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Are you unknowingly prolonging your injury?

Are you unknowingly prolonging your injury?

“You owe it to yourself to take responsibility for your health”

The best of treatments can be undermined with bad postural, movement and dietary habits.  In chronic re-occurring conditions please examine all your daily activities.  Many people have bad habits they are unaware of which exacerbate their condition. Listed are a few of the more common problems along with some basic health tips.

  • Sitting with wallet in back pocket
    (Pelvic imbalance, which side bends the spine and leads to chronic pain)

Your News: The Bowen is a technique like no other

Your News: The Bowen is a technique like no other
by Louise Dunthorne

The Bowen Technique is a form of body work unlike any other where the therapist is not in constant contact with the body, this is normal and an important part of the treatment.

Imagine, lying face down on a treatment couch where gentle rolling movements are being applied to different parts of the body; warmth or a tingling sensation is often felt over the area just worked. The therapist leaves the room for a few minutes (the breaks).

Brain Mapping and the Bowen Technique


Brain Mapping and the Bowen Technique
by Alexia Monroe , Bowenwork Instructor

I became inspired to explore brain mapping and its connection to the Bowen Technique through V.S. Ramachandran’s book, Phantoms in the Brain. Dr. Ramachandran explores the fascinating research into different centers of the brain responsible for our “body image”.

The research began in the 1940′s, during brain surgery performed by Dr. Wilder Penfield. Brain surgery is often done on fully conscious patients, because the brain contains no pain receptors.

My sceptical visit to a Bowen practitioner

My sceptical visit to a Bowen practitioner
By Carolyn Jarman


I had tried doctors, chiropractors and physiotherapists (each helping in some small way), but my back problems increased to the point of desperation. If I forward even slightly from the perpendicular, I fell flat on my face as my back gave way.

Progressing to back spasms (every couple of days) made me cry out in pain before I collapsed on the floor yet again. My husband had to put my shoes and socks on for me and often help me to dress. I couldn’t sit in a car for more than 30 minutes without a walk to ease the pain and stiffness.

A day in the life of James Ellison BSB (British Super Bikes) Rider


A day in the life of James Ellison BSB (British Super Bikes) Rider

A day in the life of…
So now that things have settled down a little I thought id write a blog to let everyone know what I’ve been up to recently.  The first round at Brands Hatch Easter weekend was certainly one I will remember for many reasons, one of them being it was the first time id had a double podium since 2010, we had somewhat of an up and down season last year so to bag a double podium at my first meeting with a new team and a new bike gave me a heap of confidence, especially considering I got the first podium from 16th on the grid and with an injury sustained in qualifying that later turned out to be a cracked pelvis with internal muscle bleeding and bruising!

Back Pain?

Have back pain?  So many people experience it, yet most don’t know why or what to do about it. 

This handy infographic breaks it down..

http://tv.greenmedinfo.com/everything-need-know-back-pain-infographic/#sthash.x07OGssj.dpuf


Dad thanks NHS after being able to walk


Worcester News
Thursday 30th January 2014


Dad thanks NHS after being able to walk

A DAD with acute and agonising sciatica may be able to return to work and can now walk without a stick thanks to complementary therapy while he waited for a cure on the NHS.

Justin Willis, aged 42, of Beauchamp Road, Malvern, was in such pain he felt he was being ‘stabbed’ and collapsed up to four times a week, sometimes in front of his distressed daughter, Tyler, now aged six.

Mr Willis has been signed off work at Foster Care Co-operative in Malvern his GP since last October but now, thanks to the two Malvern-based therapists, feels the worst may be behind him.

Hands on Healing - How does it work?

How does Reiki and other methods of hands-on healing work?


People around the world have been using Reiki and other hands-on healing methods to assist individuals in improving their health and state of well-being for centuries. 

As humans and technology have evolved, we began to take a more medical approach to health and wellness (at least in the western world); therefore, Reiki and other alternative methods of healing have been perceived as unrealistic or “mystical”.  

We are now at the point in our human evolution where we are uncovering the science behind formerly “mystical” approaches.

Maternity & Newborn Care & Bowen

Maternal & Newborn care 
Sandra Gustafson

The Bowenwork offers unique and exciting possibilities in optimising the outcome of both mother and baby in the preconception, prenatal, labour and delivery and post partum situations. This article by Sandra Gustafson highlights how and why this technique is so successful. 

History of Bowenwork 
Tom Bowen was born in 1916 in the state of Victoria, Australia. Tom did not receive any specific education in healing arts. Higher education was a luxury item for most families in those days, picking up the pieces after the 2 world wars.
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