Treatments

A treatment consists of a series of gentle moves with frequent pauses giving the body time to benefit from each set. We may target your specific problem or issue or we may treat the body as a whole.

As well as the muscles, the Bowen treatment pays special attention to the fascia. The fascia is the sheet of connective tissue that covers the structures of the body responsible for your posture and allows flexibility and movement and the way we hold our spine.

By working on the muscles and fascia together, Bowen can influence the way the body structure works. This approach often results in a long lasting results on the body alignment and balance. Bowen therapy is much gentler than some other manipulative therapies and gets results quickly without the need for vigorous manipulation or restraint.

Male Muscular Skeleton Split Front View

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Sports Injuries

Bowen therapy is increasingly used by professional sports men and women as it helps them recover from injuries quicker. Bowen therapy is ideal for treating sports injuries due to the fact that it is so gentle and can be treated immediately after the injury even over swollen or damaged tissue. It has been found that muscle and soft tissue injuries can heal twice as fast using the Bowen therapy over more traditional treatments. Regular treatments are also used by sporting professionals as a preventative measure to keep the body well balanced and reduce the risk of injury occurring.

Back, neck and shoulder problems

Bowen therapy can be a very effective treatment for all types of back, neck and shoulder issues including disc problems and even curvature of the spine. Bowen can offer dramatic relief from pain and discomfort immediately after the first session. There has been some scientific research and medical studies done and some of which is still on going on how Bowen can help shoulder restrictions such as Frozen Shoulder with very positive results.

RSI & Carpal Tunnel

Bowen Therapy has been shown to alleviate repetitive strain injuries and carpal tunnel without the need for invasive surgery. If you suffer from Carpal Tunnel, Bowen can provide you with a cheap and extremely effective alternative to surgery and this therapy has saved many wrists from going under the knife.

Migraines and Headaches

Bowen therapy can often give very effective relief from migraines and headaches by treating the root cause and by helping to balance the body’s hormone system, often after only a few after only a few treatments. The Bowen Technique Migraine Research Program which studied the efficacy of treating migraine headaches – 79.5% of all participants experienced a positive result. At the end of the program, 36 of the 39 said they would recommend Bowen as a treatment to a friend or colleague.

Some other conditions that respond well to Bowen Therapy:

  • Anxiety and stress-related conditions
  • Back pain, sciatica and spinal problems
  • Blood pressure
  • Children (Bedwetting, ADD, ADHD, Autistic spectrum, Dyslexia & Dyspraxia)
  • Chronic Fatigue syndrome, Post-viral fatigue
  • Digestive and bowel problems (e.g. Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Earache and tinnitus
  • Fibromyalgia and ME
  • General muscular aches and stiffness
  • Headaches & migraine
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Joint problems (tennis elbow, frozen shoulder, knee and ankle problems)
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Newborn baby problems (e.g. Colic, feeding problems, sleep-related conditions)
  • Pelvic tilt, uneven leg length and groin pain
  • Post dental trauma, TMJ and jaw problems
  • Pregnancy and Post-Partum
  • Pre-surgery preparation
  • Post-operative recovery
  • Respiratory problems (Asthma, Bronchitis, Hayfever)
  • Repetitive strain injury and carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Sports injuries
  • Stroke victims
  • Whiplash
  • Women’s problems (e.g. Heavy or painful periods, infertility, fibroids)

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