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What is Bowen Therapy?

             Bowen Therapy is a light-touch approach that is proven both safe and effective for all ages in addressing any condition of health or level of pain. The unparalleled results Bowen achieves has been called by many, "The greatest advancement in healthcare today" - others call it "miraculous." The list of ailments that can be effectively addressed using this healing system is both remarkable and extensive. Stress, tension, anxiety, acute and chronic pain are the most common and simplest to quickly resolve.

               A simple and powerful technique that helps relieve all kinds of pain, it is so gentle that it  

                                          can be used on anyone, from newborns to the elderly.

The Bowen Technique is not massage, acupressure or chiropractic.  There is no manipulation, adjustment or force used.  The practitioner uses thumbs and fingers to gently move muscles and tissues.   In between each set of moves, the practitioner allows for a wait before touching again. 

These pauses and the gentleness of the treatment are what make Bowen unique.   It offers rapid, long-lasting relief from pain and discomfort. Most conditions respond within 2-3 treatments. The average length of treatment is 45 min and most require between 3-5 treatments for profound relief or results to show.

A specifically located series of gentle movements across the body are done with the patient lying down wearing comfortable clothing. The movements are composed of a specific challenge to a body of muscle, tendons or nerves and a release of the tension vibrates through to the nerve within the area. The result is a balancing not only on the structural level, but also at the level of the individual’s overall well-being. A better understanding is the analogy of Bowen Therapy addresses the body as a whole, treating beyond the presented symptoms and positively affects the physical, chemical, emotional and mental aspects of each person during the treatment and importantly for many days after.

                                                                           About Diane Fownes    RN, BPE, nd        


            I was born and raised in Moncton, NB, then received my Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education (Sport Science) from the University of New Brunswick. I then furthered my studies to become a Registered Nurse which allowed me opportunities to travel throughout the United States and Europe, gaining valuable knowledge and experience over the last 28 years. I spent 10 years in the Sacramento area practicing nursing, where I experienced first hand after a 2 year bout of severe hip pain,,what Bowen Therapy was truly capable of.  I then began studying to become a Bowen Practitioner and was able to use the knowledge of Western Medicine coupled with a Holistic passion, and saw something so simplistic, yield profound healing results in my patients. I am thrilled to be back in my home town and so proud to be providing much needed, quality care to my community.  

Most recently with continued education and advancements, I am now specialized utilizing Advanced Procedures and techniques treating
TMJ disorders  with Bowen Therapy, as well as Myofunctional knowledge and TMJ Device usage that corrects TMJ Dysfunction in as little as one week.  Certification in NST (neurostructural integration technique)  which is an advanced form of Bowen therapy allows me to be the only Practiioner in the Maritime Provinces to reach this form of Certification and bring to our ever-growing clinic. With an extensive background in Sports Medicine, the newly introduced Certification in Mobility Kinesio Tape application has taken injuries to another level of healing in less time and athletes or the average person back to the gym or work in half the time.  Myofascial Release Technique, Raindrop Certification,  and the ever powerful Domancic Method of Bioenergetic Healing allow for each client to have a treatment plan developed just for their own specific symptoms tapping into both physical and emotional well being. I pride myself in the fact that Learning never stops and Education is a key component to a successful state of the art Practice that makes each patient number one!  

 UPDATE March 2015!!  Wow..Moncton and surrounding area are feeling the benefits of Bowen Therapy and I am thrilled to see such positive feedback and referrals.  
Thank you for showing me how Bowen changes lives and for all your SUPPORT Moncton and surrounding communities! Our clinic has treated well over 1200 new patients.  Please come visit my new treatment facility at 53 Killam Drive, Moncton!  I am thrilled to have Julia Puschej, Massage Therapist and Bowen Practitioner, as a great addition to this practice and to broaden services available to our valued clients as well as therapist in the Bowen Technique, Taylor Pasin. 

                 Naturotherapist Certification through A.P.N.N., as well as Massage Therapy Insurance coverage, allows clients more opportunities for continued coverage.


53 Killam Drive, Moncton, New Brunswick

    Video of Bowen Technique 



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