What is the BioScan MSA meridian stress assessment?


This is a test that can establish what it is that’s upsetting your body system and organ performance. The BioScan MSA, is an FDA-registered class II medical device that tests for stressors in your body in order to provide information for practitioners to personalize nutritional regimens to support your stressed and weakened organs. This device works in accordance with Dr. Reinhold Voll’s theory of conductance and Hans-Heinrich Reckeweg’s homotoxicology chart.


The theory of conductance states that we can measure your level of electric impedance – that is, the amount of opposition that a circuit presents to current or voltage change – at specific acupoints connected to a network of meridians (or energy channels) linked to body organs. This allowed Dr. Voll to create the Electroacupuncture According to Voll – or EAV. Additionally, we use the homotoxicology chart (or human toxic management chart); an illustration below showing the human reaction to toxic attacks. Homotoxicology studies explains the origins of disease and how to relieve it. Dr. Reckweg defines disease as the attempts of an organism to fight and expel toxins. The BioScan MSA makes use of these scientific breakthroughs to collect data and develop its own chart pinpointing which areas of your body are balanced, stressed, or weakened.


This device delivers low, non-invasive, pain-free electric current on various acupoints on your hands and feet to create an EKG-like circuit with a very sensitive and calibrated ohmmeter. The BioScan measures the impedance of the current and its continuous flow through each meridian and organ, and returns with the results charted in a user-friendly graphic that we call the “report of findings,” and which correlates the speed of transmission to a Voll reading of 0-100. The BioScan MSA includes software that creates a plot of all the information we collect to a graphic that displays the organ and its stage of health. We can use this information to personalize a support regimen from the electronic library embedded in the software with more than 50,000 items for the choosing.


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The Bioscan MSA performs electro-dermal screening to identify the acupuncture meridians of your body, giving an overall picture of the function of the organs and systems found along those meridians. The Bioscan MSA test measures the energetic profiles of organs, glands, immune system organs, musculoskeletal system, and allergies, among others. It utilizes passive electrical energy similar to an electrocardiogram or electroencephalogram. Each reading taken for all points is stored in a computer, which proceeds to develop a report. Readings above 55 – out of 100 – appear yellow and indicate excessive energy and possibly inflammation or sensitivity. Readings below 47 appear red and point to reduced energy, weakness, or a chronic condition. A reading between 47 and 55 appears green and is a sign of a balanced meridian.

This test is very effective in aiding the practitioner because the client's energy is one of the first things affected by a person moving toward a health imbalance. A practioner interprets the results of the test to help devise a treatment protocol for you – which may include dietary/lifestyle changes, vitamins, minerals, homeopathy, botanicals, detoxification programs, and more. We request clients to avoid using hand or foot creams and remove any magnets and cell phones from their persons before applying this test. No needles or skin puncturing are involved. This is not a medical procedure, and we are not attempting to diagnose medical conditions.


While this procedure is considered safe for most people, anyone with a pacemaker or any electric medical device, should not be tested.