The Bowen Technique

The Bowen Fascial Release Technique is a remedial, hands-on therapy that is applied using very gentle pressure.

The practitioner uses thumbs and fingers on precise points of the body to perform Bowen’s unique sets of rolling-type moves which stimulate the muscles and soft tissue of the body.  There is no manipulation or adjustment of hard tissue and no force is used.  The experience of a treatment is gentle, subtle and relaxing.  It is believed that the Bowen Technique prompts the body to reset, repair and balance itself and clients report the experience of pain relief, improvement of function and recovery of energy.

Many people have used Bowen to treat:

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Migraines
  • Sports injuries
  • Back pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Insomnia

Deep Tissue/Sports Massage

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Deep tissue massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Deep tissue massage may:

  • Improve circulation and lymphatic flow
  • Assist in the removal of waste and toxins
  • Encourage deep muscle relaxation
  • Tone and balance the muscles
  • Improve range of motion and flexibility
  • Remodel scar tissue when required
  • Assist in mental preparation for sporting participation

The benefits above can also help relieve the many day to day problems, repetitive strain injury, sprains, tension, fatigue, that everyone experiences.

 

Auricular/Ear Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety

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This is a form of acupuncture that has been specifically developed for the treatment of stress and anxiety. 5 needles are inserted into very specific points on each ear which are believed to be related to different systems in the body. People report feeling much more relaxed and calm after treatments. This procedure has often been used for people who are recovering from addiction to help them avoid having relapses when feeling stressed. A guided meditation can also be done for people who need a little more help relaxing during the treatment. Treatments will last between 30-40 minutes and are done lying on a therapy table or seated.