Fascia Bowen is an adaptation of classic Bowen Therapy particularly aimed at neurological and stress-related problems, such as:
There are a growing number of studies on the effectiveness of Bowen Therapy. Some of the study results and recent research is detailed below:
Research Success into Treating Boys with Dyspraxia/DCD by Dr Melanie Morgan-Jones (Extract from Penny Post website).
"Melanie Morgan-Jones runs a Bowen Therapy practice and children’s clinic in East Garston. Her study related specifically to an investigation into whether an improvement could be made to the neuromuscular function of children with Dyspraxia/Developmental coordination disorder (DCD). The study involved children from the counties of Berkshire, Wiltshire and Hampshire, specifically boys between the ages of 8-11. (N.B. 50% of children with Dyspraxia/DCD also have other conditions such as ASD, ADD, ADHD).
Over a 6 week period the children received a non-invasive therapy once a week and the data gathered showed statistically significant improvements in their balance, manual dexterity, aiming and catching, but also in the children’s general control of movement. Importantly, by the conclusion of the study, most of the children, were found to be no longer classified as having the motor coordination difficulties classification. This was according to an internationally recognised diagnostic tool called the MABC-2 (Motor Assessment Battery test-2 for children) which was used to test the children before and after the 6 weeks of Fascia Bowen therapy. Importantly, for these children, their quality of life in terms of performing everyday tasks, improved.
This was the first study of its kind using this particular therapy, namely Fascia Bowen therapy but it was also the first study to test the therapy with children diagnosed with Dyspraxia/DCD. Melanie conducted the research with ethical approval from the University of Bath and was granted her doctorate on April 21st 2015."