Bowen Therapy is a holistic alternative therapy, non-invasive in nature, that aims to treat the cause of problems rather than the symptoms. The treatment works on the body's muscles, tendons, nerves and fascia, which intern empowers the body's own resources to reset and help in its natural healing process.
Lisa's aim is to help your physical and emotional needs to relieve symptoms and release positive energy flow through your body enabling your body's healing process to being.
A Typical Treatment
During a treatment, the practitioner uses their fingers and thumbs to gently shift muscles and tissues at key pressure points, where there is a release of tension and blockages. This technique will stimulate the body's energy flow and encourage self-healing.
The treatment is quite safe to use on anyone, from newborns to the elderly as there are no vigorous manipulations involved.
A treatment will typically last between 30 to 1 hour. It can be provided through a layer of light clothing, although you may be asked to remove heavy or thick garments. During this time the practitioner my leave the room for periods of 2-5 minutes at a time. This allows for your body to respond to the treatment and for the necessary changes to occur in your body before commencing the next sequence of moves.
The Bowen Therapy Treatment usually results in a deep feeling of relaxation.
Benefits of Bowen Therapy
The Bowen technique does not seek to treat specific conditions or diseases but rather to gently stimulate the body to heal itself. The use of Bowen Therapy can help patients find relief from the following conditions -
- Spinal Conditions
- Sports Injuries
- Neck Conditions including Whiplash
- Pelvic Imbalances
- Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Hand Conditions
- Coccyx Pain
- Leg, Knee, Ankle & Foot Conditions
- Migraine & Headaches
- New Born Baby - Crankiness, Colic, Projectile Vomiting, Crying & Not Sleeping
- TMJ (Jaw) Pain
- Menstural, Fertility & Menopausal Conditions
- Breast Pain
- Bed Wetting
- Stress Conditions & Emotional Depression
- Digestive & Intestinal Conditions
- Pregnancy - before birth to help the body go through all its changes & help prepare for the labour, also during, to assist labour & afterwards for quicker recovery time.
What You Can Expect
In most cases, the recipient can expect substantial relief after just the first session however, often 2-5 sessions are required for the treatment of most conditions. Chronic or long standing conditions or repeat injury may require additional treatments. Many clients are known to have periodic Bowen Therapy treatments to maintain body integrity and balance and to prevent the onset of problems. It is important to note, while Bowen Therapy can help speed up recovery time, it is not meant to replace medical treatment, it can be used as a complementary therapy.
Bowen Therapy promotes changes in tissue hydration and therefore it is imperative that clients drink sufficient water pre and post treatment. Results are improved if the client is well hydrated prior to and following a treatment. It is recommended that you drink 6-8 glasses of water every day.
Please inform the practitioner if you have received massage, chiropractic or other body work within 5 days prior to your Bowen Therapy treatment.
- $65 Initial Treatment, including consultation - 45mins - 1 hour
- $60 Follow Up Treatments - 30-45minutes
- $30 Children 0-4 years
We reserve the right to alter any prices without notification.