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Bowen for Animals

Have you ever seen a dog or cat get bodywork?  It is so amusing.  First, they look back at you as if to say, “What are you doing?”  A few moments later, they are relaxing and melting underneath my hands.  Animals have no preconceived ideas about whether what I am doing is going to work […]

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The Effects of Caffeine

Peggy asked, “What are the effects of caffeine?”, especially as it relates to the energy drinks.  Caffeine in any form is a stimulant.  There are natural caffeines – guarana and kola nut, for example — but they are still caffeine.  So, they are a better choice, if used occasionally, than the caffeine in coffee which has been […]

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First Blog

Hello, friends.  I started this blog to post helpful bits of knowlege on how to keep your body balanced and healthy through, not only my own bodywork (mostly Bowen and NST), but also through other new and innovative techniques that come to my attention that I believe are life-changing. Also, I love to read and learn about […]

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FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS

Do not use other physical therapies. NO massage or acupressure, NO chiropractic adjustments, NO heat packs, ice packs, hot tubs, long hot showers or strong liniments. Prescription medicines are OK, if needed, as well as homeopathic or herbal remedies. When getting out of bed, a chair or car, transfer your weight onto both of your […]

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ON THE DAY OF THE TREATMENT

ON THE DAY OF THE TREATMENT Do not sit more than 30 minutes at a time. Walk around the room every half-hour, at a minimum, to maintain proper circulation. Lying down is fine as long as you’d like. No hot baths, heating pads, liniments or ice packs. No excessive heat or cold on areas that […]

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What should I do to get the best result from my treatment?

What should I do to get the best result from my treatment? The NST/Bowen Technique works in a subtle way over time. Its delicate signals and the body’s healing process in response to them can be overridden by brute force therapies, poor body dynamics, compro-mised nutritional status and overwork. The following guildelines will insure the […]

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What can I expect from a health consultation?

What can I expect from a health consultation? The initial consultation begins with discussion of the client’s personal and familial medical history. Next, each iris of the client’s eyes is examined and questions asked about what is seen in the eyes. (The nerve endings in the iris indicate the health of the tissues, organs, glands […]

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How long will my results last?

How long will my results last? In acute health challenges (e.g. a sports injury), all that is needed is one or two sessions and the results are usually permanent. For more chronic situations, expect a minimum of four sessions (CTS or severe sciatica). For certain conditions (scoliosis or repetitive strain injuries where one must continue […]

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How can I expect it to make me feel?

How can I expect it to make me feel? There are various responses different people have to the treatment. Some are energized and some feel lethargic, depending upon what your body is requiring of you. Some notice immediate improvement, others notice improvement over the course of a few days. Some don’t notice anything the first […]

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What ailments or conditions does Bowen/NST therapy address?

What ailments or conditions does Bowen/NST therapy address? Just about any pain condition can be affected, if not totally resolved, by Bowen/NST therapy. Common cases have included scoliosis, fybromyalgia, sciatica, joint pain, frozen shoulder, TMJ discomfort, carpal tunnel syndrome. Other ailments not necessarily associated with pain include constipation, digestive complaints including GERD with hiatal hernia […]

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