WHAT IS BOWEN THERAPY?
Bowen is a remedial body technique that is gentle and very relaxing. It helps the body’s own healing resources to achieve balance and harmony, which can result in lasting relief from pain and discomfort.
Bowen therapy uses a vibrational energy, which makes it safe to use on anyone from newborns to the elderly. It is a holistic treatment which aims to treat the whole person.
It comprises of precise moves on specific points of the body, which stimulate energy flows, helping the body to make its own adjustments, aiding it in rebalancing, relieving tension and reducing pain.
Using these gentle moves on the muscles and connective tissues, your body will be treated as a whole. The touch is firm but not painful thus allowing the practitioners to execute the moves and then leave your body to relax and heal. In turn, restoring itself back to good health.
BENEFITS OF BOWEN THERAPY
The primary benefit of Bowen Therapy is relief from muscular-skeletal conditions, but also for a host of other ailments including:
- Reduction or relief from pain, including sciatica
- Reduced stress
- Enhanced mobility
- Increased energy
- Enhanced immune system
- Improved circulation
- Lymphatic drainage
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Plantar fasciitis
WHO CAN’T BE TREATED WITH BOWEN THERAPY?
There is one move that should not be used during pregnancy; otherwise it is suitable for anyone from newborn babies to the elderly.
Bowen is not an ongoing therapy, complete recovery should be expected within a maximum of 3 treatments. a top up after 6 weeks is recommended.