What is the Bowen technique used for?
Bowen is a holistic remedial body technique that works on the soft connective tissue (fascia) of the body. Bowen therapy can be used to treat musculoskeletal or related neurological problems including acute sports injuries and chronic or organic conditions.
Does the Bowen technique actually work?
To date, there’s limited scientific proof that Bowen therapy works . The treatment hasn’t been widely researched. There are a few studies on its effects, but the results don’t provide hard evidence.
How long does it take for Bowen therapy to work?
Initially two Bowen sessions are scheduled a week apart. Clients usually see significant improvement within these two sessions. Additional sessions are scheduled at least a week apart as needed, with most conditions resolving within 3-8 sessions.
What do you wear to Bowen therapy?
what should i wear ? bowen therapy can be done directly on skin (with towels) or through light clothing . – if you choose to be treated in light clothing , please ensure clothing is loose and/or stretchy – jeans or tight/slippery clothing result in much less effective treatment.
What is the difference between Bowen therapy and massage?
What is the difference between Massage and Bowen Therapy ? There are many differences between the two , but let me outline the most obvious ones here. Usually in massage long strokes are used in the direction of muscle fibres, whereas in Bowen Therapy short rolling moves are used across the body of muscles fibres.
How much does Bowen therapy cost?
How many Bowen sessions do I need?
Short-term (acute) injury is usually resolved in 1 – 3 Bowen sessions , while long-standing (chronic) symptoms may require longer. A gap of 5 to 10 days is recommended between Bowen sessions ; so that the body can process the subtle information it has been given.
Does Bowen Therapy help nerve pain?
Bowen therapy has proven highly effective in treating sciatica as it is a form of physical therapy for sciatica treatment . Bowen’s form of physical therapy work to relax the nervous system as well as tense muscles, tendons and ligaments thereby allowing the pinched sciatic nerve to be released.
Can Bowen help arthritis?
Bowen Therapy can ‘t help rid you of arthritis , but is great for improving mobility and thus reduced pain. Bowen moves around the knees have reduced the pain for many, and regular maintenance treatments help people continue an active life.
What can you not do after Bowen Therapy?
Do not have a hot shower or bath in the 24 hours after your Bowen treatment . The Bowen treatment you received would have stimulated toxins to be released from the cells in your body into the lymphatic system.
Does Bowen Therapy make you tired?
You may feel stiff, experience occasional sharp pain, heat or brief shivers, headaches or even feel a little tired or emotional. Such reactions are usually brief as your body undertakes healing. If you experience a reaction and are uncertain, contact Christine on 0402 106 603.
Is Bowen therapy covered by health insurance?
Is Bowen therapy covered by private health insurance ? Bowen therapy is typically included in the natural or alternative therapies cover section of an extras policy, and you’ll typically need to choose a high-level extras policy if you want a rebate for Bowen therapy treatment.