What is Bowen?
Named after its innovator, Tom Bowen, it is a treatment probably unlike any other. Soft rolling type movements with fingers or thumbs, are performed over precise points dense in receptors. The intent is to challenge the nervous system at a subconscious level, encouraging the body to adjust and/or heal, through fascial release.
The treatment is interrupted by frequent breaks to allow the body time to process this new information and begin adjusting where necessary. This is a key feature of the Bowen template.
As a result, it's easier to explain what Bowen doesn't include: hard manipulation, forced adjustments, massage or deep pressure.
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What does it treat?
Bowen treats the whole person, not a list of symptoms. It is a holistic treatment. However, there are long lists of dis - ease where this work has given benefit:
~back and neck pain ~frozen shoulder
~tennis elbow ~sports injuries
~hamstring strain ~IBS
~Migraines / headache patterns ~Sciatica
~Knee / Ankle issues ~RSI
~Stress ~Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue
~Jaw and mouth pain including hayfever
The list goes on...
What can I expect?
Appointment slots are an hour. This includes consultation and treatment.
Treatments can be performed through light clothing - t-shirt and leggings / shorts / jogging bottoms are ideal.
Most clients when new to Bowen benefit from an initial 3 sessions, a week apart. However, everyone is different. We all respond uniquely to the treatment. For some, when their initial reason for coming has eased/gone, they like to continue with weekly appointments. For others, a maintenance schedule of anything from monthly to 6 monthly, is better suited. Each treatment is as unique as you.
Who can it help?
Everyone. From newborns to the elderly and everyone in between.
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