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Conditions Treated

Bowen Therapy can help achieve dramatic results on musculo-skeletal, sports injuries, joint problems, digestive disorders such as IBS, headaches, asthma, stress related conditions, problems associated with pregnancy and hormonal imbalances.

Bowen is a gentle enough therapy to be used on anyone of any age, as there is no forceful manipulation it can be used over soft tissue injuries or post surgery recovery.

Headaches, Migraines, Back and Neck problems

Bowen Therapy is the ideal treatment for many types of head, neck and back problems. Including headaches, stiffness, lack of movement and joint problems.

If you suffer from a problem  affecting your spinal structure, such as scoliosis (curvature of the spine) or a slipped disc, or maybe you're suffering from muscular tension. Bowen Therapy can offer significant relief from the pain and discomfort.

Headaches and migraines can be very painful and frustrating and yet conventional medication does very little for the long term effects of a headache.

Migraines and headaches are often hormone related. they can also be caused from blocked sinuses or tension in the neck and shoulders. Along with the physical factors there is also stress, lifestyle, diet, dehydration and sleep can all play a role. The role of Bowen therapy is to relax the body and release the retained tension. Bowen therapy helps regulate hormonal and metabolic balance, with regular Bowen sessions you should see a noticeable improvement in your headaches and migraines, you'll learn more about them and how to prevent them in the future.

Sports Injuries

Bowen Therapy is great for treating sports injuries because it is so gentle it can be used immediately, even over swollen tissue! There is no forceful manipulation. Soft tissue and muscle injuries heal twice as quick with the aid of Bowen Therapy as they do with traditional treatments.

Bowen is being used much more by athletes and sports professionals, mostly in tennis, football and rugby, however many other sports are beginning to use the therapy.

Bowen is being used to help players recover quicker from injury and also to prevent injury from occurring. 

 

Digestive Disorders

Bowen Therapy is great for anyone  who wants to improve their digestive health. Poor diets and stress can have a big impact on our ability to properly absorb nutrients from food effectively. This means we can also become less capable of eliminating toxins and waste which results in poor health long term.

Bowen Therapy is great at helping our  lymphatic system drain, the lymph nodes hold toxins so with them being clear it can help strengthen the immune system. 

Bowen is also clinically proven to improve hormonal and metabolic  balance. This is done by helping the body absorb nutrients , it reduces the body's need to store fat reserves, so BOwen therapy is also a very good therapy for anyone looking to lose weight.

Bowen therapy is especially helpful for those who suffer from;

  • Bloating

  • Thyroid conditions

  • weight issues

  • acid refulx

  • hormonal imbalance

  • Kidney problems

  • gall bladder disorder

  • ileocecal valve issues

  • crohn's disease

  • diarrhea

Stress and Anxiety

Now a days people live with much more stress and a faster pace life than our bodies are designed to cope with. Stress can have a massive physical impact on the body, however we are often unaware of its effects. The long term effects of stress can be devastating, stress makes us release adrenaline. this makes our muscles tense and suppresses our digestion. High stress levels can also contribute to high blood pressure, headaches, hormone imbalances, digestive problems and all kinds of aches and pains.

Bowen therapy is clinically proven to significantly reduce anxiety, tension and fatigue. Bowen helps release muscular tension and helps the body return to the parasympathetic nervous system in which state is can rest and heal itself.

Respiratory Problems

In the UK we have the highest amount of asthma sufferers in Europe. Bowen Therapy can help those who suffer from asthma and other respiratory disorders. It is also effective on both children and adults.

The therapy itself is very gentle and non-invasive and does not need to be long term. Many people have experienced a lasting and dramatic improvement after only a few sessions. Bowen therapy aims to relieve tension and tightness in the chest and therefore decrease the frequency of attacks. respiratory conditions are usually caused by allergies, and i will try and identify the cause of your symptoms to that they can be avoided in the future.

Mother and Baby

During pregnancy the body undergoes many dramatic changes. Along the way its quite normal to feel pain or discomfort as the body changes to protect and nourish the baby. The hormonal changes of pregnancy can also have an impact on your emotional well-being.

Bowen therapy has many good results in treating the problems associated to pregnancy. it is a much more gentle therapy than other types of massage or osteopathy, Bowen can be used to treat back pain, pelvic pain, pubic pain with minimal contact, you can sit up or lie on your side for a treatment and remain clothed if you would prefer. Sciatica or pubis symphysis can be fully resolved often in one session.

Bowen is also very beneficial in preparing the body for labour. Many women find that they experience reactively quick births after Bowen Treatments. For those that are interested in natural births, Bowen can be helpful as it makes it more likely the woman can get through labour without as much medication. Also those who have needed or planned a cesarian birth Bowen is very beneficial in recovery from surgery.

For new mothers

Bowen is really helpful in speeding up recovery after birth. The treatment focuses on encouraging the uterus to contract and helping the pelvis realign. the sooner after labour the mother comes for a treatment the more effective the treatment will be.

For babies

For babies birth is an incredibly tense experience. The babies head and body are massively compromised in the birth canal, after birth the babies body then needs to adjust to a new milk diet. A lot of babies experience a lot of wind, digestive and colic discomfort. Bowen can be massively useful in treating any kind of digestive problems, as its gentle enough to be used on the youngest and most delicate of babies. As babies change so fast its often possible to see results during the course of the session. 

 

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