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BRILLIANT BOWEN

If you have sprained your ankle, strained your hamstring, injured your low back, have a migraine, woken up with an excruciating pain in your neck or have asthma contact a Bowen Therapist. If on the other hand your baby has colic, reflux or doesn't settle or you have a very anxious school child or you are suffering a chronic condition that any other therapies have not been able to resolve then check out a Bowen Therapist.

The Bowen Technique is a very gentle cross fibre muscle release technique that activates and empowers your body's own repair mechanisms. It allows your body to rebalance and reset - resulting in relaxation, healing and pain relief/balancing and stimulating the body's energy flows, it also results in a deep sense of overall well being.

Tom Bowen was an amazingly successful body worker who hailed from Geelong in Victoria. He had an enormous following due to his reputation in assisting conditions connected with babies through to the very elderly, from AFL players and representative basketballers, to Melbourne Cup horses and their jockeys. He was a self taught practitioner who professed his skill was a gift from God.

The Bowen Technique has progressed remarkably since 1982, with Tom Bowen's passing. Research programs have been conducted with frozen Shoulder problems, TMJ difficulties and ADD and ADHD disorders. Since January 2000, the Bowen technique has gained Australian Government recognition as "recognised" and accredited complementary therapy and practitioners can complete Certificate IVs and Diplomas in the Bowen Technique.

Interestingly, from the humble beginnings in Geelong, the Bowen Technique is now practised in 30 countries around the world and is therefore one of Australian's proudest exports.

Bowen provides a wonderful and very effective treatment for all sorts of muscular skeletal problems (ankle, knee, lower back and neck pain etc) including: Asthma, Carpal Tunnel, Dizziness, Frozen Shoulder, Headaches, RSI, Whiplash, Dental/Facial pain, Sports Injuries, TMJ issues, Migraines, Sciatica - as well as emotional stress and anxiety and many other muscle or joint pains.

Anne Schubert

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In 1975 the government instituted the Webb Committee of Inquiry into Naturopathy in Australia and reviewed Tom Bowen’s work. They found he was seeing some 13,000 people a year and achieving a success rate in his practice of over 80% of presenting conditions.

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