Treatment times can vary according to the presenting condition and client factors determined during the initial assessment. typical treatment times would range from 30 minutes to one hour. Often no more than 3 to 5 sessions are required for the treatment of most conditions.
Yes, very young and very old persons respond very well to Bowen as it is a very soft touch modality.
Yes Bowen has no effect on your medications.
All these therapies are excellent therapies, but they differ in many aspects. These therapies often use adjustment or cracks to realign the structure of the body. They make a diagnosis and treat the area of concern. But the Bowen therapists will instead treat the body as a whole unite without referral to named disease.
Yes definitely, Bowen has amazing results for pregnant ladies, assisting with back pain, sacral discomfort and tightness with the diaphragm.
This is worth discussing with your therapist as it can depend on the type and vigour of the exercise activity you want to do. It also depends on your level of athleticism. In most cases exercise is fine if it remains moderate and well within your limits and in some instances is helpful. Some conditions simply do better with rest and recuperation, please trust your therapist's advice and be sure that they will want you returning to normal activity as quickly as possible.
No, Bowen is a unique bodywork modality which uses gentle precisely located rolling movements over particular muscles, nerves, tendons or ligaments to achieve long-lasting relief from pain. Bowen does not use massage, deep pressure, or prolonged contact.
If you are wearing bulky items such as jumpers or jeans, you will be asked to remove these for the treatment. Bowen moves are better done directly on the skin. Clients are appropriately draped at all times during the treatment.
Yes, Bowen therapy has had many successes with RSI and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Bowen is usually carried out on a massage table, and can be carried out standing or sitting. The therapist uses anatomical landmarks to precisely position the moves. These moves are carried out in pre-determined sequences and are usually a gentle rolling movement using the fingers or thumbs.
After performing a set of moves, the therapist will leave the room for a couple of minutes, allowing your body time to integrate the moves just carried out. Some clients feel sensations such as tingling, heat, or cold as the muscles release. A treatment is very relaxing, and some clients even fall asleep.
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