Keith came to me because he was having migraines. His job as an IT Analyst involves long hours at a PC, often using a laptop under less than ideal conditions. This, coupled with tight deadlines, means he was stressed physically (awkward seating and poor laptop ergonomics) and mentally (time pressures, poor working conditions). On the day of his treatment he had had a migraine all week.
Bowen Technique is a very gentle therapy which ‘switches off’ those muscles which have gone into constant spasm from over-use or abuse. Keith had only been treated for some 10 minutes when he felt his migraine clearing. By the end of the session, he was looking forward to enjoying his weekend.
Because the nature of his job doesn’t change this is an ongoing programme. As his migraines don’t always strike when he can reach me, I have shown Keith some non-Bowen self-treatment techniques so he can do a ‘field treatment’ until such time as he can reach me for a more complete session.