In my last post, I began a discussion of the paths that lead us to the new healthcare paradigm. There I discussed the personal experience of a disenchanted law student who discovered that justice through the law wasn’t all I’d initially thought it cracked up to be....read more
In my last blog post, I discussed the emergence of a new paradigm in healthcare and some of the opportunities it was beginning to open up. Such important changes in how people think, feel and act are not expected to come out of nowhere. So, from where has all this new...read more
In my book, What Patients Don’t Say, If Doctors Don’t Listen, I discussed how the day-to-day challenges of our practices can wear down the initial inspiration to heal for many healthcare professionals. It doesn’t need to be that way, though. There is a new paradigm,...read more
Most doctors and healthcare practitioners enter the field with great expectations and a strong desire to help people. Many have a personal story, often of a family member or relative who suffered. Whether or not they died or were “saved,” a light was turned on because...read more
The problem with pain is that most people who experience it are convinced of its presence and when as a therapist you suggest that there may be a way of changing your relationship to it, they can feel threatened. The first threat is personal; in that, they may fear...read more
Bowen isn't just for humans, it is spreading into the equine world as well. And why wouldn't it help the whole body naturally rebalance, repair and heal itself, regardless of whether the body has two or four legs? As it is with humans, when one area of our fascia...read more
Explaining Bowen Therapy to patients isn’t always easy. How do you explain the astounding results one can achieve with such a gentle treatment?
Brynn Bicknell has found that a patients receptivity to Bowen changes with age. When she has treated young athletes that range in age from 14-17 years old, she finds that they are more interested in the results than understanding how the therapy works.
The first thing that Brynn Bicknell noticed about her very first Bowen treatment was that she didn’t realize how much pain and tension she was actually in!
Brynn knew she needed to learn more about Bowen Therapy after seeing some incredible results of the therapy on the players of a Junior B Hockey Team in Victoria, so she sought out treatment from the team’s Bowen Therapist.read more
Brynn Bicknell is changing healing in sport. From 14 year old hockey players with big league dreams, to 70 year olds who want to continue playing recreational sports, she has seen a spectrum of patients and admits to using Bowen Therapy in every session.read more
Consider the experience of pain: researchers cannot link the lesion/trauma to the degree of perceived pain in a reliable way. Though we may be able to understand some of the neuronal modulations and pathways, we can only surmise the degree of sensitivity felt, and there is a big gap when it comes to “lesional proof.”read more