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Areas covered:Potters Bar, St Albans, Brookmans Park, Hadley Wood, Little Heath , Borehamwood, Barnet, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City ... and anywhere else in Hertfordshire!

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Treatments Available:

  • Bowen Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Sports Bowen
  • Meet us
    With 10 years' experience, Jackie Matlock has been treating sufferers of sports injuries, back pain and other chronic and acute muscular conditions. Before setting up The Pain Relief Stop ...

    What is Bowen?
    Find out how an Australian man began using a new therapy on friends and family, and how it grew to be a world-renowned therapy.

    The Pain Relief Stop has had many success stories recently. Read about some of our treatments

    Jackie Matlock is accredited with membership to the following professional bodies:

    European College of Bowen Studies

    CNHC - Complimentary Natural Health Council


    Complimentary Therapists Association


    BTPA Membership Badge


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    The Bowen Technique can help relieve back pain, shoulder problems, stress and fatigue.

    In addition, my Bowen Clinic also has clients who have suffered from hay fever, sciatica, digestive disorders, migraine, headaches, hormonal problems to name just a few.

    Bowen is a therapy which uses thumbs and fingers to gently roll across muscle and soft tissue. It stimulates the body's own natural healing processes. This achieves health and balance in the body. Treatments can be carried out through light clothing. Anyone from babies to the elderly can benefit.

    New: introducing Sports Bowen: the next level of sports massage.


    Introducing Sports Bowen

    Jackie began her career in sports massage, then branched into Bowen Therapy. Sports Bowen brings sports massage to the next level and enhances what she has been doing over the past 10 years.

    Read more about our sports Bowen treatments here >

    Help your Digestion

    Here's a suggestion: first thing in the morning, try drinking a cup of hot water with freshly squeezed lemon juice to help stimulate your digestion. This can help to improve the transit of food through your gut. Thus reducing toxins held within the body.

    Aim to drink at least 7 more glasses of water during the day because dehydration reduces the amount of calories you burn and your body struggles to absorb the nutrients.

    Frustrated about not shedding a few pounds?

    Why not try this simple exercise routine: If you exercise 3 times a day for 10 minutes to raise your heart beat (ie. walking up and down stairs, slow jogging, fast walking or skipping) this will increase your metabolism for up to 3 hours on each occasion.

    This will raise your metabolic rate enough for your body to burn more calories. As a suggestion, exercise for 10 minues before work, 10 minutes at lunchtime and 10 minutes in the evening. Exercise increases muscle tone which then makes burning off calories much easier.

    As we get older, muscle is replaced by fat which uses less calories in your body. So every pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day. After 30 our body metabolism slows down by 2% each decade. So staying active through small amounts of regular exercise can to prevent middle-age spread!

    Fatigue Sufferer finds relief

    C. a world class triathlon medallist came to my clinic after being recommended Bowen Therapy. Having overcome ADHD, and then having been subject to a series of traumatic life stresses, she was now experiencing chest pains and severe fatigue which were constantly affecting both her work and her social life. C is now enjoying both her work and social life again!

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