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
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
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…
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!
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.
Really interesting article about posture and the way we sit.
By Bonnie Berkowitz and Patterson Clark,Washington Post
We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four experts, who detailed a chain of problems from head to toe;
Bowen in ‘Neighbours’
Bowen recently got a mention in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ when a character says "I’ve got to get to my Bowen Therapy appointment”.
You can watch it by going to;
Or by Googling episode 6823 and fast forward to 15min 50s.
Great news for Bowen!
24th April 2007
Adventurer Bear Grylls' battle with back
pain and high cholesterol
by MOIRA PETTY
the outside world, the adventurer Bear Grylls epitomises supreme fitness.
from the GEELONG ADVERTISER
Saturday, 3 April 1999
H E A L I N G H A
N D S
two decades after his death ‘the Bowen Technique’ is being taught to final year
osteopathy students at both RMIT and VUT and is expected to become part of the
chiropractic curriculum. KAREN MATTHEWS
delves into the history of a remarkable man.
“I expect to pass through this
world but once;
Any good thing therefore that
I can do,
Or any kindness that I can show
to any fellow-creature
Let me do it now;
Let me not defer or neglect it
For I shall not pass this way again.
The Daily Telegraph
August 4 2000
Light fingers make
many things work