section of the Time to Treat web site focuses on Bowen Therapy -
giving you a background to where the therapy has grown from and
how it addresses particular complaints and injuries.
- You are given time to respond
during the treatment session.
of the Bowen Therapy is governed by your response to the Bowen
do not impose their will on either you or the outcome of the
is treated as a whole, (no part of the body is considered to
act and exist in isolation).
Bowen moves aim to re-balance the body prior to addressing the
affected part. (Otherwise it would be rather like replacing
your worn car tyres whilst you have a twisted chassis.)
for example. the good arm first. The mind, seeing how gentle
the Bowen moves are, 'releases' the affected arm for treatment
knowing that it is not going to be put into pain
It is a remedial therapy in
which the practitioner uses thumbs and forefingers on precise points
on the body to make rolling type moves that aim to disturb the muscles,
soft tissue and the nerves within the body. These moves stimulate
the body to make the adjustments that help to rebalance, relieve
tension and reduce pain.
There is no manipulation
or adjustment of hard tissue. It is not a form of massage. The treatment
affects the body in ways that promote healing, pain relief, and
recovery of energy.
of the treatment is gentle, subtle, and relaxing. It is these features
which make the Bowen Technique so unique.
and the elderly.
It is generally
regarded as safe, gentle and effective for people of all ages. The
practitioner tailors the treatment for those who are either very
young, or in a weakened or frail state.
A growing number
of athletes and their physiotherapists are discovering that regular
Bowen treatments enhance performance and reduce the incidence of
Roy Wilson has
found that the Bowen Technique brings rapid relief and quickly enables
the player to get back into the game. (Hamstring injury can be treated
on the pitch.)
here for a very brief introduction to Tom Bowen - the founding
father of Bowen Therapy.
Should you have any further
questions then please do not hesitate to make
contact with us.