his Las Vegas-based clinic. At Chiropractic Kinesiology, Dr. Timothy Francis uses the principles of applied kinesiology and chiropractic medicine to relieve pain and help patients manage health conditions.

Chiropractors can help with a wide range of injuries and health problems. If any of the following complaints apply to you, a chiropractic professional may be able to offer relief.

You have lower back pain. The chiropractic profession centers on treating lower back pain. Chiropractors can adjust joints around the spine and pelvis and use active release techniques to mitigate the impact of scar tissue in the affected area.

You have neck pain. A chiropractor can use spinal manipulations to ease neck pain and perform movement assessments to decide if the pain is being caused by a problem in the shoulders.

You are pregnant and experiencing pelvic discomfort. Chiropractic care can correct improper pelvic alignment, the culprit of many pregnancy-related complaints. Corrections in alignment can improve sciatic nerve pain and problems stemming from the sacrum and sacroiliac joint.


Costs and Benefit of Becoming a ICAK-USA Member

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International College of Applied Kinesiology-USA
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Timothy D. Francis, D.C., focuses largely on applied kinesiology and other holistic medical care such as acupuncture. A diplomate or fellow of several organizations, Dr. Timothy D. Francis is active in the professional community and serves as a member and instructor of the International College of Applied Kinesiology.

Since 1975, the International College of Applied Kinesiology-USA (ICAK-USA) has supported the applied kinesiology field by offering education and professional development opportunities to members. ICAK-USA membership is open to all individuals licensed to diagnose as health care practitioners, and students who will be licensed to diagnose after completing their accredited college program. Members receive a range of benefits, including educational online newsletters, free online ads, access to patient education products, and voting privileges.

Health care professionals seeking membership must send their license number and first year’s dues to the organization. Membership costs $185 for the first year, $215 for the second year, and $400 for later years. Retired health care professionals and certain full-time faculty members can enroll in the ICAK-USA for $200, while international practitioners can join for $150. Meanwhile, full-time students enrolled in a program in applied kinesiology pay a discounted rate of $25 for membership dues.

Dr. Francis has served on the ICAK-USA executive board as a member at large, as well as the executive board of the Board of Certified Teachers, and on the International Council for the Board of Certified Teachers. He has also served on the basic course review committee.