Welcome, here you will find links to Bowen Therapy FAQs By Benjamin Setter Senior Bowen Therapy Pain Relief Specialist. The questions on this page range from why Bowen Therapy is more effective when not combined with other treatments? To structural conditions to what is Wry Neck and how can Bowen Therapy assist? This then leads you to the ultimate food for thought question, As a Bowen Therapist, is there a point where you won’t treat a client?… And so much more!
Below you will find a link to Questions on the following topics: What are the positions of clients while having Bowen Therapy? How much time do you need for Bowen Therapy? Is Tea equal to water? And Babies and Bowen Therapy? Follow the link to F&Q By Benjamin Setter
Back pain and Bowen Therapy?
Bowen Therapy for the knee?
Bowen Therapy and the pregnant lady?
Can Bowen Therapy be combined?
Tom Bowen demonstrated that Bowen Therapy is a stand alone therapy! When I was first starting out in Practice, I was told by many other Alternative Medicine Practitioners around me that you need to learn to do a number of different treatments. And if necessary to learn to use them successfully in combination!
Tom Bowen was insistent that clients didn’t use other therapies while being treated by him. He knew that the results were better and more consistent if they allowed the Bowen Therapy to work unspoiled by other treatments. This has been repeatedly proven not just in my own practice for the last 28 years. but by many other authentic Bowen Therapist around the world.
Senior Bowen Therapy Pain Relief Specialist
Setter’s Health Centre Relieving Pain Since 1991
A. If you’ve woken up in the morning with a stiff or painful neck, and with your head often stuck on a lean…then that’s wry neck. Left unattended this painful locking of the vertebrae caused by poor pillow posture and muscle tension can take several days to undo itself, but with Bowen Therapy a wry neck is very swiftly resolved. With the gentlest of Bowen work the neck very quickly relaxes, stopping the pain and returning a full range of neck movement.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is an overuse injury that occurs in the knee of adolescents. It is caused by inflammation of the patellar tendon below the kneecap – where the tendon attaches to the shinbone. Those most at risk of this disease are teenagers who participate physical sports such as rugby league, soccer, gymnastics, basketball and distance running on bitumen or concrete paths.
Once a diagnosis has been made the standard treatment aims at reducing the pain and swelling. This may include the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and wrapping the knee until the child can enjoy activity without discomfort or significant pain afterwards.
It’s a biggie – where do you stop? Should we be treating clients with terminal cancer? What about M.S. or Parkinson’s disease? A brain tumour? HIV – now that hasn’t gone away. Alcoholism hasn’t either. What about mental illness? What’s the mind got to do with Bowen Therapy?
The truth is, Bowen Therapy is about the body – which the brain is a part of – so if there’s a problem with the body, Bowen Therapy can help, even if it is just to relax the muscles from the anxiety of a serious illness. A Bowen Therapist should not be discouraged by viruses and cancer. Instead, they really should boldly go where no Bowen Therapist has gone before. They must find the fortitude to work with the gravely ill. Yes, some patients will die…but if a Bowen Therapist can take away a little bit of pain, offer a little comfort, then why should they not offer help?
So for all Bowen Therapists out there…find your courage!
Find the courage to look other medical professionals in the eye and tell them a Bowen Therapist’s touch is not limited to muscular and skeletal injuries. And find the courage you will need to repeat every move with disciplined perfection. Day in day out, don’t let the repetition break you…get every Bowen move right and repeat it a thousand times.
Make that discipline teach your hands and mind to be absolutely proficient in Tom Bowen’s Technique. Bowen Therapy is for the long term! The moves you make today can shape a client’s life for years.
And above all, know your own limits. We all have them, even Bowen Therapists. You may not be comfortable working with the terminally ill as they draw their last breath – I wasn’t at first, and it took me ten years to know when I was ready to.
So, fellow Bowen Therapists, having read all of this, perhaps it’s time for some personal discovery. What will you say when someone asks, “What is untreatable for a Bowen Therapist?”
Benjamin Setter | Bowen Therapy Specialist
Phone 47288 800
Alternative Medicine Townsville for 26 years.
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Benjamin Setter is a trailblazer for Bowen Therapy! He is now a recognised Specialist in Bowen Therapy and with over 25 years experience and having performed more then 40 000 individual Bowen treatments his experience in this field is unparalleled.
Benjamin has been fortunate to spend his entire professional career as a Bowen Therapist… He Lives and Breaths this wonderful healing modality. Having opened the first Bowen Therapy clinic in his home town of Townsville Australia and received his Diploma from Mr and Mrs Ossie & Elaine Rentsch back in 1991. Benjamin has not sat idle as he specialised in helping those needing Chronic Pain Relief Management!
He has continued to study in line with the changing face of The Bowen Therapeutic Technique in Australia and have attained a Certificate IV in Bowen Therapy, and the Diploma of Specialised Bowen Therapy from the Border College Of Natural Therapies this training is now provided by Bowen Training Australia. To top it all he finally trained as an Instructor of Bowen Therapy, but due to the wonders of Fatherhood he has chosen not continue at this time… Today he still works tirelessly to bring the pain relief benefits of Bowen Therapy to the attention of his clients in Townsville and the global internet community via Facebook & LinkedIn.
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