What is Fascia Bowen?
It has been proven through research that the lightest touch upon the skin such as fascia bowen has a channel of communication right through to the bone, which is why significant changes can be seen with the application of these moves. The incredibly gentle nature of Fascia Bowen makes it an ideal accompaniment to our current Bowen Technique, as well as providing an essential alternative for clients who are very young, frail, stressed, experiencing significant pain, whose body responds strongly to, or cannot tolerate the standard Bowen moves, as well as those who are severely disabled.
Fascia Bowen was developed by Howard Plummer who has spent many years treating children with autism and cerebral palsy. He has found that children enjoy receiving The Bowen Technique because the moves are not prolonged, which means they don’t have to keep still for very long! Every effort is made to ensure children are relaxed. Children tend to have a more immediate response; Therefore, they soon welcome the therapy for its effects. Children are always treated with the parent present.
Benefits of Bowen noted by Parents of Children with:
Quieter, better concentration, loss of some obsessive/repetitive behaviour, sleep patterns greatly improved, rage episodes lessened, abusive behaviours much reduced on self/property, more instances of language use, more eye contact, etc.
Clumsiness, balance and co-ordination improved, spine straightening–often dramatic, improved motor control, vocalisation, limb aches and pains reduced, improved concentration, behavioural improvements, sleep patterns improved, chewing/sucking stronger, etc.
Fascia Bowen is especially effective in people who have just suffered a stroke. The sooner treatment can be started, the better, although clients have reported continuing improvement for quite some time after.