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Sports injuries
Written by Administrator
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 18:03

“Adventurer used the Bowen Technique for healing and recovery from his back problem”

“Jerome Flynn, actor & marathon runner, Whenever I've had back or neck problems, Bowen have always successfully put an end to them. I cannot recommend it highly enough”

Are you currently suffering from a sports injury?

Would you like to minimize the risk of athletic sprains and other sports injuries?

Are you looking for a way to improve your sporting performance?

Bowen therapy can accelerate your recovery from injury, help to prevent future sports injuries, and improve your sporting performance. The Bowen Technique can produce results with acute sports injuries where other therapies have failed.
Using The Bowen Technique immediately following an injury, can bypass traumatic reactions such as swelling, inflammation and immobilization.
Because the Bowen technique does not rely on any deep tissue techniques, it can be used over swollen areas and will help reduce swelling.

Bowen is showing to play an important part in the sporting and gym routine as it can effectively both re-energize and relax the body.

Bowen is being recognized and used as an important tool for sporting professionals around the world.
Bowen increase endurance and performance

It is being used before events as an effective method for increasing endurance, many athletes reporting faster and better performance when having received Bowen sessions prior to an event.
When injuries occur, it is used with success during an event when injury occurs, especially typical sporting injuries such as knees, ankles, pulled hamstrings and swelling. These same injuries, when treated immediately, often heal far more quickly than an injury that is not seen to until sometime later. Often athletes can get right back into the game.

Bowen and rehabilitation, it is also showing to play a vital role as a rehabilitation tool. Tests are showing that healing rates are greatly accelerated when using Bowen as part of the healing process. Typical tennis elbow and golfers elbow complaints are often treated with great success.
A visit to the gym or sporting field can take its toll on the body.

Bowen therapy is a gentle non-invasive movement of the tissues that is being recognised as an effective remedial technique for the treatment and healing of sports injuries. It is also able to assist in maintaining an athlete's body, by decreasing the likelihood of injuries - but also by increasing performance. Injuries in sport are often sustained when the body has been unable to cope with the rigour of a sudden, additional stress.

Bowen therapy helps to rebalance, reset and realign the body, while encouraging the body to heal its own tissues. It also promotes optimum posture and gait - essential attributes for any sportsperson.

The interruption of this trauma cycle gives you, the athlete, and a much faster recovery with little or no down-time following the injury.

SHIN SPLINTS -2 treatments
Mr Ahmed had suffered from shin splints for ten years, usually triggered by road running. Physiotherapy had proved painful and given no relief. Within a few days of the first Bowen treatment he was almost completely pain free and after two sessions he had no recurrence of the problem for over a year.

TWISTED ANKLE 2 treatments
Mr Ross sprained ankle in a football game put off the field. He received immediate Bowen treatment on the pitch side and within minutes was back on the pitch. A few days afterwards he went running but was uncomfortable, so he received a second Bowen treatment later that week. Following this he was able to return to play football at the weekend.

Mr Chetan was delighted with the results of the two Bowen treatments he received for his painful shin splints. He decided to continue to have treatments on a regular basis because, he said: I have never felt so better in years. He puts this improvement down to Bowen Technique and continues to take regular treatments because he believes that not only it got him better but it is also a preventative to injure.

Mr Tandulkar is a cricketer and rugby player, His left leg was in a brace following cartilage removal and damage to the AC ligament. His right leg was in plaster nearly to the knee due to further ligament problems and he was on anti-inflammatory tablets. Some severe pain followed the first Bowen treatment and the left knee became temporarily more swollen. However, after four treatments the hospital verdict was that the knees were now very stable and that a further anticipated operation would no longer be necessary.

HAMSTRING STRAINS 2 treatments + ongoing top-ups
Christopher often missed matches because of persistent hamstring strains, and was prone to cramping when he did play - he had been unable to play a full 90 minutes for several seasons. After two Bowen sessions he was able to play a full match with no cramping or hamstring strain. Christopher continues to receive Bowen on a weekly basis during the football season, for injury prevention and general conditioning and did not miss a game through injury last season. He comes regular for top ups every month.

Mr Tim dislocated his left shoulder towards the end of a football match. Bowen procedures were administered on the side of the pitch, and the arm eased itself back into the shoulder socket without any physical manipulation or pain. Although a hospital check-up suggested there was no damage to the shoulder, Tim felt some continued discomfort and had one follow-up Bowen session two weeks later. He has not needed another since then.

This shows that Bowen Technique can be used before playing the game, during the game when player is injured and after the injury is getting better to prevent it happening again.

*Speed up post-match and post-injury recovery.

*Be used in the event of acute injuries (even on the field treatment).

*Improve breathing, which can lead to improved oxygen absorption, leading to improved performance.

*Reduce pre-match tension and anxiety.

*Break bad sleeping patterns, leading to elevated energy levels.

*Address and improve the body’s ability to allow maximum stability and balance during movement, thereby preventing injuries.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 12:26