Research Tools

Why bother with outcome measures? When attempting to persuade governments, practitioners from other modalities, and other health system stakeholders of the value and efficacy of our services, it is imperative that we use forms of measurement that have been validated … Read more

Relevant Journals

Listed below are links to relevant journals of relevance to remedial therapy practitioners. The International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB) The IJTMB is an open access, peer-reviewed publication intended to accommodate the diverse needs of the rapidly-expanding … Read more

BTFA Partnerships in Research Capacity Building

Australian Research Consortium in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM), University of Technology, Sydney The BTFA has partnered with Academic Leaders at The Australian Research Consortium in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM) around building leadership and research capacity since 2019. ARCCIM … Read more

Research Webinars and Courses

BTFA Webinars The BTFA is gathering a library of useful resources including webinars and courses for Bowen therapists. Webinar 1 with Professor Jon Adams (ARCCIM:UTS) The BTFA-UTS research partnership (FREE, 1 hour)           Webinar 2 … Read more

Practitioner Research Special Interest Groups (PRSIGs)

Practitioner Research Special Interest Groups (PRSIGs) provide opportunities for individuals and teams to connect with others in their area of research interest. The aim of PRSIGs is to build individual and team skills and knowledge in research related activity to … Read more

Research Directions

The research and evidence base for Bowen Therapy is slim, particularly in terms of rigorous studies demonstrating its safety and efficacy. A contributing factor is the profession’s relatively limited knowledge of, and engagement with, scientifically robust research. The BTFA has … Read more

Animal Case Study 1

Murray Grey Bull losing weight and lame Client: Murray Grey Bull 3 years old From Woodside, SA Losing weight Lame on near side front leg Unable to fulfill duties Treatment: Bowen moves down near side front and offside hind legs … Read more

Animal Case Study 2

Pony with weight and energy level issues Client: Pony – pet 10 years old Female Issues: Dribbling food Losing weight Lethargic Treatment: Checked teeth Bowen moves for TMJ as jaw out of alighnment Suggested an equine dentist for a check … Read more

22nd Bowen Therapy Conference 2019

November 8th-10th, 2019 Mantra Tullamarine Hotel, Melbourne ‘Research Matters: Next Steps in Growing Bowen Therapy’ DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM DOWNLOAD CONFERENCE PROGRAM About the conference The annual two day BTFA Bowen Therapy Conference provides a unique opportunity for all participants to … Read more

Case Study 7

Rheumatoid arthritis Client: Female Had tried anti-inflammatory medication, chiropractors, physiotherapists and massage but achieved little relief, and has been living with long term pain Aged 50 Lives in WA Issues: Has lived with rheumatoid arthritis for 20 years – starting … Read more

Case Study 6

Sinus and migraine relief Client: Female Aged in her early 30s Lives in Midland, WA  Issues: The patient had been suffering from migraine headaches since the age of 12 (for 20 years) The pain from the migraines had increase in … Read more