Specializing in Chronic Pain
-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Seoul, Korea)
-Certified Bowen Practitioner (Fascial Kinetics, NZ)
If you want to integrate Bowen Therapy into general health care scheme of your family including your horses and dogs, Otago Bowen Therapy is for you.
Q1. What is Bowen Therapy?
Bowen Therapy is a gentle form of manual treatment for natural healing. A series of transversing Bowen Moves are executed with thumbs and fingers onto the specific points of the body to address the fascia, a connective tissue network lying beneath the skin and between the muscles. Bowen technique facilitates innate healing capacity of the body by creating changes in both biophysical and biochemical properties of fascia in the affected area.
Q2. What is it good for?
Bowen Therapy is especially effective for chronic pain. The following conditions can be helped with Bowen Therapy.
-Pain (low back, coccyx, sciatic, pelvic, fibromyalgia, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, cysts, bursitis, cancer)
-Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, lupus)
-Joint problems (frozen shoulder, neck restriction, tendonitis, meniscus injury, temporomandibular joint disorder)
-Soft tissue injuries (sprain, strain, Achilles tendon injury, concussion)
-Mental difficulties (migraine, chronic fatigue, depression, trauma)
-Motor dysfunctions (Parkinson's disease, stroke, spinal injury)
-Reproductive disorders (menstrual irregularity, endometriosis, impotence, infertility)
-Digestive disorders (constipation, gastroesophageal reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion)
-Respiratory problems (breathing difficulty, sinus congestion, Hay fever, asthma)
Q3. Is is safe?
Yes. As the Bowen Moves being executed over the light clothing are so gentle, it can be applied to from babies to elderly people, even to pregnant women with little or no concern of side effects. There is no forceful manipulation in Bowen Treatment.
Q4. How long does it take?
**For further information, please visit our website (www.obt.co.nz).