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The Bowen Technique

Bowen is a relatively new hands-on, non-invasive remedial treatment, brought from Australia to the UK in the 1993, and is fast becoming one of the most popular complementary therapies.

The Bowen therapist, using thumbs and fingers makes gentle but dynamic moves over muscles, tendons and soft tissue at precise points on the body. Each sequence of moves is interspersed by a rest period or break, during which the therapist leaves the room. The break, a key element of Bowen and a defining aspect of the technique, allows the client to rest whilst the brain and body to respond to the treatment received and initiate the healing process. 

A Bowen treatment aims to release tension in the body and encourage realignment Acute injury is generally resolved in 1 – 3 treatments, while chronic conditions may require several sessions. Clients often return regularly for ‘top-up’ treatments, to maintain their feeling of well being and to strengthen their immune system.

Treatment usually lasts between 45 minutes and an hour and is applied through light clothing

It is suitable for men, women, children and babies of all ages and levels of fitness.

A baby with colic or an elderly person with Arthritis could equally benefit from Bowen.

The Bowen Technique has a remarkable record of success in helping clients with a wide range of conditions muscular and skeletal problems such as back, neck, shoulder, hip/pelvis, knee and foot / ankle pain; whiplash, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, carpel tunnel syndrome and sports injuries; arthritis, asthma, hay fever, migraine, IBS and kidney problems.

Bowen can help provide relief from the symptoms of chronic conditions such as ME, MS, cancer, fibromyalgia, depression, fertility and hormonal imbalances.