do I need to do to prepare for a BioScan Health Assessment?
Fill out this
4-page client information
bring it with you.
On the day of
testing do not use perfume or lotion on hands and feet.
cell phone, pager or other electrical device and place several
feet away from testing area.
jewelry, Q-links, ionic pendants and other “protective” devices.
Please let us know
if you have a pacemaker, an electric medical device or if you
It’s important to
be well hydrated with water the day before and the day of
the test. For example: If you weigh 150 pounds, drink 75 ounces
or about 9 glasses of water.
A parent or
guardian must accompany patients under the age of eighteen at
This is a
non-invasive and pain free test.
2) What is meant by
long distance and remote health testing services?
If you don’t live
near our office or if an office visit is inconvenient, we offer
our services through long distance and remote health testing. We
will be able to provide the same valuable information and
nutritional recommendations as if you had the assessment in
person. Please call for additional information: 417-501-9757.
3) Why are there 2 different names for the same medical
device that supports the functional testing of organs and organ
The FDA-approved BioScan and BioMeridian MSA (Meridian
Stress Management) medical devices are similar in that they
assess the viability of organs and organ systems. Several years
ago, the BioMeridian device was renamed Bioscan.
The newer medical unit (BioScan) has been updated with
more beneficial information to help assist with health
testing and nutritional recommendations.
4) What do you
charge for your services?
Health Assessment and
follow-up testing: $83 (a $42 savings).
or distance healing includes BioScan Health
Assessment, a biofeedback color-coded graph showing the status
of your organs/organ systems and recommendations for nutritional
Coaching and Wellness
Coaching: $75 per hour
· Skype consultation
you are currently taking: $60
· Dog and Cat
health assessments/allergy testing: $75
5) Why should I get a health assessment?
If you’re stressed and fatigued, suffer from headaches,
digestion issues, allergies, body weight challenges or if you’re
interested in finding a natural approach to maintaining
health you’ll want to schedule a BioScan Health
The test is a valuable health assessment tool. It
provides us with insight by reporting the functional health of
your organs/organ systems while uncovering patterns of stress.
The BioScan extensive database also gives nutritional
recommendations that can be applied to an individualized wellness
In addition, the BioScan can report how our body’s meridian
system (which transports energy) is maintaining conductivity
and resisting invasion of external factors that contribute to
disease. A disruption in the endless circulation of energy in
the meridian could cause system imbalance and predispose the
body to disease.
6) Do I need an appointment?
Yes, please call us at 417-501-9757 to schedule an appointment.
7) How long will it take before I start to see improvement in my
Some people feel an immediate
improvement in their health. Progress is the key and there
should be some definite, objective improvement within 2 months
if what we are doing and recommend is going to work. Then, the
goal is to keep you improving on a consistent basis. Our goal is
to get you healthier.
It’s not uncommon
for us to work with people who have had health problems for
decades. True healing takes time. It’s not a magic pill.
You will continue
to improve and make strides in your health as you age.
It’s important for
you to know we don’t have a cure for your problem whether it is
a rash, MS, diabetes or cancer.
8) What can the BioScan Health
Assessment help with?
Lyme’s Disease, fatigue, pain
management, weight control, stress management, allergies,
headaches (including migraines), diet, food sensitivities,
emotional balance, chronic conditions, environmental toxins, and
identifying areas of energetic stress that are associated with
Also, the BioScan contains an extensive
database of over 40,000 items to identify stressors and
potential sensitivities including but not limited to
environmental, food and chemical sensitivities. Therefore, a
sensitivity/intolerance test is possible with the BioScan.
9) How long does it take to get the test
An initial in-office
evaluation is approximately 2 hours. You can expect results back
from a remote test in 3-5 days. Please call our office for
instructions about remote testing. Either way, you’ll get a
personalized detailed report and recommendations on what you can
do to restore/maintain a healthy body.
10) How often should I get tested?
We determine this on your first test.
11) Is the BioScan
technology able to diagnosis?
A BioScan evaluation is a test
to evaluate your body’s functional health. That means it checks
to see if the organs are in optimal working order.
While the BioScan
does not provide a medical diagnosis on its own, it can
significantly assist in focusing on areas of concern in your
We can then suggest
a natural supplementation program to help correct
imbalances and/or maintain your health or suggest additional
The biggest benefit
of this technology is that it will determine or detect stressors
that proceed the disease process. That is because one of the
first things to be affected as a person moves away from health
is a decrease in energy. This technology allows us to determine
and identify dysfunctions in the early stages, often before real
12) How does the
Overall, a meridian health
assessment test provides a completely non-invasive method for
gaining valuable information about the bodies vital functions.
The primary objective of this procedure is to disclose patterns
of stress and to provide feedback to help restore each system to
its appropriate balance.
measures electromagnetic energy by sending a micro current
through an acupuncture (or meridian) point and measuring
the amount of resistance that occurs.
A point reflecting
a healthy body system has a very specific resistance.
Imbalance or stress in a system tends to alter the meridian
resistance. When an organ system is stressed and not functioning
at optimal levels, the acupuncture points begin to block up and
resist the micro current.
If the Biomeridian detects
excessive resistance at three or more acupuncture points, it is
indicative of that organ or system being stressed. This gives us
a better opportunity to decide where to focus our attention.
As a body moves
towards or away from health, the condition of any particular
organ or system can be sensed along the acupuncture/meridians.
These measurements are recorded and plotted on a color-coded
graph which records the test results and provides a profile of
your present condition.
This analysis shows
balanced acupuncture/meridian points in green, weakened points
in yellow and imbalanced points in red.
If values are above
or below equilibrium, the BioScan’s state-of-the-art software
will show a number of options that will help your body regain
balance. We can review herbal, homeopathic, and nutritional
products to determine which would be most beneficial for you.
In order for the
body to function at an optimal level you need to have the proper
amount of energy flowing through your meridians. We could
compare this system to the electrical wires in your home that
supply energy to different parts of the house.
The screening test
is very comprehensive in its approach and takes about 75
When the exam is
complete, you will receive a color-coded copy showing the status
of your body’s organs/systems, recommendations for nutritional
supplementation and a retest appointment to determine your
The meridian stress
assessment system does not provide a medical diagnosis. If
patients suspect that they need medical intervention they should
consult their physicians who can provide medical diagnosis and
prescribe appropriate treatment regimens.
13) What other findings are possible
with the testing?
BioScan testing can be used to test response to proposed
therapies such as specific nutrients or herbs by retesting
imbalanced points to see if they strengthen in response. It also
can be used to find causes of specific problems such as: food
and environment sensitivities, mold/metal/vaccination
influences, Lymes Disease issues, co-infections and reactivated
infections and emotional conditions that interfere with healing.
14) Why does the BioScan test energy in the
BioScan testing measures
electrical conductivity in meridian points that reflect all of
the body’s various systems and tissues. Meridians are the body’s
energy pathways on which acupuncture points are found.
The presence of “energy” is literally the difference between
living and non-living tissue. If someone is taken to the
hospital and there is a question of whether they are alive or
dead, that can only accurately be answered by two tests, EEG and EKG.
One looks at energy production and movement in the brain (EEG)
and the other in the heart (EKG). Literally, no energy – no
measurable alteration in living tissue that is functioning less
than ideally is a change in its energy level. Many tests
that attempt to look at disease in different body systems such
as PET scans (a test that helps reveal how your
tissues and organs are functioning) do so by imaging “energy”.
15) Does the BioScan Health Assessment look at how my body is
Yes, the testing offers an efficient tool to look at how the
body functions in relation to health as well as a way to monitor
and guide therapies to correct imbalances.
16) How do I know if the supplements I
currently take are good for me?
You can schedule an assessment evaluation for the products
you are currently taking. There is a $60 charge for this
17) What if I am unable to come to the Recharge Your Life
If it’s not convenient for you
to come to our office to be tested, you’ll want to take
advantage of our remote health testing. We will be able
to provide the exact same valuable information and nutritional
recommendations as if you had the assessment in person. Please
call for additional information: 417-501-9757.
18) Can testing be done on someone who has been diagnosed
with Autism or Attention Deficit Disorder?
Yes, if someone has been
diagnosed with Autism or Attention Deficit Disorder,
the Biomeridian test can be done.
19) What is the history of using an acupuncture/meridian
point for testing? And, are there any studies that show
Traditional Chinese Medicine identified thousands of
years ago that people have a network of energy pathways that
flow through their body, like rivers of energy. Today’s
scientists have shown that these energy pathways exist and that
the energy can be measured.
Although diagnosing and treating the body through acupuncture
points and meridians has been done for thousands of years in
eastern societies, accounts of it did not appear in western
medical publications until about 1825 when a report of its use
to treat rheumatism appeared. Randomized clinical trials,
a sophisticated form of research that is designed to validate
clinical effect, began to appear in the mid-1970s.
One of the great curiosities more recently has been exactly what
is different around a meridian point compared to other tissue
near it. The primary difference has proven to be its electromagnetic
energy which is 60-80% less than adjacent tissue.
One of the more interesting studies regarding meridians used radioisotope
injections into both meridian points and into adjacent skin
areas not on a meridian.
Following injection, the meridians were monitored with a gamma
camera which traces the isotope. With direct injection of the
meridian, the isotope migrated along the entire acupuncture
meridian while no migration was seen with injection of other
skin areas. The isotope migration directly followed the
acupuncture meridian and not the anatomical pathways of blood
or lymphatic circulation.
The next phase of study compared similar isotope injections into
a kidney meridian point on both the left and right
sides in both healthy subjects and in subjects with known kidney
disease. Subjects with kidney disease had altered isotope
flow only on the side of the involved kidney confirming that the
meridians do reflect the functional state of the related organ
Please see research
and studies on the Biomeridian Stress Assessment