Tom Bowen never documented his technique. Our knowledge of his technique comes from the six osteopaths who appreciated the results of his technique and sought to understand it. The technique consists of a gentle loading of the tissue and then “snapping” it in the opposite direction. It is extremely gentle and works as a stand alone therapy or an adjunct to other methods.

The curious case of Tom Bowen: with no prior medical training, he created a technique which reduces myofascial pain without causing pain itself.