What Is Bowen Therapy?
The Bowen technique is a very gentle and highly effective technique that can address a wide range of conditions. It is particularly helpful for skeletal, joint and muscle problems.
Bowen Therapy is a hands-on therapy that is applied using very gentle pressure. The practitioner uses thumbs and fingers on precise points of the body, usually over muscles, tendons and ligaments, which stimulate the muscles and soft tissue of the body. There is no manipulation or adjustment of hard tissue and no force is used.
The experience of a treatment is gentle, subtle and relaxing. It is believed that the Bowen Technique prompts the body to repair and re balance itself and clients report the experience of pain relief, improvement of function and recovery of energy. The practitioner leaves the room for a few minutes between moves, In order to give the body time to adjust and respond.
The technique can be effective for long term, chronic ailments, recent injuries and can also be effective for other health problems such as anxiety, depression and sleeplessness.
The treatment has an effect on the whole body, rather than treating one element and is suitable for people of all ages including babies.