Joint pain can be caused by injury affecting any of the ligaments, bursae, or tendons surrounding the joint. Injury can also affect the ligaments, cartilage, and bones within the joint.
Pain is also a feature of joint inflammation (arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis) and infection.
Pain within the joint is a common cause of shoulder pain, ankle pain, and knee pain. Joint pain is also referred to as arthralgia.
Symptoms and signs associated with joint pain can include:
– joint redness
– joint swelling
– joint tenderness
– joint warmth
– locking of the joint
– loss of range of motion of the joint
Arthritis, osteoporosis, neck pain, knee problems, headaches, lumbago, leg cramps, muscle aches and pains arm, wrist and shoulder problems can all be alleviated with Bowen therapy even from the first treatment. Compensatory patterns of movement often occur when pain or dysfunction is experienced in one part of the body – placing more stress on a different part of the body. Muscle and joint pain, whether chronic or acute, is addressed with Bowen therapy.
The practitioner takes a detailed history and performs appropriate assessments in order to ascertain the root cause of the distress, treat it at its source and also the compensatory dysfunction so that the body can operate at its optimum. Bowen therapy treats issues wherever they occur – tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints are bought back to a healthy state via Bowen Therapy.
Issues arising from both over-use and under-use of muscles benefit from the wonderful modality that is Bowen therapy. By relieving tension in the surrounding tissues of the site of pain or dysfunction, balance is restored to the body allowing it to function at optimal level.
The beauty of Bowen is that there is no need for anti-inflammatory drugs or steroids and their harrowing side-effects, it is completely natural. The holistic approach of Bowen therapy eases contracted muscles and tendons, improves blood circulation to the entire body and improves lymphatic drainage in swollen joints.
No matter what state your joints and muscles are in, Bowen therapy can improve them and keep them in a healthy state.
To experience the benefits of the Bowen Technique Call Us at Happy Valley Bowen Therapy on 0478 846 836.