Frequently Asked Questions
A. Yes. This is important. Your Practitioner must meet the professional practice standards, code of ethics, continuing education, first aid and professional indemnity insurance required by Government Health Statutes.
A. Most conditions are essentially resolved in two to three sessions; however chronic conditions may require more extensive treatments. Many clients have routine maintenance treatments (3 weekly – 1 monthly) intervals to maintain body balance and musculo-skeletal integrity, avoiding costly regression and as an investment in their health.
A. Yes, definitely. Bowen has amazing results during all stages of pregnancy, assisting with back pain, sacral discomfort and tightness with the diaphragm. Ladies often experience an improvement in relaxation and sleeping due to the techniques holistic approach. Please remember to tell your therapist that you are pregnant when booking your session.
A. The principal reason for choosing The Bowen Technique is the high rate of success in treating a wide range of presenting conditions. Often this success is achieved where other modalities have been unsuccessful. In addition being non-invasive and not employing strong manipulation practices. The Bowen Technique is suitable from infants to the elderly. Many people have found The Bowen Technique and its holistic approach is able to resolve conditions that have been long standing where other modalities have been unsuccessful.
A. The Bowen Technique may be done through light clothing. However you may be asked to remove bulky items such as thick jumpers or jeans that restrict a movement being performed. Clothing should be light and loose with only one light layer to work through. Ideally direct skin contact is preferable to achieve optimum effect, However….. treatments in our clinics are generally performed through light loose clothing.
A. Treatment times can vary according to the presenting condition and client factors determined during the initial assessment. Typical treatment times would range from 30 minutes to one hour. Please arrive approximately 15 min early on your first visit so that a client history can be recorded.
A. Yes you certainly can. Check with your fund to see if you are covered though. At Bodysmart Bowen Therapy we ensure that all Practitioners have reached a minimum of Specialised Diploma level and are registered with the relevant associations and all have current indemnity insurance. Thus meeting the requirement of your health fund.