Osteopathy for all stages of life


Osteopathy is most commonly known for assisting in the treatment of ‘bad backs’, however, it is much broader than this and can help with a wide range of conditions including those such as arthritis and sciatica.

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babies & children

Despite the common belief that children are young and flexible enough to have no musculoskeletal imbalances in their body, this is not necessarily true. The reality of this can only be ascertained on professional analysis of the birth history and on clinical observation and examination.

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during and after pregnancy

Being pregnant is a unique and powerful life experience, during which your body undergoes immense physical, hormonal and emotional changes. The effects of hormonal softening of ligaments, the position of the growing baby, postural changes and increases in weight can put additional pressure on your joints and muscles of your spine and pelvis.

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Guy has worked with many clients and they have all left happy and satisfied. Have a look what Guy’s clients say about him.

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From our blog

Dr Guy Ashburner osteopath Cape Town, offers a complete package of care from pain relief to prevention of long-term recurrence of symptoms. Furthermore, advice is provided on injury prevention and postural education through personalized exercise, ergonomic and lifestyle advice. Osteopathy Cape Town is committed to keeping you and your family in good health.

Fascia and nerve entrapment

By Guy Ashburner on July 1, 2021

“I Know of no part of the body that equals the fascia as a hunting ground…. All nerves go to and terminate in that great system, the fascia.” —Philosophy and Mechanical Principles of Osteopathy A.T. Still M.D. Fascia and nerve entrapment. Nerve entrapment involves compression of a nerve or nerve root, causing pain, numbness, tingling, sensitivity and/or weakness. As nerves travel through the body they pass through and beside muscles, alongside bones and joint spaces, and in and around organs.

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Neck and shoulder pain

By M. Traest on July 1, 2021

I went to Guy Ashburner after experiencing about neck and shoulder pain for around six months. I was quite desperate, as I had already consulted two physios (neither had been able to give any lasting relief through massage, needling or home-based exercises). Guy’s approach was quite different, and far more holistic. My pain was hugely diminished after the first treatment, and then, about 10 days after my second appointment, the pain disappeared completely.

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Locked Jaw

By F Asuur on March 31, 2021

My son has been suffering with locked jaw for the last 1 1/ 2 years. He has been in a lot of pain and not even being able to open his mouth wider than a certain point. After trying a few different things we were referred to Dr Ashburner. After the first session he already felt a huge relief and could open his mouth wider than before. By the 3rd session he could open his mouth completely and has no pain.

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The importance of Health awareness education

By Dr Guy Ashburner on March 31, 2021

“The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ”― Thomas A. Edison Today, more than ever before, patients have the ability to take control of their health care. Many people are ignorant about health issues and as a result this may predispose them to falling sick. There are many health problems that could be easily avoided if we paid a bit more attention to our health education.

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