Great! The initial fact that it worked for a while means that your body responded and can heal using Bowen. There can be several reasons why the change or relief was temporary. The body may need a few reminders on how to reset itself and get back on the path to optimal health. KEEP GOING! The effects of a Bowen session begin during the session and continue working for 3-5 days or so after the session. Many of the greatest benefits experienced a few days after the session.