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Emmett Technique -The Chameleon Approach to the Body

Emmett Therapy works on a principal that “if you touch something light enough, it may response” It is also very unique body therapy offering an alternative treatment to ease pain and discomfort and improve general wellbeing, no matter how good the Therapist is or how good the doctor, how good the marketing is, but all depends on you and your attitude towards fashion.  Foot wear, jewellery, belts, watches, bracelets, type and size of cloths which you are wearing, the way you are sitting or standing, are you wearing correct size, etc. Any restrictions will cause problems for the body function to be carried out proper and correct information. What is good for others is not always good for you!

Emmett Technique is a safe and simple muscle release therapy developed by Remedial Therapist Ross Emmett. It is used to address pain and discomfort, improve body movement and can restore a positive emotional state.

Ross Emmett

Ross has been encouraged and supported in developing this course by Tom Bowen's family, by several of Tom's later students. Romney Smeeton, who was a close friend of Tom's until his death. Romney says of Ross:

"he has an understanding and feeling for Tom Bowen's work that I believe is far greater than anyone I have met, including those of us who actually watched Tom work."

Ross aims to bring back the simplicity and magic of the way Tom Bowen worked - as he says: "Let the jewel stand out on its own and not be smothered by the wrapping."

Emmett Technique can be used on its own or in conjunction with other therapy. Ross Emmett, has proven that combination of Bowen and Emmett therapies, has achieved a faster way to ease pain and improve the treatment with results which single therapy has not have achieved.

Emmett Moves, the power of three

1) To switch on, First to recognise the problem,

2) To switch off,  Second to correct by making changes to the area, and

3) Make it nice, Third is for the conscious mind to recognise a change has taken place. 

A small time break is given between each move to allow the brain the time to re – program changes. The Pressure of Emmett move is held up to 20 seconds maximum.

Emmett Technique

Is a special form of body therapy that involves application of light finger pressure at specific points. These are in sequences that enable gentle releases for common problems which include neck, shoulder and back pain. Emmett helps instantly the following few 


  • Body symmetry/balance
  • Fast, effective quad/hamstring releases
  • Increase lung capacity
  • Aid power in grip/shoulder strength
  • Increase general body flexibility
  • Aid lung capacity
  • Assist leg cramping
  • Assist grip strength
  • Aid release shoulder restriction
  • Assist congestion of lower limbs
  • Aid knee pain
  • Improve hand grip strength
  • Improve shoulder movement and neck rotation
  • Increase stability
  • Grip strength improvement
  • Help lower leg difficulties
  • Aids breathing difficulties
  • Increase shoulder movement
  • Improve neck restriction
  • Hand co-ordination
  • Balance
  • Neck rotation
  • Respiratory 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 November 2011 09:40