So as many of you who have come to clinic now know, often where you feel the pain is often not the root cause and the pain is being felt because of an issue in a completely different area of your body.
This does not have to be structural or muscular. Do you have a scar that could be the cause of your pain?
So quite often clients are surprised about how many children they see come to the clinic. Bowen therapy isn’t just for us adults you know!
A baby/child Bowen treatment is a very gentle experience. Treatment can be on the couch, a chair, parent’s lap or even playing with toys on the floor and generally take around 15-20 minutes.
However especially for children who have had to spend a lot of time at the Doctors or in hospital, coming into a clinic environment can often be a daunting prospect so when the weather allows sessions often take place outside feeding my chickens or going to see Annie the Donkey or Teddy the Polish shire horse! (more…)
What often surprises a lot of clients is that Bowen therapy doesn’t just address musculoskeletal issues. A growing percentage of my work is addressing symptoms of a hormonal and organic origin.
Having already covered a lot of theory in my basic training, last year I travelled to Yorkshire to attend a course titled “Hormone Release – The Bowen Way”. (more…)
Sciatica is the name given to any sort of pain caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve and describes the symptoms of leg pain—and possibly tingling, numbness, or weakness—that originate in the lower back and travel through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of each leg.
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It runs from the back of your pelvis, through your buttocks, and all the way down both legs, ending at your feet. (more…)
Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is stiffness, pain, usually intense, together with a limited range of movement in your shoulder. A frozen shoulder can develop when you stop using the joint normally because of pain, injury, or a chronic health condition, such as diabetes or a stroke. Any shoulder problem can lead to frozen shoulder if you do not work to keep full range of motion. (more…)
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