Research

Research

Medline literature search results:

Victorian Government. Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Osteopathy, Naturopathy and Chiropractic. 1975

Stammers,G., (1996) ‘Bowen Therapeutic Technique’, Journal of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society, 2:3, 85-86

Rappaport, S., (1997), ‘Clinical Experiences of a Bowen Therapist’, Positive Health, 18, pp 62-64.

Whitaker,J.A., Gilliam,P.P., Seba,D.B. (1997). ‘The Bowen Technique: a Gentle Hands-on Method That Effects the Autonomic Nervous System as Measured by Heart Rate Variability and Clinical Assessment’. Abstract presentation American Academy of Environmental Medicine 32nd Annual Conference La Jolla California

Whitaker, J.A., Marlowe, S.,(1998) ‘The Bowen Technique: A healing modality, alleviates Myofacial pain of Fibromyalgia and Balances the Dysfunctional changes of the Autonomic Nervous System as measured by clinical assessment and Heart Rate Variability’. Abstract presentation at MYOPAIN ‘98, Silvi Marina, Italy.

Willcocks, T., (1998) ‘The Bowen Technique: Some Personal Experiences of What It Is, What It Does, and What It Doesn’t’ Positive Health, 29, 53-56

Nixon-Livy,M.J., (1999) ‘ Neurostructural Integration Technique (Advanced Bowen Therapy)’, Positive Health, Aug 1999, 48-51

Figov, J., (1999) ‘Gentle Touch Bowen Therapy’ Positive Health. (44):47-9 1999 Sept

Lund, E., (1999) ‘Bowen and Lymphatic Drainage’, British Lymphology Society Newsletter, 24, pp 10-13.

Hodgson, K., (2000) ‘Bowen: simplicity in movement’ Physiotherapy Frontline. 6(19):22

Rousselot, P., (2000) ‘Bowen Technique’, Clinicians Complete reference to Complementary/Alternative Medicine, Mosby, Missouri, 371-380.

Godfrey, J., (2001) ‘The Bowen Technique-gently producing results’ Nurse 2 Nurse, 1 (10); 44-45

Godfrey, J., (2001) ‘The Bowen Technique – gentle and effective antidote to pain’ Nurse 2 Nurse, 1 (12); 58-9

Carter, B., (2001) ‘A pilot study to evaluate the effectiveness of Bowen Technique in the management of clients with frozen shoulder’, Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 9(4):280-15

Dicker, A., (2001) ‘Using Bowen Therapy to improve staff health’ The Australian Journal of Holistic Nursing. 8(1):38-42.

Dicker, A., (2001) ‘Bowen Therapy’, Nursing Aust The Journal @ The New South Wales College of Nursing’, 2(3) 7

Rattray, A., Godfrey, J., (2002) ‘The Bowen Technique: remarkable results with respiratory problems’, Nurse 2 Nurse, 2(8): 61-2

Carter, B., (2002) ‘Clients’ experience of frozen shoulder and its treatment with Bowen Technique’ Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery. 8(4):204-10

Akkermans, G., (2002) ‘Physio recommends Bowen for facial palsy, Physiotherapy Frontline. 8(10):30

Potter, R., (2002), ‘Evidence points to effectiveness of Bowen for frozen shoulder’ Physiotherapy Frontline. 8(7):16

Olafiminhan,K., Hall, S., (2002) ‘Bowen - moving blocked energy: Bowen is a gentle but highly effective technique for the treatment of many conditions’. Positive Health. (74):51-4 2002 March

Frozen Shoulder Study A Study of Bowenwork on Frozen Shoulder

PsyPhy Bowen  A Study of Psychophysiological Effects of Bowenwork

NCUNIVpaper A Study of Bowenwork and Pain Relief

Fibro Study A Study of Bowenwork on Fibromyalgia

Pain Relief, University of North Carolina:

A study at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill compared practitioner and patient responses on the efficacy of the Bowen Technique in treating pain. Practitioners rated its effectiveness as 85% for back pain, 88% for neck pain, 83% for stress and tension and 80% for fibromyalgia. Patients rated the Bowen Technique at 85% for back pain, 80% for stress and tension, 95% for TMJ, 80% for hip pain and 75% for other conditions.