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Spine, EDS, Scoliosis, Posture, Physical Therapy, Bones, X-Ray, Human Body

APPLIED
INTEGRATION
ACADEMY

SIMPLIFYING

THE COMPLEX

We are the ultimate learning institute for teaching Interdisciplinary Physical Functional Medicine

AIA is dedicated to teaching clinicians from all walks how to work together seamlessly and provide patients with quality human performance.

Upcoming Courses

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The Body & The Sight

Aug 2024 in

Houston, TX

The Body & The Sight

Aug 2024

Houston, TX

Aug 23, 2024, 8 AM - 5 PM CST Aug 24, 2024, 8 AM - 5 PM CST PerioHealth Professionals, 3400 S Gessner Rd, Houston, TX 77063, USA Live Course with Heidi Wise, FCOVD & Mike Cantrell, MPT, PRC

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Gait & Grounding

September 2024 in Tampa, Florida

Gait & Grounding

September 2024

Tampa, Florida

Sept 20, 2024, 8:00 AM –Sept 21, 2024, 5:00 PM Specific Sports Training, 6572 Seminole Blvd, Seminole, FL 33772, USA Whole-Body Introductory Gait & Grounding Workshop taught by James Anderson MPT, PRC and Mike Cantrell MPT, PRC

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The Body & The Bite

October 2024 in Houston, TX

The Body & The Bite

October 2024

Houston, TX​

Oct 10, 2024, 8:00 AM CDT – Oct 12, 2024, 5:00 PM CDT Houston Hyatt Regency West, 13210 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079, USA The Applied Integration Academy (AIA) advances a transformative vision in healthcare, weaving dental health, body alignment, and visual function into a unified whole. AIA empowers healthcare professionals with the insights and tools that enhance diagnostic abilities and treatment strategies. Register

BETTER HEALTH THROUGH INNOVATIVE MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE: 

At AIA, we understand that health encompasses much more than just the sum of its parts, and that's why we look beyond the surface. Our whole-body approach considers dynamic human movement, dentistry, optometry, and much more.

MULTIFOCAL APPROACH: Efficient treatment through multiple disciplines is the foundation on which AIA is built.

DENTAL & AIRWAY HEALTH: Research reveals the power of teeth and how they control body movement. AIA knows this, and knows how to harness that power for quality body performance

VISUAL FUNCTION: Vision isn't just about seeing clearly: it's a critical component than influences your balance and body posture

Mike Cantrell, James Anderson, Alice Lam, Heidi Wise

BALANCING ACT YOUR BODY
STRIVES FOR
EQUILIBRIUM

Our Reason for Being

Just like a tightrope walker maintains balance, your body strives for equilibrium. When normal movement patterns are restored, it sends powerful signals to your brain that all is well.  This can lead to a sense of calm, reduced stress, and improved emotional resilience.

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FOOT FOUNDATION

A proper foot alignment contributes to balanced position, which, in turn, affects the alignment of your jaw and teeth.

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PELVIS HARMONY

When your hips are in sync, it reduces the stress on your jaw, promoting a balanced bite and better dental health.

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RIBS & RESPIRATION

Proper ribcage alignment ensures you can breathe freely and maintain a healthy tongue posture.

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CRANIUM OCCLUSION

When your hips are in sync, it reduces the stress on your jaw, promoting a balanced bite and better dental health.

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NEURO-VISION-FUNCTION

Your vision plays a crucial role in your body's balance and posture addressing optometric issues can lead to improved breathing & overall well-being.

Did you know

                                    THAT THE ALIGNMENT OF BODY PARTS LIKE YOUR FOOT,  HIP, OR RIBCAGE HAVE A DIRECT IMPACT ON YOUR DENTAL HEALTH? IT'S ALL INTERCONNECTED?

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Our Commitment

Let us help you ensure that your patients remain strong and healthy for a lifetime of balance and well-being.

MEET OUR TEEAMA

MEET OUR TEAM

James Anderson MPT PRC

JAMES ANDERSON, MPT, PRC

Physical Therapist,

Consultant, Presenter,

AIA Founder

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HEIDI WEISS, OD, FCOVD

Neuro-Optometrist,

Postural Vision Founder, Presenter

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MIKE CANTRELL, MPT, PRC

Physical Therapist,

Consultant, Presenter,

AIA Founder

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JESSE HAM, MPT, PRC

Physical Therapist,

AIA Fellow, Founder

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DR. ALICE LAM, DDS

Dentist,Founder of Respiratory Neurodontics, Presenter,

AIA Founder

IN THE WORDS OF OUR VALUED COURSE ATTENDEES:

Gait and Grounding has been incredible...now I feel I have a very clear strategy for for assessment and I know what to do with the information 

 

~ Christina

All my professional life I have looked for practitioners interested in providing the best care of the patient through collaborative work to understand the whole body... I found what I was looking for.

 

~Sandoval

I’ve learned a lot about breathing and how your gait and your posture, and your shoes even affect your jaw and your teeth and your breathing.

 

~ Kevin Kaviani

LOSS OF HEIGHT

KYPHOTIC CURVE

LORDOTIC CURVE

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Breathe Right Stand Right!

The ribcage plays a pivotal role in our posture & breathing.

Proper ribcage alignemnt ensures efficient breathing & optional diaphragmatic function.  Stand tall breathe deep!

Physical Functional Medicine

An “outside in“ approach to treating the whole human 
body 

Uncover how the alignment of various body systems influences oral well-being.
Illuminate how body position can be trained and subsequently improve occlusion and visual performance.

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WE ENVISION A FUTURE WHERE HEALTHCARE IS INTERCONNECTED!

From muscle imbalances to occlusal forces, from breathing strategies to visual performance, we aim to weave these disparate strands into a cohesive tapestry of patient care. Our educational programs, powered by a multidisciplinary team of experts, equip healthcare professionals with the tools and insights they need to redefine the very essence of patient care

WHAT IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE APPOINTMENT LIKE?

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SAMPLE ALUMNI FORUM VIDEO

RECORDING OF A MASTERS FELLOWSHOP PROGRAM LECTURE

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EDUCATIONAL COURSES & MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

From muscle imbalances to occlusal forces, from breathing strategies to visual performance, we aim to weave these disparate strands into a cohesive tapestry of patient care. Our educational programs, powered by a multidisciplinary team of experts, equip healthcare professionals with the tools and insights they need to redefine the very essence of patient care

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