Every muscle is important, but did you know that the functions of the diaphragm affect the whole body system? Not only does the diaphragm play a crucial role in breathing, it also plays a role in digestion, lymph movement, waste removal, posture, movement of the upper limbs and our emotional and psychological states. Pretty important! Time to see your Bowen therapist?

Bordoni B, Purgol S, Bizzarri A, et al. (June 01, 2018) The Influence of Breathing on the Central Nervous System. Cureus 10(6): e2724. DOI 10.7759/cureus.2724

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