plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis - a pain in the heel

There’s a facebook group that I’m a member of that’s all about hiking and bushwalking in Australia.  All sorts of things are discussed, questions asked… places, packs, sleeping bags, boots… Recently the topic of plantar fasciitis…
multiple sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis - Bowen can help the many symptoms

My first introduction to Bowen Therapy was through a work colleague who had multiple sclerosis. I’d had a minor car accident, resulting in an aching neck from whiplash that doctors weren’t interested in. Seeing me in pain, my colleague…
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basketball - hoops and tight hips

Last weekend, I helped out at the local Police and Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) annual 3 on 3 basketball competition.  Players and spectators were able to receive complementary Bowen treatments. It was a great day !  Lots of talented kids,…
fascia mesh sculpture

Fascia - I've got you under my skin !

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog about nerve receptors at work in Bowen treatment.  Many of those nerve receptors reside just under the skin in the layers of fascia.  I was tempted to delve into fascia at the time, but it's a subject so…
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sport performance - finding an “edge”, your personal best

  A couple of weeks ago, the Marrickville Police and Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) asked if I’d return to support their kids sport program - their annual 3 on 3 basketball competition. Of course I said I would - last year’s event was…
breasts care bowen therapy

love your breasts...

Mammary glands - boobs, tits, jugs, knockers or any one of the multitude of euphemisms - we girls need to look after our breasts. what are breasts anyway ? Breasts are made of glandular tissue (that produces milk) and fatty tissue.  It’s…
nerve receptors

you’ve got nerve ! (actually, you've got nerve receptors)

is my bowen treatment actually doing anything ? Clients often comment that Bowen moves are so gentle, that they wonder whether I am really doing anything.  I assure them I am, and that there’s actually lots going on under the skin during…
frozen shoulder pain

Frozen shoulder - like sharp shards piercing the shoulder

Frozen shoulder can be a very painful and disabling condition The shoulder becomes increasingly stiff.  Shoulder movement becomes restricted.  Even simple movements such as fastening a bra or tucking a shirt into trousers become difficult…
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summer 2016 news

summer news... hot days at the beach and holidays !  that's what summer's about ! read how Simply Bowen Therapy can help you through summer, a holiday offer, and a simple summer feast... summer... hot sun on the skin, sand between the…
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black dog, down in the dumps, the blues... depression

  depression November is Movember.  To finish the month where we focus on men’s health, we’re going to explore depression. Everyone feels sad or low or moody at times.  But depression is more than just a low mood.  Some people…
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the prostate - no longer secret men's business

the prostate - no longer secret men's business With November seeing the appearance of not-always-attractive facial hair thanks to “Movember”, focus is being turned to men’s health issues.  Movember aims to improve awareness and education…
anxiety bowen therapy

Anxiety - more than just feeling stressed

Anxiety - more than just feeling stressed Anxiety can be a normal response to a real or imagined threat.  Most people have stress or anxious feelings when they’re in a situation where they feel under pressure.  It can be helpful to enable…
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stress - when everyday stress becomes chronic, Bowen can help

Stress - an everyday problem Stress is the natural way your body responds to a demand or threat.  When you feel threatened in some way, your body is designed to respond through physiological changes - your body’s way to protect you - until…
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Meniere's disease - vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss... Bowen can help !

Meniere’s disease - vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss... Meniere’s disease impacts an estimated one in 500 Australians.  A recent client, with a particularly severe case, was unlucky to be one of them. Meniere’s disease is a disorder…
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Iliotibial Band Syndrome - runner’s knee (or, in my case, hiker’s knee)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome - runner’s knee (or, in my case, hiker’s knee) Over the past couple of months, I’ve noticed many clients who’ve had tight iliotibial bands (ITB’s).  They’ve usually come to see me for other reasons - like…
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spring 2016 news

Spring is here !  The temperature is getting warmer, the days are getting longer ! read simply bowen therapy's spring news how Bowen can help you through springtime, referral bonus, a new client area, and a scrummy, easy spring recipe...   I…
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Bulging discs - a problem of the straight spine…

Bulging discs, tight hamstrings and lower back pain - the problems of flat back posture As an avid follower of Core Walking’s blog posts, I used to chuckle at all these people he saw with pelvic tuck !  It was the opposite of many of the…
lower back pain chair sitting

lower back pain - the sitting disease

Lower back pain - the sitting disease Constantly sitting.  Everywhere sitting.  Sitting for breakfast.  Sitting in the car or train to work.  Sitting at a desk all day, except when sitting in more meetings.  Sitting for dinner.  Sitting…
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neck pain... a pain in the desk !

Neck pain and the computer hunch Your days are spent at a desk, behind a computer, peering at the screen.  Before that it was staring into a phone screen on the train.  Or slumped behind the wheel of a car.  By mid-afternoon, the neck pain…
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Injury management - why manage when you can lead !

Most of us thrive when our minds are engaged and inspired - so why do we treat our bodies differently when it comes to injury management ?   Many who know me know that I haven’t always been a Bowen Therapist.  After cooking for…
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upper back feel tight ?  don't stretch !

as I was preparing to write a little about some of the posture problems and muscle imbalances I often see, I was distracted… I was distracted by repairs to my tent of all things... I needed to fix the elastic in my tent poles ready for a hiking…
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winter news - simply bowen therapy is here to help

winter and cold weather is coming - simply bowen therapy is here to help... read simply bowen therapy's winter news to learn about about helping colds, discount packages, how to make the most of your Bowen treatment, and a delicious, easy…
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Asthma - yes, Bowen Therapy can help !

With back burning happening around Sydney last month and the high amount of smoke in the air, a number of clients commented that their chest feels tight.  Many were concerned about their asthma. Most are surprised to know that Bowen Therapy…
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make the most of your Bowen Therapy treatment

Are you jumping off the table thinking everything’s great ?  all done ?  let’s get on with what I was doing before ? Or perhaps you were wondering what did I just pay for ?  I don’t feel anything ! The magic of Bowen is not just…
water bowen therapy post treatment care

want best results from Bowen treatment ? drink water !

People can survive without food for weeks or even months, but without water for only a few days. All our organs, including the brain, rely on water to function properly. We simply can’t live without it. And Bowen practitioners rely on clients drinking plenty of water in the days after treatment for them to get the best results.