Mechanistic And Vitalistic Views Of Life

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By Dr. Kevin Kita


1-Based on 300 years old scientific principles that emerged out of the physic of Newton & the scientific method of Descartes. Reductionist.

2-View the universe as a giant clock

3-View the body as a machine

4-Whole=sum of parts

5-Study all the parts=understanding of the whole



7-Closed system


*predictable.Dx; therapist; prognosis

8-Deals w/crisis care through the treatment of effects by suppressing symptoms, sickness & disease

9-Doctor is authoritarian, patriarchal, intervenes on submissive patient who is dependent

10-Disease seen as an entity & event. Symptoms, sickness & disease is wholly; judged as abnormal=>at war w/body & environment

11-Believe in the germ theory of disease

12-Based on inductive reasoning

13-State of health, consciousness & belief of doctor is inconsequential to patient.

14-Fear in every interaction

15- Normalization

16- Technology, science, art & philosophy

17-Sterile, cold, impersonal, uniform & ritual, expensive


1-Based on contemporary scientific principle that emerged out of quantum physic. The science of Chaos, Change & Complexity. Wholeistic.

2-View the universe as a living system

3-body as bioenergetic information whirlpool

4-Whole>sum of parts

5-Study the whole=>respect for unknown O/o

*Wholistic practitioner

6-Water= H20+Energy

7-Open system



8-Deals w/wellness care, address primary cause (life force/innate). Expression of symptoms essential for restoration of integrity

9-Doctor is teacher educator, partner, facilitates healing in participant of the tango of healing

10-Disease seen as a process, a manifestation of underlying disharmony. Message to change, challenge to body, adaptation=>at peace with body & environment

11-Believe in the breakdown theory

12-Based on deductive reasoning

12-State of health, consciousness & belief of doctor is paramount for person’s transformation

14-Trust in every interaction


16- Philosophy, science, art, technology

17-Alive, warm, personal, casual, practical, inexpensive

– Dr. Kevin Kita, Chiropractor, Author, International Speaker, and Radio Host. Dr. Kita is well known among his patients for his compassion, wisdom, astonishing intuition, gentle and caring demeanor, and non-invasive chiropractic technique. He is a 1997 graduate of the Sherman Chiropractic College and has been practicing Chiropractic in the Yardley/Morrisville area for the past 15 years.