Bowenwork for Migraine Relief: a Case Report [Research Perch]

Posted:Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Listen in as we discuss, “Bowenwork for Migraine Relief: a Case Report.” Dr. Jerrilyn Cambron and Ruth Werner walk through the implications of the article and how it might inform practice and enable therapists to better serve their clients.

This article is published in the Foundation’s open-access, peer-reviewed journal, the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (IJTMB)You can view the full article here.

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Study Questions:

  • Bowenwork requires that a client not receive other types of manual therapy while in treatment. Do you think this strengthens or weakens their findings?
  • BW practitioners do not consider that BW is massage. How does that influence your take on this project?
  • There are several hypotheses in this article that form the bases for the practitioner’s treatment plan. What are they, and do you go along with them?
  • Did anything about this article give you ideas for how to work with your next client who has migraines?

BONUS Infographic:

PDF with Links- Bowenwork for Migraine Relief