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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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.

Cervicogenic Headaches

By Dr Guy Ashburner on August 10, 2021

“Osteopathy is based on the perfection of Nature’s work. When all parts of the human body are in line we have health. The work of the osteopath is to adjust the body from the abnormal and health is the result of the normal condition.“ Dr.A.T. Still M.D. There is nothing quite like a headache to ruin one’s day. Depending on the severity of symptoms, they can be highly debilitating. There are various types one can suffer from, one of them being a “cervicogenic headache” which means “from the neck.

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Degenerative Lumbar Spine

By L Cornelissen on August 10, 2021

I THOUGHT I WILL NEVER WALK STRAIGHT UP AGAIN! In October 2016, I woke up with pain in my right gluteus muscle and a bit of pins and needles in my right foot. From March 2017 – May 2018 I visited chiropractors, physiotherapists, biokineticists, a lynotherapist, a pain and nerve release practitioner and tried body stress release. These treatments gave me little relief and pain still persisted. From March 2018 my pain was excruciating.

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Neurological Disease

By N. Rodgers on August 10, 2021

What a wonderful caring doctor! My husband, who has a neurological disease with multiple disabilities, felt safe and secure in his hands. We loved his approach to osteopathy (as this is not the first osteopath we have used). We highly recommend Dr Ashburner - who is 1 of only 2 practitioners in the entire country who is trained in the Perrin Technique, which proved very useful for my husband’s ME.

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By Dr Guy Ashburner on August 10, 2021

Meer as 80% van volwassenes ervaar rugpyn op een of ander stadium in hul lewens, maar net omdat dit so ’n algemene probleem is, beteken dit nie jy kan of moet dit bloot net ignoreer nie. “So een keer elke paar maande skiet hierdie verskriklike pyn deur my rug en slat my asem weg,” vertel Carola Spies (42), ’n tuisteskepper van Kaapstad. “Vir so drie of wat dae moet ek net in die bed lê, plat op my rug.

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