Back and shoulder pain is a common complaint due to our sedentary lifestyles and bad posture. Nearly 50% of us will suffer at some point in our lives -our experts are here to help you avoid it. The Osteopath Dr Guy Ashburner is a Cape Town-based osteopath Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are common, and are caused by injuries affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. As the shoulder has a high degree of flexibility, it’s less stable and more prone to injuries than other joints.
Do alternative medical therapies work? In pain? If conventional methods fail, visit an osteopath. The Women24 team gives the treatment a ‘thumbs up’. Do you? In search of answers, I visited Dr Guy Ashburner, an osteopath. (On behalf of the osteopathic profession) Our first appointment was mostly talk and lasted for roughly 45 minutes. After exploring my health with a series of non-invasive questions, Dr Ashburner explained more about the practice, and I learnt that:
Taking Back Control. Having survived a near-death experience, Anansa Steyn found herself once more challenged by her own body. We help her get back on the road to recovery. “It was a seemingly innocuous fall that changed Anansa Steyn’s life four years ago. She had been on holiday in Mossel Bay, enjoying sun-drenched days and relaxing summer nights. One evening, as she and her friends were riding the golf cart from the hotel to their accommodation, she lost her balance as the cart went round a sharp bend.