Are You Curious About Muscle Testing Yourself?

People can self-muscle test to figure out if they will (or will not) benefit from certain vitamins, supplements, or various foods. Muscle testing can also serve as a litmus test for a variety of health-related questions. This is an effective way to decide how to use the Visum Light. Do I need Red? Do I need Preprogrammed Pattern 3? Do I need 10 minutes? Do I need 5 minutes? Etc.

In each instance, the goal is to look for a strong signal (yes) or a weak signal (no) from the body by making firm statements that the body will validate or invalidate.

4 Most Common Ways to Muscle Test

1. Finger Circle Test

  • Form a circle with your thumb and ring finger.
  • Insert your index finger from the opposite hand into the circle.
  • Try to keep the circle as firmly closed as possible, and test the strength of your circle (how easily you can pass your index finger through the thumb and ring finger) with factual and false statements.
  • Make a true statement, then try to pass your index finger through the circle. You may find you cannot, or it requires a lot of force.
  • Make a false statement, then try to pass your index finger through the circle. Was less force required that time? Typically, it would be easiest to break the circle when stating something that isn’t true.
  • Once you’ve done this with a few statements, you would an idea of what a weak signal feels like.
  • With a baseline established, you can now use this method to address questions pertaining to your health.


2. Sway Test[1]

  • Begin by adopting a firm stance with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  • If testing food, vitamin, or supplements, hold the item in one hand, place that hand over your heart, then cover it with the other.
  • Make an affirmative statement regarding the item, like, “This is good for me,” or “This is good for my body.”
  • Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and clear your mind.
  • When you finally note a difference in your posture, open your eyes to see if you’ve leaned forward (an affirmative response, leaning toward what is good for you) or you’ve tilted backward (a negative response, leaning away from what is bad for you).



3. Arm Strength Test – best to use a second person but can be done by yourself

  • Hold your arm straight out in front of you.
  • You’ll try to push your arm down with your other hand while keeping your arm as stiff as possible.
  • Test how much force is required to bring your arm down (if at all) after a true statement and after a false statement. It’s typically easier to bring the arm down after making a false statement.
  • Once you’ve gauged the force required in both scenarios, you can use this method to inquire about your health.
  • Note that if you’re working alone, odds are your arm will tire and naturally go down. This is why it is best to have someone else perform the test or to self-administer the test, but only a few times before arm fatigue sets in.

4. Pendulum – Not as popular but very easy to do

  • This test involves holding a pendulum in front of you and observing which way it swings when validating a statement and which way it swings when invalidating a statement.
  • To perform this test, sit up straight and grasp the pendulum chain between your index finger and thumb.
  • Let the pendulum dangle as far down as necessary to produce a signal. For some people, that would be 3 inches; for others, it is 5 inches or longer.
  • You can hold your hand out in front of your body, near your heart, or have it propped on the back of a chair.
  • As with all other methods, make a few true and false statements to observe how the pendulum swings when statements are true and when they are false.
  • Once you’ve noted the differences between the two, you’ve established a baseline and can now proceed to inquire about your health.

Going above and beyond

Apart from nutritional factors that contribute to imbalances in the body, photobiomodulation (light therapy) is scientifically proven to reduce inflammation[1], stimulate cellular repair[2], and more.[3]

Whether you’ll opt for muscle testing as a safe, non-invasive way to screen for potential health issues in your body, photobiomodulation has the ability to help it heal and maintain its health.

The Visum Light is the most versatile light therapy device available to healthcare professionals and self-care enthusiasts. Because it offers a wide spectrum of wavelengths and customizable color combinations, it is one of the few, if not the only, devices to keep up with newly discovered applications for photobiomodulation.

Visum Light offers a 45-day No-Worries Guarantee and affordable financing options so that anyone can enjoy the benefits of this lightweight, hand-held device risk-free.


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