Bowen can help the body recover from a variety of conditions, from serious injuries to chronic illnesses, depending on each person’s ability to heal.

Conditions that respond well are:
- back pain
- neck and shoulder problems
- knee, ankle and foot problems
  frozen shoulder
- groin pain, and pelvic tilt
- sports and accident injuries
- RSI, carpal tunnel and tennis elbow
- heel spurs, bunions, hammertoes and plantar fasciitis
- migraines and headaches
- jaw pain (TMJ problems)
- ear-ache, ear infections
- respiratory problems and allergies
- digestive and bowel problems (including IBS)
- fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue
- hormone related problems like infertility, PMS and menopause
- colic in infants
- back pain in pregnancy