"People with chronic disabilities
such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, MS, cerebral palsy,
muscular dystrophy and arthritis have shown a gradual improvement in
the condition and also in quality of life. It is always worth trying
the Bowen Technique because in many cases it has been known to
trigger surprising and unexpected recoveries when nothing else has
Case Studies - Back
Pain & Sciatica
Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia
Multiple Sclerosis (1)
Back Pain and Sciatica
Multiple Sclerosis (2)
Bowen Technique for
Children - Autism
Children: Cerebral Palsy
Low Back Pain
40 year old male suffered pain across entire
lower back for over ten years. The pain was unexplained by doctors
and was sporadic and inconsistent; sometimes a heat sensation,
sometimes sharp pain, and occurs for no particular reason (usual
causes can be twisting of posture, lifting something heavy, playing
sport or other injuries). Initial cause of the pain is unknown.
Client has lived with the pain for the last ten years
and has until recently had to take time off work because of the
The client was experiencing pain at the time of the
initial treatment. Immediately after the first Bowen session
however, he noticed a change in his posture and the pain had gone
entirely. However, a few hours later the pain returned and with
increased intensity (this is a common reaction in Bowen clients) and
that night he suffered headaches and felt very lethargic.
A few days later the pain disappeared for a few days.
Just previous to the second Bowen treatment the pain returned again
but with much less intensity than normally experienced.
At the end of the second treatment the pain in the
lower back was still evident and the client felt very groggy. Two
days later, the pain disappeared and has still not returned (some 7
36 year old male suffering severe sciatica.
The pain is constant and is sharp and intense (right side only). He
has had trouble sleeping for several nights and is also constipated.
After treatment one he felt immediate relief from the
sciatic pain. Lots of reactions occurred during the treatment (red
spots on the surface of the skin where the tension was being
released, warmth in his toes, tingling down his right leg). Client
had pain in his left leg the night of the treatment however the
following morning the pain was gone.
A second treatment was given seven days later to
ensure the sciatica would not return.
Three months later the client has not experienced any
sciatic pain at all.