"Many therapists who work daily and successfully with human energy systems have felt alienated from the sciences that provide the logical and rational foundation for conventional medicine...

A close look at energy medicine resolves this unnecessary confusion and controversy."
"These methods can often help the patient who has not found relief from more orthodox approaches"

- James Oschman, PhD, 
Biophysicist & Cell Biologist, "Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis"- World Authority on Bio-energetic Medicine 

“In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy.”  

Dr. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
 - Nobel laureate in Medicine 
“Introduction to a submolecular biology”

"Open Your Mind, set your biases 
 and preconceived notions aside"

"We do not have all the answers and

there is clearly more that we do not know

and need to learn.  Where the science

supports these integrative concepts

of energy medicine,  let's use them."  

Dr. Richard Carmona, M.D.,
17th Surgeon General of the United States

Harvard Trained Professor 
Endorses Energy Medicine

 "I'm a Harvard PhD, a former Yale professor of psychology and psychiatry... I was awarded one of two  NIH grants to establish a Center for Frontier Medicine in Biofield Science.  Though I was originally taught that such healing miracles do not and can not happen, the fact is that they do.  Science can now help us to understand and celebrate them.”  

Dr. Gary Scwartz, PhD.

Professor of psychology, medicine,

neurology, psychiatry and surgery,

 University of Arizona, 
Director - Human Energy Systems Laboratory
Author, “The Energy Healing Experiments – Science Reveals Our Natural Power to Heal

"We're beginning now to understand things that we know in our hearts are true but we could never measure. As we get better at understanding how little we know about the body, we begin to realize that the next big frontier in medicine is energy medicine. It's not the mechanistic part of the joints moving. It's not the chemistry of our body. It's understanding for the first time how energy influences how we feel."  

Mehmet Oz, M.D.


​​​The Patented Non-Invasive Evaluation Method That Guides More Effective Treatment

Bi-Digital O-Ring Testing


   By Dr. Donald Liebell

Bi-Digital O-Ring Test (BDORT) is a patented diagnostic method invented and developed by Yoshiaki Omura, MD. It is performed by the patient forming an O-shaped ring with the thumb and one other finger. The testing doctor tries to pull apart the patients O-ring with fingers in the same orientation. This is performed while the patient is in contact or connected by wire to testing samples. These samples may be of organs, tissues, or other substances.

BDORT is a test of interaction of the electromagnetic field of the internal organs and whatever sample is being utilized. Feedback comes in the form of temporary changes in muscular resistance (weakening of O-ring of the patient).

About Yoshiaki Omura, MD, ScD, FACA, FICAE, FAAIM, FRSM:

How glad I was to learn about Dr. Omura.

His remarkable background in both Western

and Eastern medicine, as well as physics, and

electronics has given him remarkable scientific qualifications.


Dr. Yoshiaki Omura received his Oncological Residency training at Cancer Institute of Columbia University & Doctor of Science Degree through research on Pharmaco-Electro-Physiology of Single Cardiac Cells in-vivo and in-vitro from Columbia University. He researched EMF Resonance phenomenon at Graduate Experimental Physics Dept., Columbia University. He published over 270 original research articles, many chapters, and 9 books.

Dr. Omura is currently Adjunct Prof. of Family & Community Medicine, NY Medical College; President & Prof. of International College of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics, NY; Editor in Chief, Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research, International Journal of Integrative Medicine, Formerly, he was also Adjunct Prof. or Visiting Prof. at Universities in USA, France, Italy, Japan, Korea, China, etc.

Dr. Omura has served as Visiting Research Professor for the Department of Electrical Engineering at Manhattan College. He has also been Professor of Non-Orthodox Medicine at the Ukrainian National Kiev Medical University.

I have found patients to greatly appreciate and take interest in this non-invasive, rapid, safe, and effective means of determining the nature of health problems, and subsequent treatment. This is not simply “muscle testing” or “applied kinesiology” as it might appear on the surface. Bi-Digital O-ring Testing is performed with a specific and strict set of rules. Dr. Omura spent over seven years of evaluation before the U.S. Patent Office granted him approval for BDORT (1993). According to Dr. Omura, it was almost rejected because his method seemed too unbelievable to be true. Despite what skeptics and critics have stated, BDORT was never rejected; the patent office merely was interested in more clinical evidence, which Dr. Omura supplied successfully.

It has been a privilege for me to meet Dr. Yoshiaki Omura, and to observe him with cancer patients in New York. BDORT is a bio-energetic evaluation method that gives us valuable clues without exposing patients to radiation, imaging dyes and other hazardous diagnostic testing factors.

If you are interested in details, you may watch the 45-minute-long Japanese documentary about BDORT (Yes, it’s the English narration version!). It was made at a medical school, dental school, and major Japanese hospital. You will be amazed at what Dr. Omura has accomplished, and I am proud to be integrating BDORT into my practice for you.

http://bdort.org/videos.html  to see documentary video 

Dr. Omura has researched and developed BDORT for non-invasive preliminary testing for serious illnesses, particularly cancer. Additionally, he has used it for determining the likely effects of prescription medicines. This is a magnificent application! Instead of merely guessing what drug might be effect, Dr. Omura uses his fast, safe, and easy method to see what medication may be better suited or not for a patient.

I am a doctor of chiropractic (DC) and am also licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine in acupuncture. I do not prescribe medications, nor do I advise patients regarding their usage. Therefore, I only use BDORT applications for drug-free treatments (supplements, foods, and other non-pharmaceutical substances). 

With BDORT, we are observing physiological response upon introducing various stimuli to the body—to see if and how they RESONATE with the body. Tiny, laboratory-prepared test tubes containing substance replica samples are used. They are placed on metal plates, which are connected with two metal bars to your hand and neck, in a similar manner to the electrodes of the heart monitoring device, the EKG. The human body is electrical, and thus can be monitored through various electrical means.  There is no electric current administered here. These test substances could also be placed directly in your hand or chest… but the plate, bar, and wire setup enables a more convenient, comfortable, sanitary, streamlined, and efficient evaluation.  The wires conduct the frequencies of the test substances to the body for our observations.

Although Dr. Omura's describes his patented method as a form of diagnosis, I do not represent my usage of it as such. The use of resonance samples does not constitute diagnosis.  Nevertheless, it is one of the major principles involved in energy medicine.  Using resonance samples for bio-energetic testing has been instrumental in the recovery for countless patients, who had no success with conventional medical diagnostics and treatment.

Since all substances have a specific frequency, we can briefly stress the body with a test sample to see if a resonance or a vibrational match exists.  In other words, if a stressed organ, or a substance exists in your body ALREADY, and we temporarily add the frequency of more of the same—your bio-electric field will project farther out from your body… because a substance that is in TUNE with the body, resonates with it.

During Bi-Digital O-Ring Testing, resonance samples (or physical samples of supplements, foods, or other non-pharmaceutical substances) are placed on metal plates, which are connected by wires to your body on your hand and neck, in a similar manner to electrodes of the heart monitoring device, the EKG. Although there is no machinery involved, this creates a living electromagnetic circuit—perfect for completely safe energetic testing.

Throughout the exam, dozens of samples are added and subtracted from the plates, and we observe how they affect the strength of the patient's finger O-ring. For example, we use BDORT to get an idea if your body may be storing toxic metals, such as aluminum, cadmium, mercury, lead, and others. 

Remember, it’s not a chemical laboratory test—we are observing if samples of substances have resonance with your body when added to the test plate. So, if adding a metal sample, let’s say Aluminum, results in a temporary weakness of the patient's o-ring; this suggests the presence of excessive aluminum in the patient’s body.  

Next, we add to the same test plate, a sample of a supplement that has been consistently effective in enabling patients’ bodies to naturally detoxify and eliminate metals. If this product is likely to be helpful, re-testing the o-ring strength will reveal an immediate strengthening. If the product chosen does NOT improve o-ring strength, we test a different one.  
This resonance testing process is repeated for a large number of special laboratory prepared samples. I do not make any claim or suggestion that BDORT constitutes diagnosis of any medical condition.  It is not a replacement for conventional medical evaluation or treatment.  I provide it as a complement to existing conventional medical care.  I recognize and recommend that patients consider ALL types of medical opinions, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, and treatment options....

However, the majority of patients, who seek my treatment for chronic pain and associated illness, have been told by multiple physicians of different specialties, that their diagnostic tests are normal—that nothing wrong can be found.  

Yet their symptoms persist.  

We use BDORT in conjunction with Auricular Bio-energetic Testing (described in separate article) to unravel mysteries of pain and illness for which no physical evidence may exist.  It’s common for people to not get diagnosed with a condition simply because their blood test results fall within an “acceptable range.”  The key is that energetic changes can take place well before physical damage is sufficient to register through conventional diagnostic tests.  

Sometimes we refer patients for conventional medical testing after bio-energetic exam methods are performed, and they indeed confirm our suspicions. The same is true for x-ray and MRI. Dr. Yoshiaki Omura has used his BDORT to find cancer in patients before any invasive medical diagnostic testing confirmed it. He has published many papers in medical journals.

I’ve made observations utilizing bio-energetic testing techniques that patients could have structural damage to ligaments or tendons… which were subsequently confirmed by MRI.  Without such preliminary evaluation, these patients would not have had necessary and helpful surgery.  

Whatever your health problems are, there MUST be causes… whether or not blood tests, x-rays, and MRI and CT scans reveal nothing abnormal.  This is where bio-energetic testing methods such as BDORT shine… by observing indications of the causes of chronic symptoms, when conventional medical testing comes up empty. 
In some cases, bio-energetic findings (in absence of symptoms or tissue damage of a developing underlying condition) will lead us to pursue traditional medical diagnostic testing, which might not be otherwise considered.  This can provide important insights to the best treatments possible from both conventional and complementary medicine.  Make sure that if you are concerned about any medical diagnosis that you discuss it with your conventional medical doctor.  It is fascinating to see these findings consistently match physical and laboratory findings.   

                                                                                Dr. Donald Liebell 

​Donald K. Liebell, DC, BCAO

477 Viking Drive Suite 170

Virginia Beach VA 23452 
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​​​​Dr. Donald Liebell
D.C., B.C.A.O.
Licensed by 
the Virginia Board 
of Medicine Since 1993