The Bowen Technique is gentle but an intentional remedial bodywork that works on the bodies soft and connective tissue. It applies pressure across our muscle fibres to trigger our sensory nerves, the status of the muscle fibre is sent to the brain which in turn initiates a self-correction within the body. This can be variable, releasing muscle tension or re-aligning a joint for example.
Depending on the placement of the procedural moves, any of the following structures are receptive to activation or release during a treatment:
- Bodily organs
The Bowen Technique is a wholistic approach to physical healthcare meaning that the entire body is addressed. The practitioner identifies the source of pain rather than solely treat a symptom by recognising muscle recruitment patterns that have been adopted through stress, injury or trauma to the body.
What can be treated with bowen technique?
Because of the versatility Bowen Technique offers, anyone and everyone can benefit. Bowen Therapists will work in conjunction with other allied health therapist to ensure that our clients get the appropriate care for their individual situation.
Commonly addressed conditions are:
- Repetivtive Strain Injuries - Carpal Tunnel/RSI, Tendonitis
- Pregnancy Related ailments - Sciatica, Back Pain, SI Dysfunction/Pelvic Ailment
- Recovery from injury or operations
- Postural Imbalances and Movement compensation patterns
- Infant and Baby ailments – Colic, Asthma, Sleep disturbance, body ailment
- Fascia Release and Stress Management amongst a few...
Baby Bowen is such a simple procedure that parents can be taught it so they can help their baby themselves.
For parents who are exhausted and overwhelmed; a personalized Bowen Therapy session can help them too!
Baby Bowen workshops are designed to give you a tool to access in times of distress, upset and exhaustion. It will empower you in helping calm your baby, aiding them to rest and into recovery. It will give you focus during these times to proceed with calm and enable you to maintain reassurance to your baby that all is ok.
If you have questions regarding other physical presentations please ask, it may be that you special circumstances would suit a one on one consultation with a trained and experienced therapist.
Major Health Funds offer rebates on consultations.
Conditions that have had success using Bowen Therapy are:
- Digestive or Bowel complaints
- Suckling issues
- Sleeping Disorders
- Posture corrections
- Muscle tone or lack of