Large scale research projects often cost tens of thousands to conduct, therefore peer-reviewed papers are thus far in the early stages, but are emerging all the time. 

Several research projects have been conducted into the effects of Bowen on different conditions.

Conditions investigated include:  


Back Pain

Back Pain (lower)

Cerebral Palsy


Hamstring flexibility

Knee Pain and Ankle Pain


Further information can be found on the Bowen Therapy Professional Association website.

The above list is not an exhaustive list of conditions which can be treat with Bowen.  All muscular-skeletal conditions may be addressed and improved as well as holistic re-balancing.  Other conditions which may be addressed with Bowen include: 

Shoulder issues including frozen shoulder

Hip/pelvis issues 

Tennis elbow

Carpal tunnel  

Sports injuries.