See What Others Have to Say About Bowen
SI Joint Pain
I aggravated my SI joint in the beginning of December 2022. I had pain in my lower back, left buttock, groin and left thigh. When I laid down at night to sleep I would get a couple hours of sleep and then I would wake up with the worst pain I’ve ever had in my left leg. It was so uncomfortable nothing I did gave me any relief and once I was up I was up and I could not fall back to sleep. This went on for about two weeks. During these two weeks I saw a chiropractor thinking I just needed to be adjusted. After two visits I still didn’t have much relief. I saw the chiropractor one more time before the weekend of Christmas and that visit actually set me back and whatever relief I got from the first visit was gone and I was right back at square one. During this time my wife had made me an appointment with Emily. She had seen her in the past for problems with her neck and other issues and said that it worked very well for her. I was skeptical but willing to try anything. After the first visit I was not all better but my body felt very relaxed and that night I slept through the entire night. Each night after that I have slept the entire night and I am still today sleeping with no pain in my leg. Throughout the week each day I felt like I was improving. I saw her once a week for the next three weeks. I would be excited to see her and excited for each day after because it was always an improvement. I started walking better moving around with less pain and sitting was getting more tolerable. The injury I have requires some physical therapy for strengthening my core and areas I have been neglecting due to the injury. I just had my first appointment and I truly feel that with the help of Emily that it will shorten the amount of PT I need. Emily will tell you Bowen and PT go good together. My physical therapist also new about the Bowen Method and said she had patients in the past who had great experiences with Emily and told me to keep going with it if I feel that it helps. I will continue to see Emily for as long as I live. Even when this injury is behind me I will continue to see her for tune ups. I am happy that I made
The choice to see her. I would recommend this to anyone even if you think you are feeling well this is such a stress reliever. My three children have all seen her and will continue to also. Thank you Emily!
As someone who has always struggled with insomnia, I am speechless over how incredible my sleep has been after one session. I can fall asleep as soon as I get in bed and I wake up on my own at 6:30 feeling actually rested (also foreign to me). The adjustments have also just made me feel all in all “younger” and less achey for lack of better words. Highly recommend treating yourself to a session!
CRPS after surgery
Background on CRPS: CRPS is classified as a rare disease.
“CRPS occurs when the nervous system and the immune system malfunction as they respond to tissue damage from trauma. The nerves misfire, sending constant pain signals to the brain. The level of pain is measured as one of the most severe on the McGill University Pain Scale.”
About 2 months after right hand surgery (i.e. during the heart of the Pandemic), I began to experience a sharp pain in my wrist, radiating up my arm to my shoulder blade. The pain was intense and was like an electrical shock that you get from an electrical outlet. My hand began to swell to about 2-3 times normal. The pain was constant 24/7 and I had not gotten any sleep for about 7 days when I started going to Emily. My blood pressure was 180/100 and heart rate was consistently elevated. For some reason I was almost afraid to sleep, not knowing what was happening.
Emily was able to begin Bowen Method and after that initial treatment, it allowed me to get about 2 hours of sleep per night. Seeing Emily over the next 2-4 months, I was able to increase the amount of sleep that I was getting, increase the mobility in my hand and reduce the swelling.
I continued to see Emily over the next two years. It took about one year for the pain and swelling to be at least tolerable and two years to get back to almost normal activities. As usual when one problem occurs everything else begins to appear, during this time I had back problems, knee, feet and shoulder pain, all which Bowen has helped.
I can honestly say that for myself, Emily and Bowen have been one of the most effective treatments for CRPS and the other problems that I experienced during my recovery.
Paul B. 1/27/2023
Stenosis and more…
I have stenosis in my neck. After years of being in pain & trying everything, PT, Chiropractors, trigger point injections, epidural shots…I just accepted that this would be my way of living! I’m so happy I gave Emily a shot, I just wish I didn’t wait so long. I no longer have neck pain everyday & when I do have a flare up, I’m better in a day or 2. It used to take weeks if I even felt better at all. I’m so grateful to have my life back & this is just many of the things she’s helped me w/. Just to name a few, TMJ, Refux, plantar fasciitis, knee pain & so on. My kids love her too & she’s great for resetting young athletes bodies! I highly suggest you make your appointment!!
I met Emily at a time when I had severe back pain and had tried so many things to solve it including months of PT. Nothing worked until I had a session with Emily and immediately, I felt better, and I was amazed that my pain was gone after only 2 or 3 sessions. Now I go to Emily here and there for maintenance and for any little problems that pop up. Emily has also helped my daughter with knee pain and my son with anxiety. The quick gym clinics are especially convenient for maintenance. Emily is very talented and is also a wealth of information for healthy living!
My aching muscles have reacted to Emily’s treatment like magic, although it is a very real and proven therapeutic method. I was very skeptical during my first visit and even shortly after. But, after a few days, my aching muscles were much more relaxed, flexible and pain free. Now I’m a regular customer and feel even better with every appointment. I wish I had started sooner. Don’t wait to visit Emily, you wont regret it.
I was referred to Emily by one of my collogues’ clients who just happened to be talking about Bowen. Without hesitation, I went online and booked my appointment. I am a true believer of all things natural if possible. BEST THING I HAVE EVER DONE! I am someone who suffers from chronic arthritis pain in my knees, hips and lower back along with issues from extremely flat feet. As Emily began to work on all that, I immediately started seeing a difference. A few months ago I avoided a severe car accident, however, watched the horrific accident happen to the cars behind me on RT 195. I didn’t realize how traumatized I was from that event until my next visit with Emily. She simply asked me how I was doing, and I broke down. She then proceeded to reset the vagus nerve amongst other thing and I left that appointment a new person. I can’t say enough about all the ways Emily has helped my quality of life. Thank You Thank You Thank You Emily.
I have a pinched nerve in my neck which makes my hand go numb around 20 times a day. I tried The Bowen Method after trying so many other types of therapy, and I am happy to say that Emily has changed my life. I no longer have numbness in my hand. There were no drugs, no painful procedures, just maneuvering the muscles. I highly recommend this method even if you are skeptical and have tried everything else. Emily is a miracle worker
Sports Injury Recovery
Was recommended by a friend to go see Emily about my plantar Fascia. only two session and the pain is virtually gone. Also, tweaked my lower back and she fixed that right up also. As a Half marathoner and a gym enthusiast this therapy has been very helpful for me to stay healthy and functional.
My daughter was in a car accident in 2013 and has chronic neck pain and migraines. She has seen close to 20 different specialists to help ease the pain ans Emily is the only one who helps make the pain minimal and the migraines much better. I have seen her once and it was an amazing experience! I highly recommend that everyone see Emily for a treatment. It has literally been life changing for my family.
I am in many ways a typical old guy. I don’t stretch anywhere as often as I should, I have arthritis in most of my joints and carry more weight than I should. I don’t vary my exercise as much as I should. I have seen Emily for Bowen therapy periodically for several years, but again, no where near as often as I should. Bowen has helped me in many ways with specific injuries as well as relaxation and better sleep. Bowen has even eased my hammer toe condition. I have chronically tight hamstrings and arthritis in my knees. These combine to cause significant discomfort and reduced mobility. A recent Bowen treatment from Emily eased the pain and increased my mobility. The effect on the hamstrings was immediate and the knee pain reduced gradually over the next three to four days. No miracle, but vast improvement. Most Bowen therapies are very gentle and relaxing, the hamstring maneuver requires significant force, which Emily certainly has the strength to apply. Bowen is difficult to explain, but definitely worth trying. Just relax and give Emily a chance.
Lower Back Pain
I have seen Emily a couple times over the last 2 years. I don’t suffer from any chronic ailments but that doesn’t mean that she can’t give your body a simple “reset”. I last went to see her about a week ago because I was experiencing some annoying lower back pain that wasn’t going away on its own. After our session, which took about an hour, I felt like a new person! She emphasized the importance of keeping my body balanced and to consciously focus on maintaining alignment all the way from my feet to my shoulders. I would (and have) recommend Bowen and Emily to friends and family. 😊
Sports Injury: Groin Pull
My son pulled a groin muscle during soccer and after seeing the Dr. they recommended physical therapy. I decided to get him in to see Emily first to see if she could help. After his first appointment with her he was feeling relief and not in so much pain. She also gave him some great stretches to work on. After his second appt. he was better and back to playing sports and cross country. I highly recommend Emily if you have a sports injury, she can do some amazing stuff!
Sports injury: Knee Pain
I found Emily by chance and so glad that I did. I am a very active person and put a lot of physical stress on my body. I came to Emily with back, knee and calf pain. She instantly put me at ease and within a few sessions I found I was able to move with more ease, had no pain upon waking and could get back to my training. Emily is knowledgeable, I trust her and so happy to have found her.
To say that Bowen Therapy is a Miracle therapy would be no lie. I first discovered this therapy while living in Maui Hawaii so I know it works. I lived out there for 16 yrs moving back to MA in April 2020. After a 6000mile move I knew I had to find a Bowen therapist but because of COVID everything was shut down. I finally found a therapist in RI but her attitude was not like my therapist in Maui and she didn’t spend the time healing the body like Emily does. In July 2021 I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer and started treatment immediately. I had chemo from July thru Dec 2021, a double mastectomy Jan 2022 and the permanent implants in Apr 2022. To say my body went through hell and was beat up is an understatement. All the while I kept saying “I NEED to find a Bowen Therapist”. Before my second surgery in April I googled Bowen Therapy again and to my delight I found Emily. At this point I had chronic nerve pain in my right arm where they took the cancer and 3 lymph nodes, plantar fasciitis, my hands were swollen every morning and the pain in my back was severe. In other words, my body felt old and broken. I had my first session with Emily 6-16-22 & my second on 6-23-22. Emily is just like my therapist in Maui. Kind, compassionate and cares about healing the body as a whole, not just one area. My doctor had sent me to a chiro appt for my nerve pain and all they did was rub the same spot for 15 minutes and out the door you go. Emily takes the time needed to heal the body. I wake up now with feet that don’t feel like they’re 80yrs old, my nerve pain in my right arm is completely gone and for the first time in 9 months I was able to walk up and down the stairs walking forward, not sideways due to back pain. I will continue with this therapy because I KNOW it works. When I lived in Maui and traveled, the first thing I did when I returned was had Bowen done to work out the kinks from flying. Thank you Emily for opening your practice. You are truly a healer. I tell EVERYONE about this therapy. I even gave Emily’s information to my surgeons because they too complain of back pain. I pray that your practice thrives and more people become aware of this Miracle technique. If you have pain and you haven’t tried this therapy you really need to, it will change your life.
I have been a patient of Emily’s for quite sometime. I see her every 2 – 3 weeks. I find it difficult to explain the well being I have felt over the years. I have severe arthritis and have broken a”few” bones an Emily has always been there to help me through. This past week I went to visit my sister in Florida. I unfortunately fell off the side of the bed and landed on my left hip. The next day it was sore so I sat with some heat and rested it. All was well until yesterday( when fortunately I already had an appointment with Emily).I woke up barely able to walk. Emily worked her magic and by yesterday afternoon I was just about pain free and woke up this morning like a new person. Bowen therapy is a way of life that everyone should encounter
Emily has made a huge difference in my quality of life. I suffer from chronic neck and back pain. The treatments I receive from Emily has decreased my overall pain and has made my day to day life easier and more livable. It has also increased my mobility. I highly recommend Emily and the work she does. Without her help the daily pain I have would be unbearable. She is always so nice and takes the time to listen. Thank you for the great care.
I have suffered from migraines for years, but they had become so bad I was having them at least 2-3 times a week. I heard about The Bowen Method a few months ago from some friends who were raving about how much it had helped them, one in particular with migraines, so I decided to give it a try. The first treatment was so strange and amazing, and I saw results almost immediately. The next week I only had one migraine, which hadn’t happened in months! I wasn’t able to get back in for treatment on time, but even after a couple of extra weeks between treatments, I saw an improvement in pain. After a few more treatments, I can say that I might get migraines on occasion, but The Bowen Method has absolutely made a difference and I feel so much better!
Cancer / Chemotherapy
Emily is such a great listener and fully understands my needs and how to help me! I’m grateful to have found such a great practitioner that gives me a lot of relief from my day-to-day pain and dizziness due to my chemo/cancer treatment. I highly recommend Bowen with Emily!
I am writing to share with you how you impacted my life with your Bowen therapy treatment. When you first approached me about the Bowen treatment you provided, you said it could help me with my Plantar fasciitis, I was skeptical. The day you saw me in so much pain I could hardly walk without tears. You looked in my eyes and said I needed to come and see you that day for a treatment. I saw the compassion and caring in your eyes and I decided to trust you.
When I arrived for my appointment, you explained the process to me and asked me several questions about my pain and problems. You treated the whole person not just a body part. The session began with gentle précised movements throughout the body. I thought how could this be helping me, but by the end of the session I was pleasantly surprised. I felt so relaxed and at peace.
After the session you explained what to expect the next few days following the treatment. The next day was a little sore but I felt better. I could walk without bringing a tear to my eyes. I only had one treatment and the pain was improving every day. I am so grateful for that day that you cared enough to reach out and help me. I just wanted to share how thankful I am for you and your Bowen Therapy.
Emily, I can’t thank you enough. May God bless you and your business.
My name is Tyla and I have suffered from migraines since I was a kid.
After having my 3 amazing kids, my list of pains has grown. My arms will go completely numb when I sleep and my hands will go numb throughout the day along with constant pain in my right hip and lower back. The joys of having kids! When I began talking with Emily about Bowen I was going through testing for an enlarged lymph node, which doctors had been following for 2 years.
My first experience with Bowen was like nothing I ever imagined. I was more relaxed than I’d been in years, although completely aware of everything going on in my body. I have been fortunate enough to experience some intense releases during my treatments. Most of them involving seeing very vibrant colors and feeling an overall sense of calmness.
During my first few weeks of treatments, the numbness in my arms went away completely and stayed away for about 8 months. I no longer had nightly headaches, and I felt 3 inches taller. However, my lymph node grew to the size of a golf ball. I need to add that during this time going along with the Bowen sessions, my treatment from my doctor in Boston consisted of about 4 ultrasounds, 2 mammograms and biopsies. All of which happened at the beginning, middle and end of my Bowen sessions. I wan’t receiving any medical procedures or medicines for my lymph nodes.
After about 5 Bowen sessions I was no longer able to feel my golf ball sized lymph node. I went for yet another ultrasound and my doctor was astounded. I no longer had an enlarged lymph node. You can imagine how happy I was. I had mentions my Bowen sessions to my doctor throughout this whole process – to which she had no idea what I was talking about.
After seeing my last ultrasound she said, ‘Whatever Bowen is keep it up, I’ve never seen anything like this!’ I could not wait to tell Emily!!!
I came to Emily with extreme pain in my cervical area as well as many other chronic conditions.
Understand that I had been going to a chiropractor weekly and physical therapy twice a week for months with no relief. I continued with extreme pain, restricted movement, headaches and migraines. It felt like there was no hope of improvement. A good friend of mine suggested trying Bowen Therapy and told me about Emily. I would try anything at that point.
I met Emily who immediately put me at ease as she learns why I have come to her for help. Then Emily does her thing as I lie there being still. It is really cool , I can feel my body respond to her touches. After one treatment I had two days pain free. I have had two more treatments since then and my pain is almost completely gone. I feel better with every treatment. She also worked on my breathing issues and I could feel the changes instantly.
My body feels stronger, more capable and as an added bonus my mood has improved tremendously.
My mood is better, my body feels stronger, more energetic, my breathing is better and the pain is just about gone.
Congestion and Lung Issues
Emily has done Bowen technique on me quite a few times. The first time I had severe pneumonia. She was wonderful, the techniques she performed was aimed at clearing my congestion and opening my lungs. I felt very relaxed and comfortable throughout the entire procedure. About a day after Bowen I noticed a marked improvement of my symptoms. Although I was not completely cured, I did feel a lot better!!
I would definitely recommend trying Bowen! After that I have gone to see Emily for some other minor tweaks for different things.
Emily is very skilled and gentle while doing the maneuvers. She is fabulous and I would say that it’s definitely worth trying before having a major procedure ! It’s important to actually have it done 2-3 times before accessing the full effect of Bowen.
Neck Tightness and Headaches
I was suffering from chronic neck tightness, aching and headaches for approximately three months. I took aspirin, stretching and using a heat pack to alleviate the pain.
A friend of my wife’s , Emily Deneault, explained the Bowen method technique, and I was instantly interested. I did some research on it and decided to give it a try. I walked into one of Emily’s monthly Bowen clinics. The “touch therapy” techniques impressed me because of their minimal and gentle nature.
After we finished, I felt extremely relaxed and a little tired for the rest of the day. However, I felt immediate relief after just one visit with Emily. Followed up with two visits and six months later, I haven’t had an episode of neck pain.
I have suffered from chronic back pain as well as fibromyalgia for many years. In the past, my doctors have prescribed medications for pain, cortisone shots and Neurontin. In desperation, I also saw a chiropractor a couple of times a week. Then I found out about to Bowen Therapy. The results have been spectacular.
The pain I once struggled with no longer exists and my posture improved after only a few sessions. I now walk without the numbness I once felt in my feet. And I have more feeling in my hands as well. Finally I want to express my sincere gratitude to Emily for making such a positive difference in my life…. thank you so much.
My left hand tingled. The doctor said I pinched something in my neck and medications would help. I didn’t like the medicines because of their side effects. They would make me drowsy.
I saw Emily for a few Bowen sessions and within a few weeks the tingle went away. It is a bit weird since she doesn’t seem to do much – but the result was unbelievable. She really knows what she is doing.
Showing up to my appointment with a different ailment does not phase her as she is able to figure out the best “plan of attack” for that day. I would recommend Emily to anyone! She is amazing at what she does with results to back it up and has a steadfast belief in the Bowen treatments she provides.