Treatments

To ensure you receive the highest standard of treatment you will be involved in a fully inclusive planning

assessment to assist you to reach your full potential.

Bowen Therapy 

What is Bowen Therapy?

 

A gentle non-invasive form of bodywork utilising the body's own innate ability to self-heal through influencing and stimulating its energy flow.

 

How does Bowen Therapy work?

 

Through a series of gentle movements Bowen Therapy can influence the body as a whole or address specific problems with just a few movements.

During each set (or series) of movements the practitioner will take short pauses to enable the body to integrate the moves deep into the body's cellular memory to begin the healing process.

Appropriate for all ages (from newborns to the elderly), Bowen Therapy works with the muscles, ligaments, tendons and connective tissues (fascia) without any forceful hard-tissue manipulation.

 

Can Bowen Therapy assist me?

 

Everyday aches and pains, men's/women's and children's conditions can all be assisted using this gentle modality.

 

Sports injuries can potentially heal quicker and remain more stable after Bowen procedures. Bowen Therapy is also effective for pre/post surgeries again supporting the healing process.

 

So what are you waiting for? You can reach the pinnacle of body balance through Bowen Therapy.

 

Bowen Therapy should be considered for:

·         accident and sport injuries

·         back pain / arthritis / sciatica

·         childhood behavioural problems

·         chronic fatigue syndrome / fibromyalgia 

·         digestive disorders

·         knee and ankle problems

·         menstrual irregularities 

·         migraines and headaches

·         neck and shoulder problems

·         pre/post surgery

·         pregnancy and conception problems

·         respiratory conditions / hay fever / sinus

·         RSI and tennis elbow

·         stress and tension symptoms

Scars - what are they and why you should not ignore them?

 

The body forms scar tissue as a natural response to trauma when the skin is lacerated or punctured either by accident or purposefully ie. surgery.

 

Collagen being laid down during the repair process results in a thickened, fibrous mass which can impede proper circulation of blood, congests lymph flow, and can even impact on Range of Motion.

 

Additionally, the severing of delicate nerve tissue often results in Dysthesia of not only the scar but the adjacent, surrounding tissue. As the scar is fibrous and non-elastic it will have a dragging and pulling effect on biomechanical function of all physiological systems.

 

Scars, however, are not just about surgical, burns, or trauma wounds. Scarring can present in the form of cultural scarification and cellular memory scars. All forms hold a psychological memory and this memory, in itself, can impact the outcomes of previous therapeutic interventions.

How does it work? 

 

There is no sliding, gliding, challenging, of any tissue, of any description. McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release technique (MSTR®) is applied at the Client’s level of comfort making it highly successful for clients who have undergone cancer treatment and present highly sensitive to touch.

 

What can MSTR® be useful for - BUT not limited to?

 

  • Accidents - knife and bullet wounds, burns, limb reconstructions (see photo L).

  • Adhesions

  • Appendix/Gallbladder

  • Carpal Tunnel

  • C-sections and Hysterectomies

  • Joint replacements

  • Mastectomies/Lumpectomies and Breast reconstructions

  • Muscle/tendon/ligament tears

  • Post-surgical scars

  • Sports injury micro/full tears​

Scar Tissue Release

What you can expect at your treatment

  • From the moment of your initial contact you can expect a professional, friendly, and thorough explanation about Bowen Therapy and how it can assist you

  • At your first treatment I will communicate factually the affects your body may experience during and after your treatment and the necessity for short pauses at specific stages of the treatment

  • Respect at all times and deliver a professionally tailored, non-invasive treatment, which specifically addresses your physical and well-being needs 

  • Delivery of your treatment with skilled, professional and proficient purpose

  • Support in line with your treatment through after-care recommendations and exercises 

What I request from you

  • To provide a full health history enabling a tailored treatment plan to be formed specifically addressing your needs. Similarly, to advise me at each treatment of any changes you experience no matter how small

  • If you are contagious it is best you reschedule your appointment asap

  • To treat me, your therapist with respect. Inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated

  • Did you benefit from our service? Please feel free to communicate this to your family, friends or colleagues, and the wider community

  • Similarly, should you experience anything you do not like about your treatment, I encourage you to speak directly with me so we can work together to rectify

Privacy

  • SumetBodyworx will handle your personal details with the utmost respect, integrity and confidentiality at all times. SumetBodyworx will not sell, exchange, or profit from your personal details through a third party.

  • SumetBodyworx will collect and record your personal details for the sole purpose of providing you with a tailored treatment plan, Clinic communications and educational articles designed to assist your ongoing journey to achieve body-balance 

 

Cancellations

  • Need to cancel? SumetBodyworx request you give 24hrs notice as someone else may benefit from your cancellation.

The Service

 42 Augusta Crescent, Forest Lake, Q 4078  :  Mob: 0417 005 510  :  E: gailtumes@gmail.com 

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