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If you are not from our immediate area, there is an excellent chance that we can help you with The Skolnikoff Method New Medicine for a New You—The Inflammation Handbook.

Inflammation is linked to chronic metabolic imbalances in the body. If you have a chronic health concern such as thyroid disease, cholesterol imbalances, painful feet, a mood disorder, diabetes, heart disease, migraines, or a similar health challenge, then perhaps our Concierge Care is a good option for you. Have you struggled with a chronic ailment that isn’t going away? Have you bounced from doctor to doctor feeling frustrated, a bit anxious and annoyed because you have not yet gotten the results you are looking for? Perhaps you made some improvements with your health but got fewer results than you had expected, and those results were only temporary. Maybe you had great results with your improving your health but then you plateaued? Have you even been to some type of prestigious institution like the Mayo Clinic and still not gotten any resolutions to your main symptom? Does it seem like nobody is able to get you the help that you need? Are you feeling a bit like nobody is listening to you or understands what is wrong with your health?

If you qualify for care through our application process, and we are able to accept your case, we can help nearly anyone in the country with our Concierge Care packages! Pretty cool, huh? We only accept people that we know we can help.

We know how you feel and where you are coming from. We have been transforming lives with your exact same symptoms daily for the last 16 years. We cannot help everyone with everything, but we are able to help most people with most health concerns most of the time and mostly quickly.

Join the thousands of people whose lives have been transformed through Dr. Skolnikoff and The Skolnikoff Method New Medicine even if you don’t live near-by! Dr. Skolnikoff has helped hundreds of people from out of town to regain their lives and he can likely help you as well.

Want to get started with our Concierge Care? It is a three step simple process.


Fill out our Health Assessment and tell us about what your health challenge is. Email this form back to:


Schedule a 30-minute phone consultation using this link: PHONE CONSULT


We will schedule a time for your exam and treatment to begin your transformation towards feeling good to give you the health and the life    you have always dreamed of. We can work with you using telemedicine, or you can come to our office and stay for a few days, or we can travel directly to you in most cases. This Concierge Care Skolnikoff Program intensive package is equivalent to about 10 weeks of in-office appointments if you were a local patient.

Three Types of Concierge Care


Telemedicine by phone or Zoom or Skype. We generally use the phone.


In office:

A. You come to our office from out of the area and we will plan to treat you just once and you can return the same day or go back the next         day. 

B. You come to our office from out of the area and we will plan to treat you twice and you can return in 7 to 9 days.


Dr. Skolnikoff will come to see you for a 2 – 4-hour treatment and follow up with you with 4 Telemedicine treatments that include                  homeopathic prescriptions and everything that makes up The Skolnikoff Method New Medicine for a New You. (Any nutrients or herbs  needed for the in person treatment and each of the four Telemedicine follow up treatments will be included as a bonus.)  Additionally, you will be given a summary of what we covered during the in person treatment and the most important things for you to remember and understand as well as a complete action plan for moving forward. 

What is THE SKOLNIKOFF METHOD and the NEW MEDICINE and Why Should it Matter to You?

The Skolnikoff Method New Medicine For A New You—The Inflammation Handbook is the title of my new best-selling book which is really two books in one. You buy one book, and you get an entire 260-page additional book as a bonus! It is hard to beat that. You can purchase the book by clicking on the portion of the Navigation Bar above that says “BOOK.” The Skolnikoff Method is also available at

I will be direct with you here and cut through the fluff. Conventional Medicine was originally designed only to be used for emergencies and isn’t effective for treating your chronic ailments and certainly not very useful for your metabolic disorder. Conventional medicine treats your symptoms while ignoring what caused your symptoms to begin with.

You have been lied to. “Incurable” means “curable” from within. The word, “Disease” is really made up of the two Latin root words “dis” and “ease.” This means that your body is in an uneasy or imbalanced state. It means that you need to heal. It does not mean that you are sick or dying but that you are imbalanced mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and possibly structurally, chemically and in other ways as well. It is your body giving you the alarm signal that you need to change something in your life. You may have been told that there is no solution for your condition or that you will need to be on medication for the rest of your life. This is simply not true. There is no such thing as a medication deficiency! You can be deficient in vitamins and minerals and proteins, fats, and other food factors but not synthetic chemical prescription medications derived from experiments in a laboratory. As a side note, Bayer aspirin came from the labor of those in the Nazi concentration camps in Germany. They are a German company. Just as many people die from Bayer, asperine, Tylenol, Motrin, Excederine and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) as die from AIDS every year…. But they don’t have an aspirin foundation like they do an AIDS Foundation, 

do they? Just because the people you have seen to get help with your health do not know how to help you and say that you will need to be on medication for the rest of your life, does not mean that someone else with additional skills and training cannot help you to heal.

Whether you think you can or think that you can’t improve your health; you are right.

The power that made your body can heal your body—but only if you allow it to

Your energy flows where your attention goes?

How much time and energy and money have you spent on your health throughout your life. It may have been quite a bit. Perhaps you need someone with the right puzzle solving skills that can recognize what the pattern is that led up to the symptoms that you have now. Perhaps you need to try something different. As you have heard before, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. We want to put your energy and attention on your health in a way that has proven successful for nearly all of our patients over the last 15 years. We see miracles in our office nearly every single day.

Focus on what you want to experience in your life.

What do you want to have happen with your health right now that is not happening the way you want it to? In other words, If you could have whatever you wanted to have happening with your health, what would it be? Clear your mind and let your conscience be free and take this short journey with me. If you could have a health wizard help you to transform your health, what specific things would you have them help you with and in what order starting from most important health concern to least important? If you are committed to attaining great health, we want to help you to accomplish it and to take your health to a completely new level of joy, excitement, and exhilaration so that you can have the most full and complete experience of life imaginable. We are ready to give if you are ready to receive.

Dr. Skolnikoff is a master puzzle solver of complex health challenges that cause pain and inflammation in your body. We stop the pain and inflammation by diagnosing and treating the underlying root cause.

We want to bring you from the pain, irritation, aggravation, foggy brain, achiness, annoyance, emotional ups and downs and other symptoms to feeling great. We can help you to heal fast or we can help you slowly to go from the “Symptom Relief” red circle shown in the Path to Health chart to The “I Feel Good” Phase. You decide what pace we go at. The sooner we get started on your journey, the sooner you can start feeling better. The longer that we wait to start your journey with us, the more your current symptoms will move toward permanence.
Ideally, we would like to help you go from the Symptom Relief phase of care to The “I Feel Good” Phase of care as fast as we can, but also as slowly as we need to in order for you to get the long term, long lasting results that you are looking for. There is no reason to feel great one day and then a couple of months later have all your symptoms return. We want support you with getting better and also staying that way.

There are lifestyle changes that are involved with going from the red Symptom Relief circle to the green “I Feel Good” circle. Here are the four most common lifestyle changes.

1.  Water

What type of water you drink will have a huge impact on your health because about 75% of your body is made from water. What type of water you drink and how much of it you drink will certainly have a major impact on your health.

2.  Protein

The word “protein” comes from the Latin word “proteus” which means “of utmost importance.” Protein must be important  because it is inherent in the definition of the word. Every single cell in your body is made of protein and the membrane      surrounding the cell is made of fat and protein and a sugar called glycoprotein. Your DNA and RNA needed to create new cells are not made from protein but they do require protein to function properly. All your hormones and blood are made from protein and fatty like substances (glycoproteins).

3.  Blood Sugar

Americans consume more sugar that people from any other country and our country has a major history involving the use of sugar and the slave trade and the sugar trade triangle that brought rum, sugar and spices to America from Africa and Barbados in the Carribean (West Indies). Imbalanced blood sugar, a form of stress, is a major cause of inflammation that has led to all of our modern chronic diseases like heart disease, thyroid disease, diabetes, digestive disorders and arthritis.

4. Digestion

Digestive imbalances are at the core of nearly every health disorder. The entire naturopathic profession has dedicated itself to helping with digestive disoders. Did you know that there are more nerve cells in your gut than there are in your brain? Furthermore, are you aware that your body contains about ten times more friendly and unfriendly bacteria in your gut than there are cells in your entire body? Do you see how digestion can be rather important? We are not what we eat; we are what we eat, digest, absorb and make available to the cells throughout our body.

You will accomplish what you focus your attention on.

If you focus your attention on your lack, suffering and your symptoms then you will still have many of those symptoms. What you resist persists. If you focus your attention on your health, you will have more health. Your life becomes what you think about. We will help you to take your attention from what you don’t want and to focus it on what you do want to experience. What are you going to do now? You can focus on what you want, or you can focus on what you don’t want. If you want more health, then we would be delighted to help you focus on having more health and attaining your health goals.

Whatever type of healing you can conceive and believe, you can achieve.

Simply put, inflammation and stress are the cause of all disease. Therefore, I wrote an entire handbook on inflammation so that the average person could understand it much better. Our brick-and-mortar office in San Rafael is called Triad Of Health Family Healing Center because the word “Triad” means three and every health concern has three causes. The three causes of your health concerns are structural (your physical body), chemical (air / water / food / personal care products / poisons), and emotional (thoughts / feelings / beliefs / mind). Our company logo and branding are mainly designed to give you an idea of the types of therapies we have to offer and who we offer them to.

The concept of the Triad Of Health comes from Professional Applied Kinesiology and before that it came from D.D. Palmer, the Canadian founder of chiropractic. As you may realize, Dr. Ilya Skolnikoff is a Diplomate of the International Board of Applied Kinesiology. This is the highest level of training that one can achieve regarding functional medicine and muscle testing. It gives the practitioner who uses it their own language with which to communicate with your body. Many of our patients tell us that Dr. Skolnikoff understands their body better than they understand it themselves.

Applied Kinesiology, Total Body Modification and Neuro Emotional Technique and Total Kinesiology, The Skolnikoff Method, can be used to discover what the underlying causes of your health concerns are.

Perhaps this diagram here is a slightly better representation of how the Triad Of Health is merged with Professional Applied Kinesiology and other holistic therapies such as Total Body Modification and Neuro Emotional Technique. The Triad Of Health is a representation of Applied Kinesiology. You can see yourself there in the middle of the heart, meditating. Love is a very important part of healing. We want to help you to heal your life and your spirit. We do this with the nutritional, emotional and structural therapies we are talking about below. We also have spiritual therapies and “love” therapies and many other vibrational medicine therapies that we pull out of our large toolbox of therapies to help you with. This is all part of the New Medicine that is expounded upon in The Skolnikoff Method New Medicine For A New You—The Inflammation Handbook


Not only was the Triad Of Health described by Dr. George Goodheart and D.D. Palmer, but it was also expounded upon by Dr. Hans Selye who discovered that all disease stems from excess stress and that the main glands in your body to dysfunction when you are under stress are your adrenal glands. The adrenal glands, your stress glands, are directly linked to your hypothalamus and pituitary gland and your other endocrine glands. This means that each gland produces hormones and that all the glands work together in unison like a symphony of musicians in an orchestra. When one player performs very poorly, it affects the entire orchestra. The players are your main hormone glands. The adrenal glands make the hormones estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and other androgens, DHEA, cortisol, pregnenolone, aldosterone and epinephrine. These are the majority of your stress and longevity hormones as well as your fight and flight hormones.

The Skolnikoff Method is much more than just the Triad Of Health. It combines most other healing modalities into one cohesive treatment system of checks and balances using a type of biofeedback called muscle testing. While The Skolnikoff Method was developed by Dr. Skolnikoff, the therapies that compose The Skolnikoff Method were acquired through Dr. Skolnikoff’s tenacity and persistence in learning the very best of the best therapies from the best of the best techniques and teachers. This was only able to happen after Dr. Skolnikoff had struggled with many of his own health challenges and had to find a solution for himself when none were readily available

Why The Skolnikoff Method is so different from other healing systems

Different Professions




As you can see from this diagram above, normally when you have a health challenge that you want help with, you go to the professional that you think will help you the most.

For structural health concerns you would commonly go to a surgeon, chiropractor, acupuncturist, physical therapist, or massage therapist. Or there may be some other type of body worker whom you might go to see.

For help with chemical imbalances, you will commonly see an Internal Medicine Specialist M.D., nutritionist, herbalist, homeopath, use flower essences or follow some unique and different diet.

Emotional therapies are typically performed by a psychotherapist, psychiatrist, psychologist or social worker or some other type of mind worker. Maybe you would even go to some type of a shaman to receive emotional / spiritual / psycho-social mind therapies.

Notice that there is no one single professional that performs all these different therapies. You go to the profession of each. It can be very challenging going to all these different healthcare professionals because it requires a lot of time and money to drive around travelling to each professional on different days and at different times.

If you have a car accident and need to get a surgery due to the injury, doesn’t that affect your mood? Of course, it does. This is why in the diagram we have an arrow pointing from the structural base of the diagram to the emotional side and vice versa. Also, if you have a car accident and go to the hospital and they give you pain killer, doesn’t that affect your chemistry? Doesn’t this change how well you digest your food? Of course, it does. We also have an arrow pointing from the chemical side of the Triad Of Health to the other two sides and vice versa. It is nearly impossible to have each professional know what the other professionals are thinking and what therapies they have used to manage your case properly. They can try. They can share your file. They can send emails back and forth and do video calls, but this is not nearly as effective or convenient as if you were to have just one professional providing all the therapies effectively who could also measure the changes in your body from each therapy.

Wouldn’t it be great if there was just one professional that could do it all so that different therapies would not conflict with each other? Do you think we might have a lot fewer cross reactions from different medications taken if all the medications were prescribed by the same health professional?

Fortunately, there is someone. The Skolnikoff Method and the New Medicine ensures that you can receive all these effective therapies from just one health care provider that has developed the needed skills and training of all the other health care providers combined.

One way that we can understand what is happening with your body is to use such diagnostic methods as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) acupuncture meridian therapy and also muscle testing. As you can see from this diagram below that came from my friend Matthew Thie of Touch For Health, each acupuncture meridian corresponds to a different time of the day. This is when that meridian is most active. For example, your small intestine is most active between 1 – 3 pm. Your stomach is most active between 7 – 9 am. Your gall bladder is most active between 11 pm – 1 am… Are you getting the idea? Each of those meridians are related to a different organ or gland. Each of those organs and glands are related to a different muscle. Each of those muscles have other relationships such as being related to emotions and nutrients and colors, etc… This is the language that The Skolnikoff Method practitioner uses to talk to your body with.

Here you can see a visual representation of Applied Kinesiology. Notice how similar it is to The Skolnikoff Method. But where is your love? Where is your life? Where is your spirit? You are so much more than just the bag of bones that is represented by the man in the center of the diagram. This is a great diagram. NV represents the late Dr. Clarence Bennet’s Neurovascular Dynamics and the Bennet’s reflex points. CSF corresponds to cerebral spinal fluid and the primary cranial sacral respiratory mechanism which original comes from Sacral Occipital Technique based on the work of Major Bertrand DeJarnette and the work of Upledger. Dr. Viola Fryman was very active with a similar organization and was the first to discover cranial bone motion. AMC represents Acupuncture Meridian Connector. N represents your nervous system. NL represents neuro lymphatic reflex points found all over the body that were discovered by osteopath Dr. Frank Chapman. This is all part of the same complex language that makes up both Applied Kinesiology and The Skolnikoff Method as well as the New Medicine. This is the language that that the Skolnikoff Method practitioner uses to talk to your body with.

Importance of the Triad of Health and The Skolnikoff Method in Determining Your Health Puzzle and How to Solve it

Muscles are related to everything. Imagine if you were to go through your entire day without having nuisances like lower back pain. When your bones are out of alignment it is because the muscles that are attached to those bones are imbalanced and have caused your bones to move out of alignment. Bones don’t move themselves. Muscles move bones.

When you are out of alignment and your hormones are imbalanced it negatively affects every aspect of your life. When was the last time you remember being fully present with your friends? Think about it for a moment. Think about what types of symptoms you are experiencing daily and how your life would be different if you did not have to go through all of this craziness. Acupuncture has been around for 100,000 years and muscle testing goes back to the ancient times of Egypt about 6,000 or 7,000 years or so.

Muscles = Organs/Glands
Muscles = Emotions
Muscles = Nutrients
Muscles = Homeopathic remedies
Muscles = Herbs
Muscles = Notes of a scale
Muscles = Elements
Muscles = Colors
Muscles = Chakras
Muscles = Acupuncture
Muscles = Bones

24 hour clock from traditional Chinese medicine

We can also use TCM to understand other aspects of what is happening with your organs and glands and what emotional imbalances you may be experiencing among other things. This diagram helps to elucidate this. Don’t forget, these TCM therapies are nothing new. They have been around for longer than nearly any other type of health care that I am aware of other than Taoism and certain herbal therapies.

As you can see, The Skolnikoff Method is both an effective art and science that requires a tremendous amount of training, skill and practice. Is it any wonder there are so few health care providers that can offer this to their patients?

The Five Element Theory from TCM diagram elucidates how each of the elements represent paired meridians. Each element has an entire philosophy and science to it as well as its own color. The color helps to indicate the frequency of the meridian. Colors have frequencies. Frequencies heal. Each element is composed of two or more acupuncture meridians. Each acupuncture meridian is related to a different organ or gland. Each of these meridians is also related to specific emotions. We can see from the other diagrams that each of your meridians are also related to your different muscles and that these muscles can be accurately tested with manual muscle testing procedures. To reiterate, the manual muscle testing of your specific muscles gives The Skolnikoff Method practitioner information about the specific organ or gland that the muscle is related to. You can disregard the numbers that you see in the different diagrams. Those numbers are relating to page numbers in Touch for Health: A Practical Guide to Natural Health with Acupressure Touch and Massage by John Thie, D.C..

Five Element Theory from Traditional Chinese Medicine

Touch for Health Muscle / Meridian Relationships Wheel

I wanted to share with you this gorgeous and sexy Touch for Health Muscle / Meridian Relationships Wheel because it makes the relationsips between your organs, glands, acupuncture meridians and muscles even more clear. I want to give full acknowledgement and appreciation to Mathew Thie, Kim Viera, the late Dr. John Thie and their entire family for allowing us to use these images to help clarify the vitally important relationships between your organs, glands, meridians, emotions and muscles. Everything shared with you here is an extreme oversimplification of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) methods of diagnosis and treatment. There is little discussion of the creative sheng cycle or the destructive ko cycle. I will not be giving any discussion to the Luo points or the different types of acupuncture meridians or even the pulse points on each of your wrists. The main purpose of this discussion is to allow you to understand that this comprehensive system is both a science and an art and that it is very involved and requires a great deal of skill and training to master. Using this system gives us deep, meaningful, and even profound information about your body that can then be used to help you heal. We can reprogram your improperly functioning circuits with the accurate information that we get. We “fix” you.

Is The Skolnikoff Method Concierge Care Program Right for You?

These bullet points should help you to decide about whether our Concierge Care is right for you or not. This type of care is not for everyone even though nearly everyone could benefit from it. One of my mentors once told me that there is magic in commitment. That is true. Have you ever noticed that if you promise yourself that you are going to do something that you will usually follow through with it and do it? Research has shown that setting goals is not nearly as effective as we once believed it was. Making a promise to yourself is far more effective in helping you accomplish your result. When you promise yourself something, there are no other options. You must burn all your bridges and then there is no way back over to where you came from unless you succeed at your endeavor.

The Concierge Care Skolnikoff Method Program is not beneficial for you if:

The Concierge Care Skolnikoff Method Program is ideal for you if:

I want to know more about your Concierge Care Skolnikoff Method Program. I want to schedule my $150 discovery session to determine if this type of care is right for me.

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