Episode 69

Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation with Dr Taylor Krick


June 29th, 2021

1 hr 2 mins 24 secs

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About this Episode

Dr Taylor Krick is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine Practitioner practicing from the Washington Wellness Centre in Washington, Illinois. He has a special interest in educating people to help take control of their health, and in this episode, he and Nathan discuss the use of transcutaneous vagal nerve stimulation (tVNS) to aid healing. Dr Krick provides a lesson on the vagal nerve as well as the use of tVNS in practice, including who may be suited to this method of therapy and specific information regarding the use of devices. Tune in to learn how to improve your or your patients’ vagal tone for optimal health and wellbeing.


  • About the wanderer nerve (9:00)
  • Accessing the vagal nerve (19:20)
  • Transcutaneous vagal nerve stimulation in practice (30:00)
  • Discussion regarding the research landscape (38:00)
  • Treating chronic illness (43:00)
  • Using a transcutaneous vagal nerve stimulation device in clinic (49:30)
  • Where you can find Dr Taylor Krick (58:00)

Useful links and resources

Dr Taylor Krick’s clinic: Washington Wellness Center - https://www.washwellnesscenter.com/
Wellness Washington Center educational videos - https://www.washwellnesscenter.com/videos